Aliyah Formont is a policy analyst for Life:Powered, a national initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation to raise America’s energy IQ. Born and raised in Florida, Aliyah is passionate about ensuring that communities continue to have access to the most basic needs: energy and water.

As part of the Life:Powered team, Aliyah facilitates communication with experts and the legislature, provides research, and promotes sound energy policies in Texas and beyond. Aliyah also assisted in launching the new water policy initiative at the Texas Public Policy Foundation and remains active on this critical issue.

Aliyah has a B.S. in soil, water, and ecosystem sciences with a minor in non-profit organizational leadership from the University of Florida. During her time at Florida, Aliyah prioritized staying active in philanthropic organizations and worked with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, where she performed water quality data and research.