Clean Mobility goes beyond Physical Movement

It is about Social Mobility too.

About us

We are a proud woman-owned small business

Based in Sacramento, California. Founded in 2020 by architect and urban planner Angelina Rahimi, our mission is to revitalize underserved communities through innovative clean mobility, community engagement, and workforce development strategies.

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At Aura Planning

we believe that clean mobility goes beyond physical movement

It is also about social mobility. We recognize that access to better opportunities in education and employment is crucial in our journey toward bringing equity to the clean mobility movement. 

Our approach

high tech & high touch

Our approach is both high tech and high touch, and centered around efficiently merging economic development, environmental stewardship, and community empowerment to drive constructive change.
By leveraging policies, partnerships, and community support, we develop innovative and replicable programs in clean mobility, community engagement, and workforce development.

Our team

a group of professionals

We work with a diverse group of professionals and consulting companies from various disciplines, backgrounds, and cultures.

Together, we have successfully implemented projects in equitable clean mobility solutions, outreach, education, workforce development, planning and urban design. Our diverse expertise and global experience equips us to meet the unique needs of our community.

Meet Our Team

Angelina is a seasoned Architect and Urban Planner with 20+ years of experience overseeing diverse projects for utilities, city agencies, and community-based organizations in Iran, Canada, and the United States. With a strong commitment to serving underserved communities, she combines her professional acumen with a passion for making a positive impact. Outside of work, Angelina finds joy in spending time with her son and stand up paddleboarding.

Angelina Rahimi, MCP, M.Arch

President, Principal Planner

George, with his 15-year tenure in engineering, brings a lifelong passion for energy and product development to Aura. His career is marked by creating innovative solutions across multiple sectors. Committed to community education, George has extensively engaged people of all ages in environmental, energy, and transportation topics. At Aura, his dedication to renewable energy and effective training solutions is instrumental in propelling the company's mission. Outside of work, George enjoys travel and exploring new restaurants with his wife.

George Suarez

Vice President

Vosawale is an Urban Planner from Fiji, with expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Transportation Planning. She excels in research, data analysis, map design, online map application development, report and proposal writing, and 3D site modeling. She is passionate about community service, with a special affinity for leveraging technology and art. Outside of work, Vosawale finds joy in the company of her family, friends and dog, Custard, as well as playing Cities Skylines.

Vosawale Lesuma, MCP

Senior Planner & GIS Analyst

Aaron is a dedicated Software Engineer from Mexico, specializing in the design and development of captivating virtual reality experiences. With expertise in programming languages and 3D modeling tools, he brings interactive environments to life for educational and training purposes. Aaron's passion lies in creating immersive experiences that facilitate learning and personal growth. Outside of work, Aaron finds joy in going to the gym, gaming, and baking cookies.

Aarón Angulo

Software Engineering Manager

Presently serving as a Project Manager, Nallely is known for her exceptional skills in resource allocation and maintaining effective communication within cross-functional teams and with others. Her impressive career is underscored by her commitment to continuous improvement. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time outdoors and cherishing moments with her family.

Nallely Villezca

Project Manager

Partners

PEM Motion is driving the future of e-mobility. The company provides business consulting and engineering services to help clients achieve their goals and solve complex challenges in the battery, electric motor, fuel cell, and e-mobility industries. The team was founded in 2014 as a spin-off of the chair for “Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components” (PEM) at the RWTH Aachen University by Prof. Achim Kampker and Dr. Christoph Deutskens.

PEM Motion

Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components

Established in 2019 in Fremont, California, EVEN Recharge Inc. is dedicated to creating a sustainable EV charging infrastructure model for underserved areas such as neighborhoods, city centers, and campuses. Our innovative ecosystem ensures rapid ROI for site-hosts, setting us apart from stand-alone models. We prioritize EV equity, recognizing the disparity in charging accessibility for those in multi-family homes or rural communities. Collaborating with Aura Planning to foster a greener future together.

EVEN Recharge

The Preferred EV Charging Destination for All

Specialty planning consultancy specializing in downtown and neighborhood revitalization, rural economic development, community branding and marketing, economic development, and historic preservation. Arnett Muldrow was one of the first in America to both create and successfully integrate community branding into the planning process.

Arnett Muldrow

Creative Planning Firm

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