SOLAR EDUCATION ASSOCIATE
Hails from: Born in Vermont; lived in Canada, Egypt, New Zealand, Britain and Hungry
Activities: Kickboxing, Kempo, snowboarding, and hiking with coffee
Volunteer work: Train imprisoned youth how to install off-grid solar with Talent Maker City. I also volunteer with Girls Build in Portland, teaching 8 – 14 year old girls the basics of solar and wind power.
Little known fact: I have been signing (American Sign Language) since before I could speak as both my parents are deaf.
Degrees/certifications: MA in International Development from the American University in Cairo, Egypt. Off-grid solar install instructor for youth, Talent Maker City, OR
Favorite nonprofit: Twende Solar! They help solve energy poverty by installing renewable energy in the the world’s most neglected areas.