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Meet The Woman Behind Wazi Vision, The Recycled Plastic Glasses

August 7th, 2019 | by The Beam

Brenda Katwesigye is the founder and CEO of Wazi Vision Limited, a company incorporated in Uganda that builds eyewear and construction material from recycled plastic. Brenda is passionate about creating sustainable and affordable solutions for critical health care and housing challenges, so we talked to her about the challenges of providing eye care to children in Uganda and how she’s contributing to solving these issues


Katherine Lucey — CEO & Founder of Solar Sister — Talks Last-Mile Solar Revolution (#CleanTechnica Video)

September 24th, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan

Zachary Shahan, director & chief editor here at CleanTechnica, earlier this year spoke to Katherine Lucey, CEO & Founder of Solar Sister, after the Zayed Future Energy Prize awards ceremony. He inquired, "What can you say about what inspired you to start Solar Sister? And has it grown as you expected or has it been different than you expected?"


California Startup Apeel Sciences Reduces Food Waste By Protecting Produce

August 27th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

The southern-California startup Apeel Sciences is using a plant-based material to prevent food waste. The company makes a protective powder that farmers can add water to in order to spray on produce. The mixture creates a layer of protection on top of the natural peel of a fruit or vegetable to reduce perishability


How 3 Women Are Changing The World With Solar Energy

April 11th, 2017 | by Worldwatch Institute

This blog showcases three women from the developing world who have used small-scale solar panels, solar cook stoves, and solar lanterns to become successful businesswomen. Their stories demonstrate how women serve as frequent decision makers regarding how household energy is used and how they can serve as ideal agents of change who successfully spearhead the proliferation of solar energy.



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