Top Women Board Leaders Met at Womencorporatedirectors Global Institute
May 8-10, 2018—
The WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD) Global Institute featured more than 200 board leaders and top executives from 30+ countries, who convened to address how directors can guide companies through this era of "radical insecurity".
ISHOW Kenya 2018
May. 10, 2018—
Powering Agriculture Innovator SimGas competed at the ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) Kenya on May 10, 2018. ISHOW is a global competition for hardware-led ventures and social enterprises that focuses on the design and engineering journey of taking physical products to market.
The International Forum on Solar Technologies met in Rome, Italy to discuss the financial, capacity-building, risk management and other practical considerations of developing solar-powered clean energy solutions.
Sam White, co-founder of Promethean Power Systems, provided insights on the benefits of deploying in developing economies, and discussed whether initial deployment in developing countries might improve technology design and deployment strategies for domestic markets.
Powering Agriculture and their Partners and Innovators met in Nairobi, Kenya on January 18, 2018 to share information about the energy/agriculture nexus and present the clean energy technologies that Powering Agriculture Innovators are deploying around the world.
Vijay Modi from The Earth Institute at Columbia University presented at Session 2: Pole-to-Pole Innovation Flows. This session addressed how “Global North” and “Global South” perspectives and expertise are building on each other to enable affordable, sustainable innovation and technological leapfrogging.
KickStart International’s Alan Spybey served as an adviser for the event.
The Naivasha Horticultural Fair is Africa's biggest Horticultural fair. This event is in its 15th year and attracts an audience from across the continent and Europe. The event showcases products and services from stake-holders in the horticultural industry—primarily flower industry but also car manufacturers, accessories and financial institutions.
Promethean Power Systems Director Sorin Grama offered his perspective on entrepreneurship in the developing world at the 3rd Annual Tata Center Symposium at the MIT Samberg Conference Center on September 13, 2017.
Claro Energy's Kartik Wahi offered an electricity access expert’s perspective, and provided lessons from the ground in India by speaking on a panel titled "Project Implementation: What is the reality on the ground? Gap between assumptions and reality" at the LVDC Conference in Nairobi, Kenya.
Andrew Varrow of Development Ventures—a Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG) project partner—discussed how microgrids can help eliminate energy poverty in the developing world, and outlined strategies for encouraging private-sector investment in community-level microgrids.
Allison Archambault of Earthspark spoke on a live broadcast by global experts on how energy access can be a major contributor towards building resilience in vulnerable regions. A replay of the webinar is available for review.