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Scot Frank is a co-inventor of SolSource, a portable solar concentrator that can be used for heating the home, cooking and electricity generation. It was created to withstand the high winds of remote mountainous regions. Scot Frank and f...
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Tess Veuthy ('08) and Maria Luckyanova ('08) discuss their non-profit organization, Developing World Prosthetics, and their work in India with the Jaipur Foot Organization. Their team, Vac-Cast Prosthetics, now called Developing World P...
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Mario Bollini ’09 Course 2 participated in the MIT Public Service Fellowship program, the MIT IDEAS Competition, and in the service learning class, SP. 784, Wheelchair Design for the Developing World. Mario helped design the Figure-Eight...
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Tish Scolnik ('10 Course 2) is a co-inventor of the Leveraged Freedom Chair, a lever-powered wheelchair to assist in the ease of wheelchair travel in developing countries. Tish and her team of fellow inventors won a 2008 IDEAS Competitio...
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Ting Shih SM '09 participated in the MIT Paul and Priscilla Gray Value-Added Internship program. Ting traveled to Botswana to implement the ClickDiagnostics telemedicine system she co-founded. The system connects community health workers...
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Alia Whitney-Johnson ’09, participated in the MIT Public Service Fellowship program and Student Leaders in Service program, part of Americorps. Alia founded Emerge Global to help empower young girls and women through jewelry making, and ...
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Yi Wang ’09 received an MIT Public Service Center Grant to work in a D-Lab team on improving the efficiency of the charcoal and briquette production in Lunsar, Sierra Leone and other rural villages. After numerous trials, she found that ...
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Katherine Clopeck SM '09 participated in the MIT Public Service Fellowship program. Kate followed-up on a project she began the summer of 2008 to bring safe drinking water to rural villages and also empower the women of the villages to t...
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Zehra Ali (G Course 4) is a co-founder of Ghonsla, a developer, producer, and installer of renewable insulation for low-income housing in Northern Pakistan. Zehra and the rest of her Ghonsla team members, Emmanuel Arnaud, Mubarik Imam, a...
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Sherife Abdel Messih '09 founded SPARK!, which is an innovative youth leadership program whose aim is to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Egypt. The program is comprised of a leadership camp for top notch high school students and a...
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Scot Frank ’09 participated in the Public Service Fellowship program, the MIT IDEAS Competition, and Student Leaders in Service. Scot was also part of the 2008 IDEAS Team, SolSource Project, which received the Yunus Challenge Award for ...
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Grace Lee (’10 Course 7) was the President of the MIT chapter of Habitat for Humanity (HFH). With the help of Public Service Grants, Grace Lee and MIT Habitat for Humanity volunteers have worked to provide Habitat families typically livi...
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