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Scot Frank

Scot Frank

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added 5 years ago | 00:00:37 | 54486 views

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...

Tish Scolnik

Tish Scolnik

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added 5 years ago | 00:00:57 | 43415 views

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...

Zehra Ali

Zehra Ali

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added 5 years ago | 00:01:31 | 26301 views

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...

Scot Frank: SolSource

Scot Frank: SolSource

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added 5 years ago | 00:02:45 | 23959 views

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 ...

Yi Wang: ReachOut | D-Lab Development

Yi Wang: ReachOut | D-Lab Development

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added 5 years ago | 00:01:31 | 27803 views

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 ...

Ting Shih: ClickHealth & ClickDiagnostics

Ting Shih: ClickHealth & ClickDiagn...

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added over 5 years ago | 00:03:11 | 35935 views

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...

Sherife Abdel Messih: SPARK!

Sherife Abdel Messih: SPARK!

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:55 | 25006 views |

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...

Sadik Antwi-Boampong: Nsuta Community Library Project

Sadik Antwi-Boampong: Nsuta Communi...

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added over 5 years ago | 00:02:44 | 22458 views

Sadik Antwi-Boampong ’09 participated in the MIT Public Service Fellowship program. Sadik established the Nsutaman Community Library, the only library in the town of Nsuta, Ghana. Sadik convinced Books for Africa to donate 7,000 books an...

Mario Bollini: Wheelchair Design for Developing Countries

Mario Bollini: Wheelchair Design fo...

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added over 5 years ago | 00:01:59 | 43374 views

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...

Kate Clopek: Community Water Solutions

Kate Clopek: Community Water Solutions

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added over 5 years ago | 00:02:37 | 26422 views

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...

Alia Whitney-Johnson: Emerge Global

Alia Whitney-Johnson: Emerge Global

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added over 5 years ago | 00:02:06 | 34122 views

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 ...

Tess Veuthey & Maria Luckyanova

Tess Veuthey & Maria Luckyanova

MIT Public Service Center Videos

Added 6 years ago | 00:00:00 | 46617 views

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...