Asia 21 is a network of more than 800 young leaders from 30 countries focused on shaping a brighter future for the Asia-Pacific region. In 2016, One Earth Designs CEO Dr Catlin Powers joined 32 other leaders in Seoul, South Korea, for the Asia 21 summit. More information is available at Asia Society website.
When: Friday, October 21 2:45pm - 4:15pm Where: Bioneers 2016 Over 30 attendants came to the solar cooking workshop we ran at Bioneers. They heard about the future of solar cooking in both developing nations and right here in the U.S. with Solar Cookers International founder and President Julie Greene and One Earth Designs co-founder Catlin Powers. Attendees also got hands-on experience using a range of solar cookers, including our SolSource, and were treated to the secrets of solar cooking by preparing dishes on a range of models of cutting-edge solar cookers, right under the California sun. Find out more at Bioneers Conference
One Earth Designs’s co-founder Dr Catlin Powers has accepted the invitation from ASIA 21 to be an Asian 21 Young Leader. She will contribute to the development agenda for Asia and will take part in their annual summit in Seoul later this year. Find out more about Asia 21 Young Leaders 2016 Class by following this link.
Leo Tolstoy once said, “Add your light to the sum of light,” and so even darkness is brightened by the countless candle flames of people illuminating their individual corners of the night. So Mama Dolfine, overcame the tragedy of her own personal darknesses to found the Korando Educational Center —a non-formal school and orphanage on the outskirts of Kisumu, Kenya. She started with seven boys—and now gives her love and care to more than 200 children, over 30 of whom live in her own house. And the sum of light continues to expand. Volunteers cross oceans to be part of this remarkable vision—and it’s not just caring for orphans, but creating an ethos of sustainability. Contributions have helped nurture the dream, too, providing electricity and potable water and making considerable progress…