Episode 93 - Urenna Onyewuchi breaks down some of the issues facing Africa
Oct 4th, 2017 by globalenergyleaders
Ryan Ray visits w/ Urenna Onyewuchi on today’s episode of The Global Energy Leaders Podcast as they discuss the various issues facing Africa.
Ureena received her PhD in Electrical Engineering, Asset Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Urenna is an electrical engineer with Corning Incorporated here in the States. Having grown up in Nigeria and being witness to the lack of electricity in her country. Urenna developed a strong passion to bring electricity to Africa and contribute in anyway possible. She is volunteering on the conference board for PES Power Africa in June for her second time as well as having founded EmpowerDISS in 2013, a program with connections to local high schools in Nigeria working to help more students make the transition into college and beyond through mentorship and working with alumni programs, and will continue to fight to bring the percentage down as fast as possible.
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