Dr. Kate Schecter is CEO of World Neighbors, a global NGO with offices in Oklahoma City, OK and Washington, DC organization founded in 1951. Dr. Schecter’s professional experience includes over 22 years working for various organizations, including an international non-profit organization focused on global health, the World Bank, a leading foundation and several prestigious universities, including Columbia and Harvard.
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Can nations in Africa and other parts of the developing world leapfrog over the use of fossil fuels and go straight to renewable energy sources? Understandably, the focus in rural development settings is often on generating centralized electrical capacity through renewable energy. Through the use of solar powered technologies, rural farmers can live healthier lives, create efficiencies to reduce their hard physical labor and create food security year-round.