Energy & Environment
About

Modern life is made possible by energy, but abuse of natural resources threatens the very environment we inhabit. Resolution Fellows are addressing the many facets of this complex challenge, from power generation and efficiency, to conservation and environmental stewardship. While their generation has not created the problem, the world looks to young leaders of today for solutions and alterations to lifestyle and development modes that make our way of life sustainable, and ensure the preservation of our planet for future generations.

Modern life is made possible by energy, but abuse of natural resources threatens the very environment we inhabit. Resolution Fellows are addressing the many facets of this complex challenge, from power generation and efficiency, to conservation and environmental stewardship. While their generation has not created the problem, the world looks to young leaders of today for solutions and alterations to lifestyle and development modes that make our way of life sustainable, and ensure the preservation of our planet for future generations.

Msouobu Gueuwou Shester Landry

Shester Landry Msouobu Gueuwou is a young Cameroonian hailing from Bayangam (a small village in the Western region of Cameroon). He studied at Pi and Ju Nursery and Primary Bilingual School Complex Etoudi where he left with a First School Leaving Certificate. Then, he completed both Ordinary Level and Advanced Level at Government Bilingual High School Yaoundé Essos.

Tinotenda Makuvire

Tinotenda is a student from Zimbabwe currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering at McGill University. He is passionate about sustainable energy and community development. Energy is the backbone of most economies and we often exploit energy in ways that are not sustainable especially in Africa where most energy sources are still very traditional. His aim is to leverage his Engineering experience to drive sustainable harnessing of energy from the environment.

ZimDigester

ZimDigester will focus on renewable energy for home use at an affordable price in rural Zimbabwe. The project will provide animal and food waste bio-digesters and deliver training to individual households on how to use the technology.

Nicholas Toronga

Nicholas Toronga is a third-year student pursuing a major in Finance and a concentration in Business Analytics at McGill University. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Nicholas is an active community builder. Apart from co-founding ExlAfrica, Nicholas was actively involved in Zimbabwe as a facilitator at LUT- a social enterprise that won the 2011 Harvard Innovation Challenge. A MasterCard Scholars Program Student Council Representative for McGill University, Nicholas is also a student ambassador for the Clinton Global Initiative.

Susan Hilda Lokolimoe

Susan studies Social work and Social administration at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. She co-founded Girls Alive Uganda with classmates Suzan Mutoni and Marion Apio to address the lack of sanitary materials for vulnerable girls in Tororo District, Uganda.

Suzan Mutoni

Suzan is an undergraduate student of Environmental Health Sciences at Makerere University School of Public Health. She is the Project coordinator of the Girls Alive Project, an initiative that breaks the major barrier to girl child education through making reusable sanitary towels and teaching menstrual hygiene. She is also the head of the Public Health Department of the BRAC Scholars’ alumni. A platform that was created to establish give back avenues through which students can solve pressing health challenges in their home areas.

Marion Apio

Marion Apio has always had a desire to help young people and one of the ways she could do it, was by providing sanitary towels, an essential tool to the girl child education. Marion Apio hails from Tororo District in the Eastern Region of Uganda. She is the C. E. O of Girls Alive Uganda (GAUP), a youth led project that aims at making and distributing reusable sanitary towels to the vulnerable girls in her community. She is a Mastercard Foundation Scholar at Makerere University, studying a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Communication.

Girls Alive Uganda

Girls Alive Uganda aims to address the lack of sanitary materials for vulnerable girls in Tororo District, Uganda. The project will produce and distribute affordable sanitary pads to reduce high rates of menstrual-related school absenteeism, which remains a key barrier to girls’ education in Uganda.

Oluwafolajimi Adesanya

Folajimi Adesanya is a Medical Doctor in training and a Policy Enthusiast who believes in the potential of young Nigerians like himself in being catalysts of positive transformation in the African society. He has over three years of experience in Mentorship, Capacity Building, Libertarian Movement and as a Social Entrepreneur. He is the Founder/Chief Administrator of The Panacea Project, an organization that is committed to identifying societal problems to the end of proferring workable solutions to these problems.

MiaMira

"Aaron" Tsz Ki Lit is the founder of MiaMira in Hong Kong. MiaMira is a fashion brand that celebrates the beauty and diversity of life underwater through garments and accessories inspired the patterns, shapes, and colors of marine animals. Using sustainable eco-fabric for the apparel raises awareness of marine biodiversity and conservation issues, while a portion of all profits will go to marine conservation efforts.