Emily Woods believes simple engineering solutions can change the world. She is responsible for Sanivation’s innovative technology designs. She has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. A selection of her work includes drilling water wells in Central America with Living Water, designing solar systems for Yellowstone National Park, prototyping solar latrines in Chile, and was the Sanitation Engineer for WSUP in Naivasha, Kenya.
Hana believes a toilet should bring you dignity—not disease. Graduating from Georgia Tech with a B.S. in International Affairs, she focused on human rights and development. In the past, she has worked in Uganda with micro-financing, and interned with the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Hana joined Sanivation in January, 2013.
Andrew believes that local and market driven solutions can change the world. Andrew has varied experience spanning sectors including water and sanitation intervention effectiveness studies, managing an impact investment program for global social enterprises, and as a consultant at a social impact strategy firm. He has a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Emory University and a BS in Environmental Engineering with highest honors from Georgia Institute of Technology.
While being an IT consultant, Dickson missed working with the community and changing lives. So with already a degree in Information & Technology he went back to Technical University of Kenya (TUK) and earned a degree in Community Development & Social Work. By rekindling his passion for the community, he works successfully with individuals, families and groups, all within a variety of settings.
Benjamin Kramer-Roach believes that re-purposing waste can save lives and the environment. Graduating from Emory University with a degree in Environmental Science, his studies have focused on conservation of biodiversity with a special interest in grassroots movements. Benjamin joined Sanivation in 2014 to work on the production of bio-briquettes.
Mona studied Industrial Design. Her strong interest to combine user-centered design and sustainability to solve problems in development countries started in 2010 when she began to research on urban sanitation with the German International Cooperation (GIZ) in Bangladesh. She designed a sanitation service, including the portable household toilet, called MoSan. In August 2013 she worked with Sanivation to test 5 MoSan toilets and the ecological sanitation service with interested people from Karagita in Naivasha (Kenya)
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