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Lesley Silverthorn

Co-Founder and CEO, Angaza Design Inc.

Biography

Lesley Silverthorn is the Co-Founder and CEO of Angaza Design, Inc., a for-profit social venture that uses human-centred design to create solar home systems with embedded pay-per-use technology, inspired directly by the needs of the rural poor. A product designer and mechanical engineer from Stanford University, she has also worked as a design engineer on a large variety of products from the Amazon Kindle eReader to medical devices.