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Published on Dec 14, 2016
Fourth World (#4thWorld) is the next phase of global human development which embraces the principles of sustainability, resilience, gender empowerment, biodiversity, access to technology and regenerative economics for all. Sandra Kwak is Founder and CEO of 10Power, a company working internationally with local partners to provide renewable energy access in communities that lack electricity. 10Power has developed and financed solar projects on water purification centers in Haiti. Sandra proposes that by combining modern technology with indigenous knowledge and practices, we will create quantum development, ushered in by the Fourth Industrial Revolution tenants outlined by the World Economic Forum, and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, including renewable energy, regenerative agriculture, big data informatics and human-centered design.
Sandra Kwak is CEO and Founder of social business 10Power, which is providing renewable energy internationally to communities that lack access to electricity. Previously she worked with AutoGrid creating energy saving apps for utilities using smart meter Big Data, scaling the company through $14M in financing from prototype to a global brand. Sandra also Co-Founded and served as President and COO of energy efficiency company Powerzoa and at Pacific Gas and Electric Utility implementing the ClimateSmart program, which offsets emissions associated with electricity generation. She has a Sustainable MBA from Presidio Graduate School, has taught at SFSU and guest lectures at CCA and Stanford.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx