Date: 2017-06-20 15:25:31
Femi Oye, owner of GoSolar Africa, shares his story of inventing smokeless cook stoves after watching his grandmother die from inhaling toxic smoke.
In this series, meet the entrepreneurs behind the Seed Transformation Program. They are filled with passion and purpose—equally committed to growing their businesses and improving their communities, continent, and world. Their stories of struggle and success embody Stanford Seed’s mission. Watch the Profiles of Purpose series and be inspired.
Seed, the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies, is a Stanford Graduate School of Business-led initiative that’s working to end the cycle of global poverty. By supporting established entrepreneurs as they scale their businesses and create jobs, STP—a 12-month intensive leadership program—is making an impact on companies and lives. Seed also inspires Stanford students to become globally engaged leaders through internships at STP companies and supports critical research that can lead to breakthrough solutions.
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