Weâ€™re happy to report that Katie Bliss has arrived safely from rural Bolivia to be our Outreach Intern.
Coordinating and leading data collection, identifying partner organizations for Outreach projects, conducting technology surveys, and coordinating and leading follow-up visits.
Hereâ€™s her bio:
Katie Bliss (University of Sussex, UK, BA, Environmental and Development Studies)
Katie has worked with development organisations (weâ€™ll let her get away with the British spelling) on various projects in the past including in microfinance in Cambodia and in sustainable wastewater management in Western Australia. Until recently Katie has been working as a Community Officer for the Energy Saving Trust in the U.K. The role included supporting community organisations to set up renewable energy projects and working to build up the local renewable energy supply chain. She has also volunteered and studied Community Renewable Energy systems at the Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales. She has recently been travelling in South America and working on a community enterprise project in a Native Community in the Manu Biosphere Reserve, PerÃ¹.