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Michelle Lee
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Somalia and Anemia

A recent survey shows that up to 50% of Somali women and girls are suffering from iron deficiency and Vitamin A deficiency. This is terrible news. Micro-nutrient deficiency has a wide range of consequences, including negative physical, developmental, and even mental ramifications. Physically, one can become blind from the lack of Vitamin A, a mineral that humans can obtain through animal sources. Studies done by the Rural Education Action Project (REAP) showed that elementary-aged children with… Continue

Posted on May 8, 2010 at 3:30pm


I decided to choose the social entrepreneurial venture Embrace to shadow. I first found out about Embrace when I watched CEO Jane Chen's talk on TED. Then I read more about Embrace from Ac**en Fund and the Stanford D. School. Embrace makes baby incubators that cost only $25 for third world countries. Traditional incubators cost more than $20,000! Embrace has made a very innovative product, and has applied many of the D. School's designing ideas into their product.

I've shadowed… Continue

Posted on May 6, 2010 at 7:17pm — 1 Comment

When I'm 28

Ten years from now, I'll be 28.

By then, I want a close group of friends, a community of sorts, with like-minded people: full of passion, creativity, innovation. All ready to create, to discuss ideas, to change the world.

By then, I would have spent a year as an Ac**en Fund Fellow, working in third world countries in order to promote the ideas of social entrepreneurship, innovation, and patient capital.

I would have traveled the world, learning different cultures.… Continue

Posted on May 6, 2010 at 2:44am — 2 Comments

Innovation Tips

The innovation tip that I found most striking in Exhibit A is Paul Polak's tip: "think like a child – children have no limit to their thinking." Even though I am only 18 -- still barely on the border between childhood and adulthood -- I have stopped thinking like a child already. I like to think pragmatically, scientifically. I have become more used to following a set schedule in my every day life, not breaking out of schedule for the sake of comfort. I have lost my inclination to explore.… Continue

Posted on May 4, 2010 at 9:48pm — 1 Comment

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Ten years from now I will be in a political job assisting with people in the midlands of South Carolina particularly the rural working class and farmers. As the class of people that feed the nation I find that it is imperative that we assist with making sure they produce as much food as possible. I would like to support local scientists as well that are leading in research on how to produce food more efficiently. I will also be participating in missions to foreign countries to help people with…See More
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https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zQ49AvLkhA2w.kfbaOGer-lQYIf you click my link to my custom map using Google My Maps you will see the addition of a Emergency Shelter to be used in case of a tidal wave or other event from the sea. Included are new emergency routes on what will be an expanded highway to allow traffic to flow in the event of an emergency.See More
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The secret was living on the water via boats common in many developing countries like Myanmar. This is a real Indian boat home made of wood and this provides a shelter for many peoples around the world.
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