Stories of Girls Making a Difference
Biography of Eden Full
Name: Eden Full
Date: Born 1992
Girlhood achievement: Invented the SunSaluter to improve energy accessibility
Eden Full's lifelong interest in science and technology led her to work in support of the global community. At the age of nine, the Calgary native developed a passionate interest in renewable energy technology. Dedicated and inspired, she was determined to make a difference.
Later, while studying at Princeton University, Eden created a rotator that allows solar panels to track the sun's movements – without using electricity! With the support of Peter Thiel's 20 Under 20 Fellowship and Scotiabank Ecoliving Student Leadership Award, Eden began her own enterprise, Roseicollis Technologies Inc.
Eden has now launched the SunSaluter. Used as a reliable source of energy in developing countries and established markets, in 2011 it won the Mashable/UN Foundation Startups for Social Good Challenge and was runner-up at the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge. In 2012, Eden was named one of the 30 under 30 in Forbes' Energy category and Ashoka's Youth Social Entrepreneur of the Year.
Eden lives in Calgary, Alberta and Oakland, California.
Eden Full – a history-making Canadian girl and a great Canadian woman.
Photo credit: http://edenfull.ca/about/
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