The Solar Ear project, developed by Ashoka-Lemelson Fellow Howard Weinstein, has been selected as one of 15 initiatives for a Tech Award. The project, which pairs a low-cost hearing aid solution with a solar charger, was featured online today by Fast Company's Ariel Schwartz. You can read the article here.
About The Tech Awards
The Tech Awards is an international awards program that honors innovators from around the world who are applying technology to benefit humanity. Read more about the Tech Awards here: www.techawards.org/about/.
About the Ashoka-Lemelson Fellowship
The Ashoka-Lemelson partnership began in 2006 as a collaboration between the social entrepreneur-supporting non-profit Ashoka and the Lemelson Foundation to find, support, and celebrate social innovators whose technologies offer fresh, effective approaches to advancing social change.
Read more about the Ashoka-Lemelson partnership here: http://www.ashoka.org/lemelson.