Sivan Yaari

Innovation: Africa

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Sivan Yaari is the founder and CEO of Innovation: Africa, a nonprofit that brings Israeli solar, agricultural, and water technologies to African villages. She was born in Israel, raised in France, educated in the United States with degrees in Finance from Pace University and a Master's Degree in International Energy Management and Policy from Columbia University. Sivan has been working in Africa for over 20 years and over the past decade, using Israeli technologies has brought clean water and light to nearly 3 million people across 10 African countries. Sivan has been recognized as one of 50 'Most Influential Women in Israel' by Forbes and her organization, Innovation: Africa, has received multiple awards including the Innovation Award from the United Nations.

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