About RaT

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René Geneva, ceo

believes technology will help end poverty in developing communities. She has traveled the world working with indigenous communities in fair-trade, sewn-product manufacturing and solar pv. Since 2004, she has devoted herself to the accessibility of solar panels. Her invention, the Vanopy, is already helping families in Senegal + Puerto Rico.

renegeneva resume 2018 skills

HTML5/CSS3 * PHP* Wordpress
AutoCad * Photoshop * Illustrator
Sketchup * Microsoft Office

2011-Present CEO. Texas Indie Solar
Off-grid and Mobile Solar PV Systems
Design + Installation * Consulting
Solar Panel Canopy Manufacturer

Notable Projects
Client: City of Austin, Off-grid Bike Path LED Lighting 2017
Client: Lights All Night, City of Dallas, Public Art Canopies 2012
User: Willie Nelson, Solar Powered Music Stage Trailer 2011

Giving Back
2017 Indiegogo Raised $12,000 and sent Vanopys to families affected by Hurricane Maria
Solar Dome Public Children’s Art EAST
Enlightening Bug Solar for Schools Demos

1997 -2010 CEO. René Geneva Design, LLC
Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade Fashion House
Manufacture Domestic + International

Notable Projects
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Multiple
City of Austin, People’s Gallery
Client: WholeFoods Market , Private Label + Name Brand

Giving Back
Scraps for Schools: Recycled fabric to art programs
Sun Power Project: 19KW Solar System for a women’s  fair  trade sewing factory in Nicaragua

Education Imagine Solar, Austin, Texas, Solar + Utility Solar Photovoltaics
                Valencia College, Orlando, Florida, Web Design + Digital Multimedia

Press  Dwell, Bust California Apparel News, Austin Woman, Oxygen Network

Awards Fulbright-Hayes, Austin Designer of the Year

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