Salinee Tavaranan Hurley is an engineer and a social entrepreneur. After graduating with a master’s degree in solar energy engineering from University of Massachusetts Lowell in 2005, she returned to Thailand to lead the Border Green Energy Team (BGET) as the Director. BGET provides renewable energy technology to underprivileged communities along the Thailand-Burma border. In 2013, she founded SunSawang, a social enterprise that offers solar-powered products and services for rural villages in Thailand. In addition, Salinee is a member and commitment maker of Clinton Global Initiative from 2011-2015, an Asia Foundation Development Fellow, and a BBC’s 100 Women 2014. Salinee is an avid runner and also enjoys experimenting in the kitchen, making homemade soap, and playing soccer with friends.