By Rachel Barron
This article originally appeared on SolarEnergy.net, and is reprinted with permission
Jeanine Cotter, CEO of solar installation company Luminalt, has witnessed profound resiliency. She watched her mother transform her life from divorcée, single teenage mother of two children, and public-assistance recipient to college graduate with a degree in urban planning, and then co-founder of a nonprofit that provides renewable energy and water systems to alleviate poverty in the developing world.
“Being in poverty does not define what your capabilities are. It does not define your ability to perform or your ability succeed,” Cotter said.
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