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Young Entrepreneur World by Sabirul Islam

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Emily Cummins

– The Serial Inventor –

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Background

Emily Cummins is an award-winning inventor whose interest in sustainable design began at the age of four when her grandfather gave her a hammer and began to teach her how to make toys from scraps of materials found in his garden shed.

Teenage concerns about the widespread reliance on fossil fuel energy provoked Emily to design a sustainable fridge which is powered by dirty water but keeps the contents dry, hygienic and cool. During her gap year after graduating from school, Emily went to live in an African township where she refined her fridge design before giving away the plans to benefit people ...

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