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Dec
02

A Conversation with William Kamkwamba ’14

William Kamkwamba ’14, author of “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind,” is an environmental studies major and engineering minor at Dartmouth College. The Malawi n…
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  1. BRENDA J. PEART says:

    Now – African Genius, 14 Year Old Self Taught Engineer – All Grown Up

  2. Dartmouth says:

    At age 24, William Kamkwamba ’14 has accomplished more than many can hope
    to achieve in a lifetime. The Dartmouth undergraduate built a homemade
    windmill in his native Malawi at age 14 to provide electricity to his
    family’s home; watched his book The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind spend five
    weeks on The New York Times bestseller list in 2009; and on January 19 saw
    the release of a children’s version of his book, which the Wall Street
    Journal deems “ingenious” and the Boston Globe calls “powerful.”?

  3. Cassio VA says:

    Whooow… Is a CNC behind he, nothing can stop this guy now!

  4. Tani says:

    amazing!

  5. CohleTrain says:

    I know him! :)

  6. I Love This School Tour says:

    At age 24, William Kamkwamba ’14 has accomplished more than many can hope
    to achieve in a lifetime. The Dartmouth undergraduate built a homemade
    windmill in his native Malawi at age 14 to provide electricity to his
    family’s home; watched his book The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind spend five
    weeks on The New York Times bestseller list in 2009; and on January 19 saw
    the release of a children’s version of his book, which the Wall Street
    Journal deems “ingenious” and the Boston Globe calls “powerful.”?

  7. Shawn Hannah says:

    At age 24, William Kamkwamba ’14 has accomplished more than many can hope
    to achieve in a lifetime. The Dartmouth undergraduate built a homemade
    windmill in his native Malawi at age 14 to provide electricity to his
    family’s home; watched his book The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind spend five
    weeks on The New York Times bestseller list in 2009; and on January 19 saw
    the release of a children’s version of his book, which the Wall Street
    Journal deems “ingenious” and the Boston Globe calls “powerful.”?

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