Morwesi is an impact entrepreneur with a passion for advancing access-to-energy as a solution to the energy poverty problem. She has extensive experience in renewable energy as a developer of solar energy projects and solar solutions. She has developed and implemented commercial and rural rooftop solar energy projects that are both grid connected and off-grid, installed solar street lights in many dark communities and informal settlements and innovated solar based solutions for child headed homes.
She is the Chief Commercial Officer of the Sun Exchange, an award winning Blockchain platform that provides specialist Solar Energy Funding. The Sun Exchange has successfully funded over 5 Commercial & Industrial projects through crowdsourcing funds from individuals all over the world who now own solar panels in Africa for a return.
Through her social impact project called Watt-A-Woman, she aspires to realise the inclusion of women in the solar eco-system. The project offers energy services while generating an income for rural women.
Morwesi was competitively selected as a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow of the U.S. Government’s Young African Leaders Initiative, and a YALI grant winner, part of the U.S. African Development Foundation’s off-grid energy portfolio
She is currently piloting an exciting mini-grid project. The project offers unique research based and human-centered innovations that will prove viability of mini-grids.
Before devoting her life to Access-to-Energy, she practiced professionally in various business sectors including Information & Communications Technology, Transportation & Logistics and Management Consulting.