Elizabeth Peyton

Elizabeth PeytonAge: 23
Hometown: Rye, New York
Education: BA, Anthropology, Boston University
Specific Field Interests: Rural Energy and Infrastructure Development, Social Entrepreneurship, Food Security, Economic Development
Placement: Onergy, Kolkata, West Bengal
Area of Focus: Social Enterprise

Highlights: Elizabeth’s interests in South Asia began while studying in Kathmandu, Nepal with the School for International Training. Following this experience, she worked on business development strategies with Promethean Power Systems, a Boston-based startup focusing on cold-chain infrastructure in India, and conducted independent research on market expansion of the Indian dairy industry. Elizabeth is passionate about the need for renewable energy sources at both the household and industrial level and is excited to explore new options and applications with SwitchOn/Onergy in Kolkata.