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Favorite Advice Pieces From Rebeca Hwang Of YouNoodle

When I was student at MIT, I learned an important lesson from one of my personal heroes, Amy Smith. Amy invented the “screenless hammer mill” when farmers in Senegal were struggling with the process of separating rocks from grains when making flour. Expensive screens broke all too easily and were hard to replace in poor remote rural villages. Her invention, which was recognized by the Lemelson-MIT Student Prize, looked at the existing problem at a new angle.

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