Sharon is the CEO for Powerlive Zimbabwe, a leading energy provider generating clean, safe and sustainable energy solutions to women and their communities in Zimbabwe. Her ambition is to make women’s lives better and empower them in the smallest way possible through renewable resources. Sharon believes that access to energy services can improve women’s health and well-being thereby supporting the achievement of SDG 5 on gender equality and SDG 7 on affordable and clean energy in line with the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.
Powerlive has sold, distributed and installed over 3500 solar home systems to the off grid and marginalized communities of Zimbabwe. Powerlive's mission is to end energy poverty with a gender lens as it's empowering women living in the rural communities. 85% of the sales agents and 40% of the technicians at Powerlive are women.