Quotes that inspire us on International Women's Day

International Women’s Day inspired New Sun Road team members to express the importance of gender equity in our work and to offer some motivating quotes that guide us as individuals. New Sun Road is a mission driven climate tech company focused on accelerating clean energy access for remote communities. Women hold up half the sky!

“When we help another, we are helped. If we harm another, we harm ourselves. Perhaps harder to grasp—if we harm ourselves, we harm the whole universe.”
Rachael Wooton
“The digital community centers empower indigenous women to be the protagonists of their own lives.”
Edna Cao
Mayan Q’ eqchi’ Women and Trainer Coordinator
“I hope to see girls and boys in remote rural communities across Guatemala have equal access to education, information, and opportunity. I hope to see these girls and boys become professionally skilled men and women that can succeed close to home, in programming, in adding value to their agricultural products, and by breaking into nearby industries where currently mainly male engineers from Guatemala City are hired to do the work”
Susana Arrechea
Global Programs Director
“Women are the pillar and soul of communities. Women just need opportunities to thrive”
Erik Palacios
Technician, New Sun Road Guatemala
"We delight in the beauty of the butterfly but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty."
Maya Angelou
"Each year on March 8 we celebrate International Women's Day. This year's theme of #embraceequity is an important reminder that we have a long way to go to achieve a gender inclusive world. All of us can use this day to acknowledge the important women in our lives, and think about what we can do differently for future generations"
Robin Milshtein
Robin Milshtein
Director of Business Development
“The moment we choose to love we begin to move against domination, against oppression. The moment we choose to love we begin to move towards freedom, to act in ways that liberate ourselves and others.”
Bell Hooks
“Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.”
Omar Bradley