Mercy Chelangat K. is an electrical engineer specializing in renewable energies to power sustainable community development and emerging trends such as electric vehicles and e-mobility. Mercy possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Moi University, Kenya. She specializes in Solar engineering and humanitarian development. She is also a current Masters in Development Practice student at Regis University. Mercy is an ardent volunteer at the IEEE Kenya Section and the IEEE Power Energy Society (PES). Mercy serves as the IEEE Smart Village Ambassador, and PES Women in Power Lead for Region 8. She oversaw the piloting of the Networking without Borders PES Renewable Energy for Kids Program. She has led PES Day activities for Africa in the past to promote more power and gender equality in underserved areas. Mercy was the global PES Day Vice Chair 2021 and is the PES Day Chair 2022. Under the theme, “Powering a Sustainable Future” PES DAY 2022 will engage IEEE Members across the globe to help advocate for a Sustainable Future Powered by Clean and Resilient Power and Energy technologies. Mercy works with the IEEE Smart Village initiative, overseeing the East African programs and the IEEE Foundation to help craft fundraising strategies for rural development projects. Mercy likes to blog on clean energy matters as a hobby and founded the TechGaa Hub that aims to provide training opportunities through leveraging connectivity and digital technologies in rural villages.