William Kamkwamba is a student at African Leadership Academy and a 2007 TED Global Fellow. He has been profiled in "The Wall Street Journal" and, in 2008, he delivered an address at the World Economic Forum on Africa.
Bryan Mealer is the author of All Things Must Fight to Live: Stories of War and Deliverance in Congo. He is a former Associated Press staff correspondent and his work has appeared in several magazines, including Harper's and Esquire. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.