Arline J. Lederman, Ph.D.

Vice President for Advocacy, Representative to United Nations

Arline J. Lederman lived for more than 6 years in Afghanistan in the 1960's and 1970’s, where she taught at the university, worked for the Royal Government of Afghanistan and travelled all the passable roads in that beautiful country. With a Fulbright Fellowship, in 1978 she returned to finish her doctoral research documenting the variety and beauty of the traditional arts of Afghanistan. Returning to the US, she became committed to working with Solar Cookers International as a as an important solution to the challenges women face worldwide. Dr. Lederman is an important SCI Representative at the United Nations, New York. She has been a SCI Board member since 2008.