After spending two years in France and then getting degrees in French, Spanish and Reading Education, Patricia Roberts taught Spanish and Reading in California for a few years. Patty then joined her husband in starting a small technology company in 1984 which they are still running today. Over the years, Patty discovered a real passion for renewable energy which led her to solar cooking. She has been solar cooking almost daily since 2006 at her sunny, Colorado home. She shows her enthusiasm for solar cooking by performing solar cooking demonstrations at local schools, universities and environmental events. Patty has been a SCI board member since 2009.