Young Activists

Inventor Lino Marrero Harnesses Clean Energy from Your Feet

In this interview series hosted by Chance, a 7th-grader at Penn Hills Charter School of Entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh, learn about student activists who are making a difference inside MicroSociety communities and far beyond.

Youth Now! With Chance

Lino Marrero is a 15-year-old inventor with a passion for clean energy and environmental sustainability. Lino has been inventing since he was just 10 years old. His latest invention is Kinetic Kickz 2.0, a shoe insert that stores up kinetic energy as you run that you can use to charge your devices. A nominee for the TIME Kid of the Year award, Lino hopes that his growing platform will give him more opportunities to encourage young people to safeguard the environment.

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