Ann Makosinski is a student inventor. While still in high school, she created the “Hollow Flashlight,” which utilizes the thermoelectric effect to convert radiant body heat into electricity to power an LED bulb without the need for batteries or kinetic energy. She also created the e-Drink which utilizes thermoelectric generators to convert wasted heat from hot drinks to produce electricity. Ann appeared on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon twice on the GE Fallonventions segment to demonstrate her inventions. In 2014, she was named one of TIME magazine’s 30 Under 30. In 2017 she was named one of Forbes 30 under 30.
Ann shares how her innocent approach to life has given her the confidence to believe in what she can accomplish and create the inventions that she has today, while inspiring others children to create inventions in the process.
Ann Makosinski is a student inventor.
Ann is of Filipina and Polish descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
At the end of the day, everyone is so concerned about how they’re coming across, that they’re not judging as much as y’all think they are.
Definition of Self Confidence
Being happy with yourself, how you spend your time, and what you wear.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Ann was conscious about herself and was afraid to wear glasses for fear of others judging.
The “AHA” Moment
Ann has an innocent approach to life with an “I can do it” attitude. She had an innocent view of what she can accomplish.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Ann has a curious approach to life and has grown alot from her experiences. She has inspired others create inventions.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
Completely close social media, all the instagram stars and models you see on it are unrealistic and will just make you more insecure.