Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Aspen Institute: "A Long Walk to Water: Women, Population, & Access to Safe Water"

Please join me at this event organized by our friends at the Aspen Institute:

"A Long Walk to Water:
Women, Population, & Access to Safe Water"
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The Aspen Institute
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC
Aspen Global Health and Development invites you to join us
for this 7 BILLION series event, featuring:
Salva Dut, Founder and President, Water for South Sudan. A former "Lost Boy" of Sudan, Salva is the subject of the recent book A Long Walk to Water. Water for South Sudan Inc. drills borehole wells which bring safe drinking water to the people in South Sudan's remote villages, transforming lives in the process.

Shewaye Deribe, Project Coordinator, Ethio-Wetlands and Natural Resource Association (EWNRA). EWNRA seeks to integrate socio-economic and environmental/biodiversity issues at watershed level, using an integrated, community-centered approach to restore the watershed, create alternative livelihoods, strengthen health systems, and improve reproductive health.

Jaehyang So, Manager of the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). WSP is a a multi-donor partnership administered by the World Bank to support poor people in obtaining affordable, safe, and sustainable access to water and sanitation services. Ms. So has a background in urban service delivery, utilities and corporate restructuring, and public-private partnerships.

Moderated by Peggy Clark, Executive Director, Aspen Global Health and Development, and Vice President, Policy Programs at The Aspen Institute. Peggy provides strategic oversight and guidance to the Institute’s 26 policy programs and leads programs promoting breakthrough approaches to global development.
A buffet lunch will be served.
Please RSVP at

Media: For more information or to RSVP, please contact Carol Miller at +1-202-306-0130 or carolmiller100 (at) gmail (dot) com

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