Register now for immediate access to 45 "Extraordinary Conversations" With Women Water Leaders from Utilities, Nonprofits, Tech Companies, and Associations, Including Engineers, Lawyers, HR Directors, Public Administrators, Operators, Plumbers, Environmental Scientists, Social Scientists and Coaches on Challenges and Opportunities
at ALL 5 Career Stages Including

* Attraction/Education

* Recruitment/Early Career

* Retention/Development

* Advancement/Leadership

* PLUS Career Re-Entry!


Day 1: How the UN Views Women AND Water vs Women OF Water
and Attracting Girls & Young Women to Water

Opening Keynote:

Marcia Brewster

President, United Nations Association-USA, Westchester (NY) Chapter

Lylian Coelho

Development Director, AgroParis Tech-SUEZ "Water For All" Chair (Paris, Ile-de-France, France)

Siyka Radilova MA

Former Senior Project Officer, DEI, International Water Association (London, England, UK

Dahlia Sabri, PhD

Water & Climate Change Consultant, Co-Chair Water Quality Task Force, International Water Resources Association (Cairo, Egypt)

Meghna Mukherjee

Program Manager, MetaMeta (Wageningen, Gelderland, Netherlands)

Nancy Hogshead JD

Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer, Founder, Champion Women, Legal Advocacy For Girls And Women in Sport (Jacksonville, FL, USA)

Amanda Jones, MPA

Tucson Water, Founder, Womxn In Water (Tucson, AZ, USA)

Andrea Odegard-Begay

Senior Associate, Hazen and Sawyer, WateReuse Arizona Executive Board, AZ Water Board of Trustees
(Phoenix, AZ, USA)

Closing Keynote:

Pamela Bingham

STEM DEI Advocate, Operations Manager, UMD Center for Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health (Petersburg, VA, USA)

Day 2: Plan Your Adventure!
Approaches to Your Water Career Journey
and Increasing Your DEI Awareness

Opening Keynote:

Marcia Armant St.Martin

Executive Director (Retired), Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans
(New Orleans, LA, USA)

Gordon-Roberts MBA-HRM, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Founder & Chief Consultant, Tai Solutions (Atlanta, GA, USA)

Susan Jacobs-Marshalsea

President at Ms. Fix It LLC, Plumber

(Norwood, MA, USA)

Sierra Taliaferro

Water Conservation Awareness Advocate and Founder, The Green Obsidian, Community Outreach Associate, Environmental Protection Network (Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA)

Maria Elena (Elena) Rodriguez Hernandez

Water Engineering Director, R&D - Engineering, Ingeteam (Water Sector) (Zarautz, Basque Country, Spain)

Micki Washington, AIA, RID, NOMA, LEED AP

Principal, Regional Leader of WorkPlace at HOK (Houston, TX, USA)

Shannon Bumgarner

Podcast Host, Empowering Women in STEM and Manufacturing Careers (Charlotte, NC, USA)

Candace Freedenberg

Founder/President, Untapped Potential Inc. (New York, NY, USA)

Amanda Livingston, CHMM

Hospital Safety Specialist, Children's Health, Former Wastewater Operator (Denton, TX, USA)

Closing Keynote:

Angela Walker

Compliance Coordinator, Brunswick-Glynn Joint Water & Sewer Commission; Owner/Consultant, Angela G. Walker LLC (St. Simons Island, Georgia, USA)

Day 3: Understanding Issues In DEI
And Creating a Better Water Workplace for Women

Opening Keynote:

Liji Thomas, CPA, CIA, CRMA, SHRM-CP

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

Emily Soloby, MA, JD

Founder, Juno Jones Safety Boots (Philadelphia, PA, USA)

RIta Schmidt Sudman

Sr Advisor and Former Executive Director, Water Education Foundation (San Diego, CA, USA)

Cindy Lorena Ospina

CEO/NGO Co-Founder, Colectiva Paziflora (Barcelona, Spain)

Ari Copeland

Senior O&M Professional, Black & Veatch; AWWA Director At Large & VP
(San Francisco, CA, USA)

Dr. Beverli A. Marshall, PhD

City Manager, City of Glenwood Springs and Former General Manager (CEO), Valley Sanitary District
(Glenwood Springs, CO, USA)

Anastasia Eagle

Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, Glanris (Memphis, TN, USA)

Susan Donnelly, PE

East Region Condition Assessment Business Class Lead, HDR (Washington DC-Baltimore, MD, USA)

Jacquie Abram

DEI & Anti-racism Keynote Speaker, Author, Hush Money : How One Woman Proved Systemic Racism In Her Workplace and Kept Her Job(Aurora, CO, USA)

Day 4: Advancement and Leadership
in Your Organizations, Associations, Community and Society
Views From Women Leaders In Industry And Leadership Coaches

Jacqueline Jarrell

Deputy Director at Charlotte Water, WEF Fellow and Past President (Charlotte, NC, USA)

Erica Brown, PMP

Chief Policy & Strategy Officer, Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (Washington, DC, USA)

Nicole Brown

Client Development Manager, Suburban Consulting Engineers, Founder SISTEM for Black Women Water Professionals, Co-Founder Black Water Professionals Alliance (Elkins Park, PA, USA)

Brianna Huber

Executive Director Her2O, Director of Water Filtration, City of East Moline (Rock Island, IL, USA)

Stephanie Slocum, PE

Founder and CEO, Engineers Rising LLC (State College, PA, USA)

Portia Ingram, ELI-MP

Mentor Coach at Career Coach Mo Faul (Dallas, TX, USA)

Nicole Calhoun

Owner/CEO, SC Calhoun Coaching & Consulting
(Sachse, TX, USA)

Ana Carolina Coelho Maran, PE, PhD

Chief of District Resiliency, South Florida Water Management District (West Palm Beach, FL, USA)

Marge Bedessem

ASCE Environmental & Water Resources Institute; Sr. Environmental Engineer, Trihydro Corp (Laramie, WY, USA)

Shirley Clark

ASCE Environment and Water Resources Institute President-Elect, Professor of Environmental Engineering at Penn State Harrisburg(Middletown, PA, USA)

Day 5: Alternative Pathways "Beyond The Pipeline"
Women In Water Entrepreneurship & Career Re-Entry After A Break

Sally Gutierrez

Acting Director, Groundwater Characterization and Restoration Division, Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response, USEPA ORD (Cincinnati, OH, USA)

Liané Thompson

CEO, AquaAI Corporation (California, USA & Norway)

Ann Sullivan

Founder/Strategic Advisor, Madison Services Group, Inc.
(Washington, DC, USA)

Right Honorable Yvonne E. Gamble

CEO/Founder, SanPete Financial Group, Executive Director, Women Leading Change Now (Atlanta, GA, USA)

Camille Hannans

VP Human Resources, Georgia Aquarium (Atlanta, GA, USA)

Carol Fishman Cohen

CEO and Co-Founder, iRelaunch (Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA)

Jennifer Abman Scott

SVP Society of Women Engineers, Co-Founder/Co-Director STEM ReEntry Task Force (Wilmette, IL, USA)

Julie Lucas

Sr Manager fo Talent Acquisition Programs, CDM Smith (College Recruitment, Reboot Re-Entry) (Boston, MA, USA)

Meet Your Host
DrCat Shrier

For more than 30 years, DrCat has worked to create education & outreach programs that bring people and organizations together around critical issues such as water, the environment, energy, food, habitat, community development, diversity & equity.

DrCat's background includes degrees in Government (Dartmouth), Geology (North Carolina State), Environmental Science & Engineering/Environmental Management & Policy (UNC-Chapel Hill); Civil Engineering (Colorado State), and Multimedia Journalism (U. Maryland), plus extensive training in Education-Based Marketing and Online Education and Certifications in Coaching, Facilitation, and Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) and Mastermind Development and Facilitation.

In 2012, DrCat founded WaterCitizen to provide affordable, accessible online water news, education, and "WaterTainment(TM)" for "people passionate about water."

Dr. Cat's unique combination of knowledge and skills in science & engineering, public policy & public engagement, communications and community-building enable her to design events that lead to collaborative solutions, building a better world.