Panel: Water and Women, The Ripple Effect
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (CDT)
2013 Engineering and Humanity Week Panel Discussion:
Water and Women: The Ripple Effect
A panel discussion on the impacts of water, sanitation, and hygiene on the lives of women in the developing world hosted by SMU's Lyle School of Engineering Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity, Living Water and WASH Advocates. Includes a simulcast with a panel at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.
Discussion 4:00 - 7:00 PM, reception to follow
Opening Remarks: Gary Edson, Global Health Fellow at the George W. Bush Institute, Dallas, TX
Moderator: Ben Mann, Director of Global Partnerships, WASH Advocates
Katherine Bliss, Senior Associate, Global Health Policy Center, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC
Dr. Tanvi Nagpal, Faculty Member in the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Vanessa Tobin, former Chief of Water, Environment and Sanitation Division, UNICEF
Katie Spotz, Adventurer, Speaker, Safe Water Activist
Location: Vester Hughes Auditorium, Caruth Hall, SMU
When: Tuesday, April 9, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The public is invited and there is no fee for attendance, but space is limited so please arrive early.
Light reception to follow discussion.
The Hunt Institute at the SMU Lyle School of Engineering is training a new generation of engineers in modern engineering applications—along with providing a deep exposure to global economics, cultural awareness, collaborative leadership and principles of sustainability. Through the power of engineering—steeped in practical solutions, collaboration with partners, and a commitment to the principles of humanity—we will meet the challenges of the developing world. Your presence at the Hunt Institute Engineering & Humanity Week 2012 is vital to achieving the goal of ending global poverty through action.
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