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  • Coming in February

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    Future-proofing Water Systems in Developing Countries: 

    How to Protect Investment and Increase Success

    through Preventive Maintenance

    Date: 18 February 2015

    Time: 11:00 a.m. New York, EST ( convert to your time )

    Speaker: Susan Davis, Executive Director, Improve International

    About this webinar:

    Many well-intentioned people are working to make water flow in the homes of more than half of the world's population that do not have it. But on average, 40% of rural water systems in developing countries stop working a few years after they are built. Billions of dollars in aid money have been thrown at the problem, but recent maps of water systems in several countries shows that they continue to break down.

    In this webinar, we will focus on the one of the common reasons that rural water systems in developing countries do not function as expected: the lack of preventive maintenance.

    Improve International was founded in 2011 to find ways to improve the responses to the global water crisis. We believe that people deserve to have high quality water and sanitation services, not just for life, but for generations.

    Join us at the E4C webinar to:

    • Learn about the reasons why operations and maintenance (O&M) are not regularly performed for rural water systems.
    • Gain insight on why community-based O&M continues to be a challenge, even though it has been recognized as critical for decades.
    • Hear examples of how some organizations are supporting local efforts to keep water services going (post-construction support).
    • Discuss the guidelines for resolution of problems with water systems.


    Presenter:


    Susan Davis photoSusan Davis, Executive Director of Improve International, has 23 years of leadership roles in both the for-profit and non-profit worlds. She served on the boards of the Millennium Water Alliance and the WASH Advocacy Initiative (now WASH Advocates). Susan has evaluated international development projects in 18 countries and managed a $1 million WASH project in China. She was on the Senior Management Team at Water For People. She began her work in international development with WaterPartners International (now water.org), and has also worked with CARE USA.














    Moderator:


    Sophia Sunwoo photo
    Sophia Sunwoo is the CEO and Co-Founder of Water Collective, an international nonprofit that secures life-lasting clean water for rural communities in West Africa and India. Water Collective was founded to resolve the shortcomings of clean water access in the developing world, which currently results with 30% of handpumps breaking after 2-5 years. 

    Prior to Water Collective, Sophia sold her first company in 2010 which had products placed in 250 retailers worldwide and managed projects over $1 million in value for Fortune 500s in hospitality and technology. Sophia has a business degree from the Design and Management program at Parsons School of Design and the New School. Her dissertation on the infusion of business strategies into disaster prevention programs in the developing world was widely recognized by Parsons School of Design Strategies.










    Coming in March

    twb logo

    How to Manage Global Supply Chains in Developing Countries

    Date: 25 March 2015

    Time: 10:00 a.m. New York, EST ( convert to your time )

    Speaker: Joseph Fernandez, Founder, SOLAGEO

    About this webinar:

    TBA

    Presenter:

    Joseph Fernandez photoJoseph Fernandez is the Founder and Executive Director of Trade Without Borders (TWB) and the online clean energy products platform, SOLAGEO (www.solageo.com). Joseph has served as an Adviser to a graduate student Energy & the Environment workshop at Columbia University, and also served as an Expert Adviser to the Common Pitch 2011 winner, Bright Products, inventor of the Bell Solar Lamp.  Joseph is a member of several Working Groups of the UN Foundation’s Energy Access Practitioner Network, including on Supply Chain and has served as a guest lecturer on Social Enterprise at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
















Knowledge Base

Engineering for Change Webinar Series 
 How to Manage Global Supply Chains in Developing CountriesThis course allows guest users to enterThis course requires an enrollment key
 Future-proofing Water Systems in Developing Countries: How to Protect Investment and Increase Success through Preventive MaintenanceThis course allows guest users to enterThis course requires an enrollment key
 Harnessing Technology to Strengthen Communities' Resilience to Adverse Climate EffectsThis course allows guest users to enter
 Simple but Intelligent Solutions for People with Health RestrictionsThis course allows guest users to enter
 Impact Inventing: Strengthening the Ecosystem for Invention-Based Entrepreneurship in Emerging MarketsThis course allows guest users to enter
 WASH in Emergencies: Lessons Learned and Way ForwardThis course allows guest users to enter
 Emerging Markets: Top ICT4D Hardware ChallengesThis course allows guest users to enterSummary
 Humanitarians in the Sky: How UAVs are Changing Disaster ResponseThis course allows guest users to enterSummary
 Off-Grid Technology Perspectives | The Case of the Solar LanternThis course allows guest users to enter
 3D Printing and Development: Impact and ChallengesThis course allows guest users to enter
 Agricultural Devices: Designing for Adoption and SuccessThis course allows guest users to enter
 Innovations in Global Maternal HealthThis course allows guest users to enter
 Advances in Household Water Treatment: Products and StandardsThis course allows guest users to enter
 Emerging Trends in the World of Social Entrepreneurship Social Enterprises: Scaling ImpactThis course allows guest users to enter
 From Technologies to Lasting Services - Identifying and Addressing Barriers to SustainabilityThis course allows guest users to enter
 Building a Successful Start-up for Global DevelopmentThis course allows guest users to enter
 Building and Running Community Cellular Networks with OpenBTSThis course allows guest users to enter
 Lighting Global's Support of Clean Energy Markets for the Rural PoorThis course allows guest users to enter
 It's all about distributionThis course allows guest users to enter
 Consultoria de Desarrollo Rural, Emprendimiento Social & Desarrollo SostenibleThis course allows guest users to enter
 Rural Development Consulting, Social Entrepreneurship & Sustainable DevelopmentThis course allows guest users to enter
 World Toilet Day: Global Branding at Zero CostThis course allows guest users to enter
 Sustainable Solutions for Emerging MarketsThis course allows guest users to enter
 Using Low-Cost Communication and Computer Technology to Improve the Quality of Healthcare in Rural NicaraguaThis course allows guest users to enter
 Careers in International DevelopmentThis course allows guest users to enter
 Implementation and Monitoring of a Large Scale Water and Energy Program in Rwanda: DelAgua Health and Development ProgramThis course allows guest users to enter
 The Art of Being a Hardware Start-UpThis course allows guest users to enter
 Development of Global Medical Devices: A Responsible Design Approach This course allows guest users to enter
 Exploring Challenges and Misconceptions in Scaling Energy Access in Developing Countries This course allows guest users to enter
 Strengthening Humanitarian Ventures through Concurrent Research InitiativesThis course allows guest users to enter
 Makeshift Communication: Designing for Scattered SignalsThis course allows guest users to enter
 Indoor Air Pollution and Smoke hoods: Lessons from NepalThis course allows guest users to enter
 Building Upon FailureThis course allows guest users to enter
 Housing for Families by FamiliesThis course allows guest users to enter
 Releasing Trapped Knowledge in the WASH SectorThis course allows guest users to enter
 Open Source Software: Opportunities for Social Innovation This course allows guest users to enter
 RevoLootionary: Designing Sexy Toilets This course allows guest users to enter
 Engineering World Health: Building technical capacity in resource-poor hospitals This course allows guest users to enter
 Designing with the Base of the Pyramid This course allows guest users to enter
 Engineering for Human Rights: Opportunities, Risks and ResponsibilitiesThis course allows guest users to enter
 Rio+20: Sustainable Energy for AllThis course allows guest users to enter
 Navigating cross-cultural differences on international development projectsThis course allows guest users to enter
 Village Energy, a Systems-Based Approach to Understanding and Addressing Rural Energy NeedsThis course allows guest users to enter
 Local Infrastructure Service Delivery in Developing Countries This course allows guest users to enter
 Leveraging ICT Business Models to Help Reduce PovertyThis course allows guest users to enter
 Product Development for the other 90%: Lessons LearnedThis course allows guest users to enter
 Fighting Against Counterfeit Drugs with SproxilThis course allows guest users to enter
 Helping Communities: Sending Educational Data via Radio Waves This course allows guest users to enter
 Leveraging the power of engineers...Engineering for ChangeThis course allows guest users to enter
 Tea bag water filterThis course allows guest users to enter
 Internet Access in Rural AfricaThis course allows guest users to enter
 Sustainable Electrification Solutions for Developing CountriesThis course allows guest users to enter
 Innovation and Entrepreneurship within the Tech Community in NairobiThis course allows guest users to enter
 Mobile Web Technologies for the Developing WorldThis course allows guest users to enter

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