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Salva Dut, Founder and President, Water fo … 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), The World Bank. WSP is 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.
Laurie Mazur, Director of the Population Justice Project. Laurie is an independent writer and consultant specializing in population, environment, and sexual and reproductive health and rights issues.
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. LIVESTREAM: www.aspeninstitute.org/live d. LIVESTREAM: www.aspeninstitute.org/live