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Water For People and IRC Accelerate Path to SDG 6 Through Formation of Strategic Partnership

February 14, 2020

DENVER, CO, February 12, 2020 – Water For People CEO, Eleanor Allen, and IRC CEO, Patrick Moriarty, announced today the formation of a strategic partnership to accelerate progress toward achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6 – water and sanitation for all.

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Water For People CEO, Eleanor Allen, Recognized for Leadership and Advocacy

February 14, 2020

DENVER, February 7, 2020 – Water For People CEO, Eleanor Allen, will be inducted into the esteemed National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Class of 2020. Nominated by Georgia Institute of Technology professor, Dr. John Koon, Allen is being recognized for leadership and advocacy in making clean water and sanitation systems accessible to people around the…

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Water For People Announces New Additions To Board Of Directors

January 16, 2019

DENVER (January 16, 2019) – Water For People, a global nonprofit working to develop lasting quality water and sanitation services in nine countries, is pleased to welcome Vanessa Davidson, Katy Keim, and Matthew Ostrower to the Board of Directors. “Water for People is honored to welcome these three accomplished individuals for our Board,” said Eleanor Allen,…

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Water For People Among Leading Nonprofits in Employee Engagement

July 13, 2018

DENVER, CO (July 13, 2018) – Humentum’s 2018 Benchmarking Initiative reveals Water For People is a leading nonprofit in employee engagement. Based on Water For People’s most recent global employee engagement survey, the organization scored significantly higher on engagement than the benchmark average of 32 similar nonprofits. The 2018 Employee Engagement Benchmarking Initiative, launched by Humentum…

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Water For People and the International Water Association Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Achieve Greater Impact in Sub-Saharan Africa

June 20, 2018

THE HAGUE (June 20, 2018) – Water For People and the International Water Association (IWA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to engage in cooperative efforts to build opportunities for training and capacity development of water professionals in sub-Saharan Africa. The agreement also facilitates the sharing of knowledge and expertise on intermittent water supply and fecal…

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Water For People and AECOM celebrate 10-year partnership

June 14, 2018

LOS ANGELES (June 14, 2018) – Water For People, an international nonprofit working to provide lasting quality water and sanitation services, celebrates its 10-year partnership with AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm. For 10 years, the partnership has promoted the development of safe drinking water and reliable sanitation services accessible to Everyone Forever…

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Water For People CEO To Join Parametrix Board Of Directors

April 13, 2018

DENVER, April 13, 2018 – Water For People, an international non-profit working to provide lasting quality water and sanitation services, is pleased to announce that its CEO, Eleanor Allen, has been appointed to the Board of Directors at Parametrix – an engineering, planning and environmental services firm with offices throughout the western U.S. Eleanor Allen,…

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#RaiseItForward: Water For People and Absolut Elyx Invite People Around the World to Raise a Glass to Help Solve the Global Water Crisis

March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018 – From World Water Day, March 22, 2018 through Earth Day, April 22, 2018, people around the world are invited to take part in a social media movement called Raise It Forward. Simply by raising a glass of anything, adding the hashtag #RaiseItForward, mentioning @WaterForPeople and @AbsolutElyx, Absolut Elyx will contribute one…

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Water For People Announces New Regional Directors for Africa and Latin America

January 9, 2018

DENVER, CO (January 9, 2018) – Water For People, a global nonprofit working to provide access to improved water and sanitation systems and services in nine countries, is pleased to welcome Samson Bekele as Regional Director for Africa and Daniel Oporto as Regional Director for Latin America. “We are honored to welcome these two accomplished individuals…

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Water For People Announces New Additions To Board Of Directors

January 4, 2018

DENVER, CO (January 4, 2018) – Water For People, a global nonprofit working to provide access to improved water and sanitation systems and services in nine countries is pleased to welcome Beatriz Bonnet, John Eckstein, and Irene Lofland to the Board of Directors. “Water For People is honored to welcome these three accomplished individuals to our…

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