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Jun 24

Women in Water Science and Diplomacy: An Experience Exchange

June 24 @ 9:45 am - 11:30 am


Participation is free, but pre-registration is required at https://bit.ly/3VDC2xH 


In honor of the second anniversary of the International Day of Women in Diplomacy, the Permanent Forum of Binational Waters (PFBW) and the Women in Water Diplomacy Network & Partners invite the event framed within the Women In Science Initiative that in this edition will bring together communities to discuss the importance of Scientific Diplomacy in transboundary water cooperation and management.


The event will take place on Monday, June 24, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. (Central Time, USA) / 9:00 a.m. (Mexico City) / 6:00 p.m. (Cairo) / 9:00 p.m. (Almaty) and will feature distinguished panelists:


Dr. Rosario Sánchez, Director of the Permanent Forum of Binational Waters

Elizabeth A. Koch, Women in Water Diplomacy Network Process Support Team Lead

Dr. Elia M. Tapia, Professor at the University of Sonora, Mexico

Dr. América Lutz Ley, Professor at El Colegio de Sonora, Mexico

Dr. Florence Grace Adongo, Executive Director of the Nile Basin Initiative

Rosa Long, Chairwoman of the Ten Tribes Partnership

Dr. Sarah Kapnick, Chief Scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Suray Charyyeva, Junior Researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Development in Transition Countries

Dr. Yolanda López-Maldonado, Indigenous Mayan Science Diplomat

Jessie Ferraioli, Research Associate at the Environmental Law Institute (ELI)

Montserrat Santibáñez, Coordinator of the Women in Science Initiative at PFBW

Brenda Burman, General Manager of the Central Arizona Project

This is a special event co-organized by the Permanent Forum of Binational Waters and the Women in Water Diplomacy Network & Partners, along with the Environmental Law Institute, the Stockholm International Water Institute, and the Central Arizona Project.

It is a unique platform for women leaders in water science and diplomacy to share their experiences, challenges, and perspectives on sustainable transboundary water resources management.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join this important conversation and be part of a global movement promoting women’s leadership in water diplomacy and science. Register today!

Check the tentative program here: Women in Diplomacy Day 2024 WWDN and PFBW 17062024


June 24
9:45 am - 11:30 am
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