From collaborative learning with EarthEcho’s Water Challenge Ambassadors to connecting with experts discussing relevant topics such as water scarcity, careers in the water industry, and sustainability regarding water, EarthEcho's World Water Week Student Forum has something for everyone!
Monday, March 22nd 1 PM ET: Water Quality Session
Dive into World Water Week and learn more about the importance of our freshwater resources and habitats. By the end of this session, students and teachers will understand the components of the EarthEcho Water Challenge test kit and how to participate in the program.
Speaker: Gianna Tomassini — Water Challenge Ambassador, EarthEcho International
Tuesday, March 23rd 1 PM ET: Water Scarcity Session
Humanity is facing a water crisis, due to unequal distribution of resources, resulting in drought or floods in some geographic locations. In this session you will learn about the global impact water scarcity has in communities.
Speaker: Lankesh Kumar — Deputy Manager, Xylem Inc.
Wednesday, March 24th 1 PM ET: Expert Panel Discussion
Meet experts in the water industry, learn about their careers, and the future of water sustainability.
- Phil Bresnahan — Research Engineer, Smartfin
- Mollie Flowers — Education Specialist, National Aquarium
- Alexandra Wells — Xylem Pure Technologies
- Lindsey Laughner — OCEARCH
- Reece Whatmore — Water Challenge Ambassador, EarthEcho International
Thursday, March 25th 1 PM ET: What’s Next? Take Action with Project Planning
Become a citizen scientist and learn how to utilize your observations and data to protect your waterway. Define youth voice and how to implement an action project.
Speaker: Chloe Wetzler — Water Challenge Ambassador, EarthEcho International
- Aidan Karn
- Annetta Sheriff
- Armon Alex
- Austin Dunlow
- Carmela Dangale
- Danielle Daly
- Domingo Cortinez
- Dyson Chee
- Greyson Graham
- Jack Kincus
- John Atwater
- Kaitlyn Chase
- Katie Croom
- Kyra Stillwagon
- Maria Torres
- Nashalie Irizarry
- Rónán Selby-Curran
- Ryann Jibson
- Sydney Rico
- Veronica Cunitz
Friday, March 26th 1 PM ET: Student Forum
Don't miss this peer-to-peer planning event where student groups can work together to build community project plans! Join us for a collaborative discussion of youth-led water projects from across the U.S.