"We all have a very intimate relationship with water, which is a bit scary if you think about it because we have a fundamental dependence on it for our survival. Look around you, wherever you are; nothing you see would exist without water. Let that sink in."
Kristi Steiner touches on how YP's across the industry are learning to sustainably manage our most precious resource.
Having a hard time transitioning into a professional setting? Maria Claudia Reed, Wastewater Engineer with Brown and Caldwell, shares her personal transition experience and how getting involved with WEF has made her first year as a professional exciting and fulfilling.
Seven of WEF's Young Professionals flew in from all over the country to represent their various states, network at the YP Luncheon, and meet with their respective Members of Congress at the National Water Policy Fly-In, held in conjunction with World Water Week. Carol Kinzer, of the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association, shares her experience.
Steve Drangsholt, WEF Delegate of Brown and Caldwell, talks about his key takeaways from the WEF/AWWA Summit. Steve shares, "Being a YP in WEF has been a life changing experience that I don’t want to end. I have met some of my best friends going to YP functions and learned so much because my mentors have generously offered their time and wisdom."