WEF News Hub
The WEF News Hub provides a single portal to see the content from most of WEF's news sources at a glance. The items below represent a wide scope of the regulatory, organizational, membership, current events, and conference happenings at WEF.
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In this episode WEF staff provide a preview of WEFTEC Connect, the fully virtual event and online learning platform that offers attendees interactive education, an exhibitor showcase, and networking experiences.
Developed by experts in the field, these presentations and events will provide access to the latest on funding and financing, flood management, green infrastructure, and more, in a format more convenient than ever before.
In this episode, they discuss how WEF has responded to the calls for equity for black Americans and the work of WEF’s Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Task Force. Nikita and Stephen talk about their experiences as Black Americans working in the water sector and how WEF can improve diversity and equity for its members and volunteers.
Look inside this preview publication to learn more about the WEFTEC Connect educational programming, Exhibitor Showcase, and networking opportunities that are being developed for this October.
Zoe Gotthold is the 2020 winner of the U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize. In this episode Zoe discusses her winning project, which involved developing prototypes of devices that promote oil flocculation at the surface and increase the efficacy of traditional oil spill remediation techniques.
In this episode Dr. Sanderson describes his academic and professional background, and explains his interest in serving as WEF’s Chief Medical Officer and how he will focus on the health and safety of the water workforce.
Dr. Sanderson, MD, MPH of Howard University, will guide and assist WEF in providing reliable medical information to wastewater utility managers and workers, as well as conduct research and serve as a spokesperson on medical issues for the sector. The CMO position was created in a collaboration between WEF and global water technology company Xylem, which has provided foundational funding.