Water Leadership Institute

Water Leadership Institute

The Water Leadership Institute program is aimed at educating, training, and providing opportunities that enable developing and emerging leaders to build strong lasting relationships within the water industry. This intensive program allows participants the opportunity to engage in management training and leadership development through a blended learning approach that includes the examination of complex challenges facing the water and wastewater industries and networking with public and private sector practitioners. Participants will build skills and knowledge needed to affect change within their organizations. Participation in this program is determined by a competitive application process. 

The 2020 application period is now closed.

Still interested in improving your leadership skills this year?
The Integrated Leadership Webcast Series (ILWS) is a fully online program following the pre-recorded webcasts from the WLI20.
Registration for the ILWS is open until April 30th.

Read about Dan O'Sullivan's experience in the WLI19

Learn more about the WLI experience from more alumni in this
 WEF Water Blog and WEF Highlights Article

About the Program

WLI is a program for emerging leaders in the water sector.

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Workforce Webcast Series

WLI19's Final Project  Learn More

Integrated Leadership Webcast Series

Registration open through April 30th