Lecture | February 12 | 4-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Eleanor Allen, Water for People
Where can your CEE degree take you? Hear from alumna Eleanor Allen as she reflects on pivotal moments in her career and best practices for new graduates!
Eleanor is the CEO of Water For People, a global nonprofit working in nine countries in Africa, Latin America, and Asia to help develop sustainable water and sanitation services for 4 million people. Water For People is recognized as an innovative leader through its innovative impact model called Everyone Forever.
Eleanor won the Schwab Award for Social Entrepreneurship, did a TEDx talk on Why Water Is A Womens Issue, was named a Denver Outstanding Women in Business, and is Water Environment Federation Fellow. She serves on several Boards and, prior to Water For People, she worked globally as an engineering consultant for Arcadis and CH2M (now Jacobs) running Global and Latin American operations. Eleanor is a licensed civil engineer and board-certified environmental engineer with technical expertise in water and wastewater treatment and is a distinguished alumna of the University of California at Berkeley.
Students - Graduate
Priority will be given to CEE MS students, but all are welcome based on space availability.
Following the lecture, a themed reception featuring "brats and beer" will take place from 5-7pm