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Jan
14
2021

Water Leadership Institute (Online)

When: Thursday, January 14, 2021
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Central

Where: online webinar

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Jeff Henderson   847.467.1972

Group: ISEN private

Category: Other, Academic, Training

Description:

 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. Submit your application to this program for the opportunity to engage in management training and leadership development through a blended learning approach.   Participants in this program are guaranteed to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to affect change within their organizations; to include the examination of complex challenges facing the water and wastewater industries and networking with public and private sector practitioners.
 

THE PROGRAM
Participants in this program will 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.
 
 
WHO CAN APPLY?
All professionals in the water sector (drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater)—including utility staff, consulting engineers or service providers, regulators, academics, or equipment manufacturers—are encouraged to apply. 

Applications must be submitted by Thursday, January 14, 2021.
 

RAHKIA NANCE SHARES FIVE THINGS SHE LEARNED FROM HER EXPERIENCE IN 2018

“I applied for the Water Leadership Institute because I thought it would help me become a better communicator and gain a better understanding of water sector issues. I learned this and much more, including five particularly lasting lessons.”
 
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
 
The George S. Hawkins Scholarship will be given annually to one participant in the Water Leadership Institute and highlights George’s commitment to developing future water sector leaders. Each applicant will be considered for the scholarship which will cover the program’s tuition.

The WEF Board has approved additional funds which will allow us to offer additional scholarships this year. These scholarships cover part or all of the tuition cost, and are need based. Funds will be allocated after the participants have been accepted to the program. The amount will be deducted from the tuition invoice. The total amount of funds available in 2021 is a max of 6 full scholarships.

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