S2E16 - It's Hard to Be What You Can't See: How to Get More Woman in Water?
with 🎙️ Ulrike Kelm - Chair of the Woman in Water and Sanitation Network
💧 The Woman in Water and Sanitation Network is an active ambassador for gender equality, connecting and empowering female professionals, expanding women’s career opportunities, and increasing their visibility.
What we covered:
🍏 The societal patterns we all grew up with, that might explain the 83/17 gender rate we experience in the Water Industry
🍏 How role models might be the best way to break those patterns, and how this starts with visibility
🍏 How regulations and strong incentives might be the only ways to overcome the gender imbalance
🍏 How networking leverages our social nature to bring the necessary support to every woman water professional to achieve herself
🍏 How the dream to break down gender barriers in water and sanitation might only be one generation away
🍏 How the full talent pool (regardless of gender considerations) will be needed to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals
🔥 ... and of course, we concluded with the 𝙧𝙖𝙥𝙞𝙙 𝙛𝙞𝙧𝙚 𝙦𝙪𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙨 🔥
➡️ Send your warm regards to Ulrike Kelm on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ulrike-kelm/
➡️ Get the Full Story (including an infographic and full transcript) here: https://dww.show/its-hard-to-be-what-you-cant-see-how-to-get-more-women-in-water/