Water Innovation Lab
January 18-29, 2017
Engaging Young Leaders to Tackle Water Challenges in India
Water Innovation Lab India (WIL India) is a 12-day program that develops future water leaders to think holistically, design innovatively and communicate effectively across cultures.
This unique experience takes participants on a journey from Mumbai to Udaipur, exploring and learning about urban and rural water realities in India.
WIL India brings together young researchers, innovators, inventors, and entrepreneurs to build new relationships, accelerate knowledge sharing, build transferable leadership skills, and co-develop potential solutions to India’s water challenges.
WIL India offers inter-generational and cross-sectoral learning, inviting collaboration between young leaders, mentors and facilitators.
40 young leaders – 15 Indians, 15 Canadians, 10 international: water researchers, waterpreneurs, social scientists, community leaders.
10 visionary resource guests with expertise in water treatment technologies, policy development, & community level water management who will share their knowledge about the water sector across India.
10 facilitators from Waterlution, Swaraj University and community partners skilled in cross-sectoral collaboration, facilitation and field tours.