Kirsten de Vette

Acting Director Leadership Engagement
Kirsten is the Acting Director of Leadership Engagement – managing the team that works on engaging our members in a meaningful way to contribute to a water-wise world. We are also developing new forms of engagement adapting to the needs created by ... Read full biography
May 26, 2020
At my kitchen table I sat when I received the invitation to be on a panel about Gender Matters: Organisational Implementation and Capacity Development during the UNESCO-IHE Delft Capacity Development Symposium (Thursday 28 May 2 p...
April 3, 2017
Young talent is critical to solving the global water crisis South Africa has been suffering through one of the most severe droughts in living memory. In Cape Town, it is the worst drought the city has experienced in over 100 year...
October 10, 2016
In September 2015 world leaders adopted an ambitious and challenging agenda for sustainable development: 17 goals and 169 targets to be achieved by 2030 without leaving anyone behind. This agenda provides an unprecedented opportun...
August 11, 2016
The shortage of skilled labour in the water sector severely hampers our ability to meet current water and sanitation needs, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Addressing the future needs of growing populations, and ...