YWP Regional Call | Connecting YWPs in the Americas

IWA Young Water Professionals Programme Young Water Professionals, Leadership, Networking

Target Audience

IWA YWP members


Are you a YWP from the American continent? This event is open to all YWPs studying or working in water and related sectors in countries across North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean. During the event, you will have the opportunity to learn about the initiatives and activities of IWA YWP Chapters in the region, receive guidance on YWP membership, and have your queries addressed.

Being a young professional in the water sector can raise numerous questions regarding advancement, capacity building, finding internships or employment opportunities, and more. The IWA YWP Country Chapters provide an excellent opportunity to kickstart your career and engage with international professional networks, specifically those of IWA.

The session will be a regional online gathering of IWA YWP chapters in North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Currently, there are seven (7) IWA-branded chapters in the region, including the USA, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Colombia. Additionally, there are other chapters being formed.

This IWA YWP Regional Call will allow representatives from the aforementioned IWA YWP Chapters to share their experiences, lessons learned, future plans, and strategies. Participants will have the chance to acquaint themselves with various activities in which they can actively engage through the chapters, discover opportunities for gaining knowledge and skills, and expand their professional network.

The event will be hosted in English; no translation will be available. This is a free event and no certificate will be provided.

Learning Objectives

In this IWA YWP Regional Call, YWPs will:

  • Explore and discover voluntary work opportunities within the IWA network
  • Enhance their professional vision and goals
  • Understand the benefits and opportunities that come with active involvement in the Association
  • Gain a clear understanding of how engagement within the IWA network can enhance their research and career prospects.


Additional Resources

If you have any questions regarding the IWA YWP Community, please contact Isabela Espindola, IWA Membership Engagement Senior Officer.

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IWA Young Water Professionals Steering Committee