Since her MSc in Water Science, Policy, and Management, Emma Weisbord has worked with Oxford’s Primary Health Care Department, Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute, the International Water Association, and water technology start-ups. She is actively involved in global networks, empowering young professionals in the water sector. In the last few years, she launched and chaired the Smart Water Network Forum (SWAN) Rising Smart Water Professionals Leadership Programme. Emma is currently serving on the SWAN Digital Twin Working group, the IWA Emerging Water Leaders Committee, the IWA Strategic Council, and is an advisory board member of the Aquatech Innovation Forum. As the Partnership Lead for Royal HaskoningDHV Digital’s Software Unit, Emma’s mission is to empower water professionals to connect, collaborate, and innovate to improve safety, access, and affordability of water and sanitation services globally.