IWA Professional Development Award

The Professional Development Award recognises water sector companies that are making a significant contribution to the professional development of their employees, and through that support the attraction, development and retention of the next generation of water leaders.

Who is eligible to nominate?

  • Every employee of an IWA corporate member

What must be submitted in support for the nomination?

  1. An executive summary outlining the main reason for the nomination (maximum 500 words)
  2. Letter of Nomination (Detailed letter introducing the initiative, programme etc. and describing in detail how the initiative addresses the criteria (maximum 4 A4 pages)
  3. At least one letter of support including one from a YWP within the company

Past Winners

Latest Updates

Development
December 20, 2019
Sikandar Meeranaik is the 2019 recipient of the IWA Water and Development Award for Practice. Sikandar founded the Sankalpa Rural Development Society in 2008 to...
Development
December 19, 2019
Dr Miriam Otoo was the 2019 recipient of the IWA Water and Development Award for Research. Her hope is to see increased investments in her area of research to e...
December 4, 2019
I see it…the headline grabs me – just do it…why not – the International Water Association – seemingly one of the biggest organisations...
December 1, 2019
Dr Miriam Otoo – research on resource recovery business models for lower and middle income countries Mr Sikandarsab Meeranaik – development and impleme...