Resilient Business,

Resilient World

November 3-5, 2015 • San Francisco

November 3-5, 2015
San Francisco

Speaker Biography

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Sandra Postel

Director, Global Water Policy Project, Freshwater Fellow, National Geographic Society

Sandra Postel directs the Global Water Policy Project and lectures, writes, and consults on global water issues. In 2010 she was appointed Freshwater Fellow of the National Geographic Society, where she co-created Change the Course, the national freshwater restoration campaign being pioneered by National Geographic, the Bonneville Environmental Foundation, and Participant Media. Postel is the author of several acclaimed books, including the award-winning Last Oasis, which appears in eight languages and was the basis of a PBS documentary. The recipient of several honorary degrees, she has been named a Pew Scholar in Conservation and the Environment and one of the Scientific American 50 for promoting “sweeping changes aimed at preserving the world’s dwindling supplies of freshwater.”

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