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The Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers podcast, brought to you by Josh’s Water Jobs, brings you interview-style conversations between host Josh Newton (founder of JWJ) and senior- and early-career water and sanitation professionals about their water career stories, career advice, reflections, and more. By diving into the careers of prominent professionals in water and sanitation and into the journeys of promising professionals just starting out in their fields, we aim to initiate an intergenerational exchange, from which all members of the JWJ community can learn. You can listen to this podcast in an audio format here, or visit our platform at www.joshswaterjobs.com or our YouTube channel to watch both the full-length and shortened video versions of these conversations. This podcast and Josh’s Water Jobs are generously supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

The Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers podcast, brought to you by Josh’s Water Jobs, brings you interview-style conversations between host Josh Newton (founder of JWJ) and senior- and early-career water and sanitation professionals about their water career stories, career advice, reflections, and more. By diving into the careers of prominent professionals in water and sanitation and into the journeys of promising professionals just starting out in their fields, we aim to initiate an intergenerational exchange, from which all members of the JWJ community can learn. You can listen to this podcast in an audio format here, or visit our platform at www.joshswaterjobs.com or our YouTube channel to watch both the full-length and shortened video versions of these conversations. This podcast and Josh’s Water Jobs are generously supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Location:

United States

Description:

The Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers podcast, brought to you by Josh’s Water Jobs, brings you interview-style conversations between host Josh Newton (founder of JWJ) and senior- and early-career water and sanitation professionals about their water career stories, career advice, reflections, and more. By diving into the careers of prominent professionals in water and sanitation and into the journeys of promising professionals just starting out in their fields, we aim to initiate an intergenerational exchange, from which all members of the JWJ community can learn. You can listen to this podcast in an audio format here, or visit our platform at www.joshswaterjobs.com or our YouTube channel to watch both the full-length and shortened video versions of these conversations. This podcast and Josh’s Water Jobs are generously supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Language:

English


Episodes

Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers with Nsuku Nxumalo

1/12/2022
In the 6th episode of Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers, host Josh Newton speaks with Nsuku Nxumalo, the Strategic Water Sector Cooperation Officer at the Embassy of Denmark in South Africa, and a member of the World Youth Parliament for Water. Nsuku generously shares the keys to her many successes with listeners in this episode. For example, she takes us through what she learned and the obstacles she had to overcome (such as doubt from others) while applying for funding to study...

Duration:00:38:52

Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers with Daly Wettermark

11/17/2021
In episode 05 of Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers, host Josh Newton converses with Daly Wettermark, a product development owner innovating wastewater filtration systems at Xylem Inc. Daly takes us through her water career journey thus far, from obtaining her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, through a graduate development program, and on to her current role. Listen in to hear how her interests in climate-related work led her to a fulfilling career in the water...

Duration:00:35:00

Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers with Roberto Lenton

11/3/2021
In this episode of the Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers podcast, host Josh Newton is joined by Dr. Roberto Lenton, a specialist in water, the environment and international development with a civil engineering degree from the University of Buenos Aires and M.S. and PhD. degrees from MIT. Roberto is currently Professor Emeritus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Board Chair of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI). Join Josh as he dives into Roberto’s successful...

Duration:00:43:13

Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers with Deepesh Jain

10/13/2021
In this episode of the Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers podcast, host Josh Newton is joined by Deepesh Jain, a young water professional from India, who is currently completing a mission as a humanitarian worker with MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders) in Sierra Leone, where he has been supporting the construction of drinking water and waste water infrastructure in a maternity hospital. When asked about a body of water meaningful to him, Deepesh describes a...

Duration:00:27:21

Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers with Aaron Wolf

9/29/2021
In this episode of the Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers podcast, host Josh Newton is joined by Dr. Aaron T. Wolf, professor of geography at Oregon State University (USA) and professor of water diplomacy at IHE-Delft Institute for Water Education in the Netherlands. Aaron has acted as a consultant to the US Government, the World Bank, and several international governments and development partners on various aspects of water resources and conflict management. A trained mediator/...

Duration:00:29:57

Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers with Antonella Vagliente

9/14/2021
In this episode of the Diving into Water and Sanitation Careers podcast, host Josh Newton is joined by Antonella Vagliente, the co-founder and director of Young Water Solutions. Inspired by her father, Antonella has focused her attention on water and youth empowerment from a young age. In 2015, along with a colleague she met through the World Youth Parliament for Water, Antonella co-founded and is now the director of Young Water Solutions, an organization that develops and supports the...

Duration:00:34:08