100 Water Heroes: Lindsey Aldaco-Manner

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President at World Youth Parliament for Water

Lindsey Aldaco-Manner is the President of the World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW), a youth network that advocates for safe, clean water throughout the world. Stretching across 80 countries, WYPW comprises of dynamic young people seeking change in the water sector. Their work ranges from active engagement with local communities to advocating for youth involvement in the water sector at the United Nations General Assembly.

As President, Lindsey leads the WYPW in their goal to activate youth participation in the decision-making processes of water industries around the world. In addition to her work with WYPW, Lindsey is also a Research Assistant for the Dean of Agriculture and Food Sciences at the American University of Beruit, where she explores water governance in Lebanon, and Water-Energy-Food Nexus governance in the Middle East.

Throughout these various facets of her career, Lindsey has exhibited a passion for inspiring change in the water industry, and has worked tirelessly to advocate for sustainable, community-based water management. Lindsey has also been a key supporter of the #RunningDry, and has contributed a hefty 59km to the movement. With her expertise on the water sector, Lindsey meaningfully spotlights #RunningDry and its message.

Lindsey is one of our #100WaterHeroes for her dedication to solving global water issues, and for being a key member of the #RunningDry movement.

Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/lindsey-aldaco-manner-b8a50271

Twitter: @LindseyAManner