Marcia Brewster: Water, Sanitation and Gender: Issues for the 21st Century

Marcia Brewster: Water, Sanitation and Gender: Issues for the 21st Century

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 6:00pm

A Program of the American Association of University Women

A presentation on the impact of water resources on cultural and economic development

WHERE: Westchester Community College, Classroom Bldg, Lecture Hall #100, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY

SPEAKER: Marcia M. Brewster, Senior Consultant, Nautilus International Development Consulting

Marcia M. Brewster is currently a senior consultant with Nautilus International Development Consulting in New York, and has recently undertaken assignments with the World Water Council, the Global Environment Facility and various United Nations agencies. She served as President of the United Nations Association, Westchester chapter, from 2011-2018. Marcia devoted most of her career to United Nations programs related to water, sustainable development and gender. She worked for the UN for over 30 years, both in New York and at the regional UN office for Asia and the Pacific, based in Bangkok, Thailand. She retired as Senior Officer for water resources in the Sustainable Development Division at United Nations headquarters in New York. She served as Manager of the UN’s Interagency Task Force on Gender and Water, and is deeply concerned about gender equality and women’s empowerment. She has an MSc from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and spent 13 years living and working in Asia. She lives in Hastings and has twin sons.

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