This article was originally published in the Nov. 9 issue of Pacific Coast Business Times.
On Nov. 1-2, we convened the second California H2O Women Conference — a meeting of 150 of California’s top women in the water industry at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara.
The women-only conference brought together leading professionals representing all sectors of the industry to address the most pressing issues facing California’s water supply and provide a forum for women to collaborate, coordinate, educate and support each other in advancing in the water industry.
There’s no doubt that women remain underrepresented at the top of business in the United States, and the water industry is no exception. But something encouraging and possibly even unique to the water space is happening. Women now lead the state’s water regulatory agencies, as well as public and private water entities, consulting firms and environmental NGOs. … Continue Reading »