Emerging Water Professionals Program

Emerging Water Professionals Program

The Emerging Water Professionals Program (EWPP) fosters education and innovation in water management by supporting the professional and personal development of future water leaders.

Launched in 2015 as part of the International Riversymposium, the EWPP is open to anyone who identifies as an emerging water professional, including postgraduate students and early career professionals. Participants from any related discipline are welcome, including science, policy, planning, community development, business, governance, aid, development and many more.

If you’re interested in unlocking a range of opportunities as a future water leader, we’d love to help you develop your skills, networks and expertise. To become an International RiverFoundation Emerging Water Professional, contact us now.

More Opportunities

Are you in the early stages of your career in the rivers space? You might also be interested in our Emerging River Professional Award.

Are you interested in investing in the world’s future water leaders by sponsoring the Emerging Water Professionals Program?

EWPP participants gain:

Access to a cross-generational learning and development platform via the International Riversymposium

Advanced leadership, problem-solving and interpersonal skills

Opportunities to build international peer relationships among emerging water leaders and explore ways to support each other through their careers

Awareness of international perspectives and cross-cultural understanding

Exposure to a global community of practice of people seeking environmental, economic and development outcomes in an integrated and sustainable way, and

Networking opportunities with key high profile individuals from across all spheres of river and water management.