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An Examination of CLTS’ Contributions To Ending Open Defecation

December 13, 2017 at 08:30:00 AM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
About This Webinar

The USAID-funded Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Partnerships and Learning for Sustainability (WASHPaLS) Project invites you to a webinar examining how community-led total sanitation (CLTS) has contributed to the goal of ending open defecation. WASHPaLS will present key findings from a desk review assessing the knowledge base on CLTS program performance. The findings and identified evidence gaps will inform the WASHPaLS research agenda for subsequent years of the project.

Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Webinar ID: b66a76cdcb7a
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Senior WASH Advisor, USAID
Jesse Shapiro is the Environmental Health Team Lead, a Senior Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Advisor and Sanitation Focal Point at USAID based in the Global Health Bureau.  He is an engineer with experience in international development focused on WASH policy development, organizational capacity building, M&E and provision of technical assistance to governments in the WASH sector. 

Jesse holds a M.S. in Civil Engineering - Water and Sanitation from Michigan Technological University, Graduate Certificate in Sustainability from Michigan Technological University. and a B.S. from the University of New Mexico.
Webinar hosting presenter
Deputy Director, WASHPaLS Program
Jeff Albert is Deputy Project Director of WASHPaLS and co-founder of the Aquaya Institute. He is a WASH professional with over two decades of research experience, including 12 years in international development.

Jeff has been actively involved in the design, execution, and management of several applied research programs to evaluate the impacts of WASH interventions, and he was the lead author of an article selected Best Paper of 2010 by Environmental Science and Technology. Jeff was an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow in 2004-05, and a lecturer at Brown University from 2002-04. He holds a Ph.D. in environmental science from Yale University.
Webinar hosting presenter
Research Program Manager, The Aquaya Institute
Caroline Delaire is a Research Program Manager at The Aquaya Institute. She analyzes policies and approaches for water quality monitoring, sanitation, and fecal sludge management.

Caroline received has a Ph.D. and a M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Her doctoral work focused on a low-cost technology to remove arsenic and bacteria from groundwater, and analyzed drivers of household behavior change in rural communities. Caroline also has a M.S. and B.S. in Engineering from the Ecole Polytechnique in France.

Webinar hosting presenter
Post-doctoral Fellow, The Aquaya Institute
Valentina Zuin is an academic collaborator with Aquaya and is currently also working as a post-doctoral fellow at Yale-NUS College in Singapore. Valentina’s experience includes working with the Water and Sanitation Program of the World Bank in Maputo, Mozambique, and as an Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Ashoka University in New Delhi.

Valentina has a Ph.D. from the Emmet Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources at Stanford University, a Master’s in International Development and Regional Planning from MIT, and an undergraduate degree in Public Management and International Relations from Bocconi University, in Italy.
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