Water Innovation Lab Global 2020 : A Surprising Opportunity in Year Full of Unpredictable Outcomes

by Megan Cornall, Water Innovation Labs Coordinator and Amanda Wong, Media and Communications Coordinator Water Innovation Labs At the Core Water Innovation Labs (WIL) are one of the main pillars of Waterlution’s work. For years we have been hosting WILs to provide immersive leadership training designed to accelerate collaborative innovation, fast-track knowledge-sharing and devise new…

Reflecting on Online Activism: Environmental Justice and the Anti-Racism Movement

by Sydney Stevenson, Youth Advisory Board Member 2019-2020 The anti-racism movement unfolding around the world and online is unprecedented. Never before has social media been used so actively to address and educate people on white privilege, colonial legacies, and the ongoing systematic racism which has continued legacies of violence and genocide in American, Canadian and…

Blending Personal and Professional Growth – Waterlution’s Youth Advisory Board

by Olivia Allen – Project Lead for Youth Programs It’s been over three years since I started coordinating Waterlution’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) and accompanying school projects. One of the most exhilarating things about working with youth ages 19-29, is seeing them grow into outstanding young professionals during their youth advisor volunteer term and beyond!…

Learning to Love Dandelions Again

By Rosheen Tetzlaff, Summer Youth Programs Assistant at Waterlution Rosheen volunteered with the Waterlution Youth Advisory Board in 2018/19 and is currently working on their youth programming for the summer. She is a recent Environmental & Conservation Science graduate from the University of Alberta and a lover of the outdoors. This year I graduated from…