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Water for People: CEO Eleanor Allen

27 June 2019
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It’s estimated that 2.1 billion people around the world don’t have access to safe water and 4.5 billion lack access to adequate sanitation. Women and children spend more than four hours walking for water each day, and more than 840,000 people die each year from water-related diseases. 

Eleanor Allen is the CEO of Water for People—an organization dedicated to promoting the development and improving the accessibility of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services sustained by strong communities, businesses and governments. A compassionate truth-teller and advocate of empowered equality for people across the globe, Eleanor is a world-leading water expert dedicated to helping billions of people access safe and sustainable water and sanitation services needed to save lives, stay healthy, find jobs and thrive.


Date: 27 June 2019