The IWA Young Leadership Award is granted to an exceptional water professional under the age of 35 years who has demonstrated significant achievements in their career to date and who signify outstanding leadership potential, and the ability to play a large and influential role in the water industry in the future.
Throughout their two-year tenure, the award winner will hold the position of Young Leadership Ambassador for IWA and the IWA Young Water Professionals Community.
The following criteria will form the basis for selection:
Age 35 or under
An outstanding career achievement (either through their scientific contribution as researchers or working in the water industry) to date.
The potential to play a large and influential role in the water industry in the future.
Recognition as leader and role model amongst peers, colleagues and a wider community
Evidence of working inclusively and across sectors and disciplines to help create progress
Actively willing to contribute to the promotion and development of IWA and the IWA YWP programme