Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

WASH and technologies working group has currently about 7 active members and we are  looking for new talent to join us!!!!

The working group has participated in water events such as UNLEASH (Denmark, 2017), the SWWW (Stockholm, 2016) and the Water Innovation Lab (2015).

Aim of the group:

WASH and technologies working group has the aim to bring together young professionals around the world, who are experienced or enthusiastic about WASH, and share experiences and knowledge through online and offline events.


The main activities the WASH team is involved with and aims to be involved are:

  • Participate in global events and give a voice to young water professionals
  • Participate and organize webinars which discuss WASH related topics
  • Engage in global debates about SDG 6
  • Possibly engage in collaboration to create and/or empower initiatives and technologies led by youth worldwide.


WASH Coordinator

Mariel Cabero Ugalde

Mariel is a Bolivian enthusiast coordinating the WASH and Technologies thematic working group since 2016. She is a Natural Resources Engineer (UNSa, Argentina) with an especialization in Water Services Management (UNESCO IHE, Delft, the Netherlands) and currently works as a Consultant on Water and Sanitation, based on the Netherlands. She has experience working with drinking water, sanitation and also wastewater reuse projects; and has worked in Bolivia with NGOs, bilateral cooperation (GIZ) and multilateral cooperation (World Bank Group).

She finds most professional satisfaction working with projects focused on the sustainable delivery of water and sanitation services, and sustainable resource use, in developing countries.

Her LinkedIn profile can be found here and her email address is m.cabero@wateryouthnetwork.org

If you want more information about how to become a member of the WYN, you can find the information here.



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