Chairperson - Early Career and Youth Professionals Task Force
International Water Resource Association
Rewa Assi pursued her Master's degree in Water and Sustainable Development at IHE Delft. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Engineering from the American University of Beirut (AUB). Her research interests primarily revolve around exploring innovative approaches and solutions within the water-energy-food nexus.
Rewa’s experience includes the coordination of the Water Innovation Lab with Waterlution. Under her coordination, over 200 young global leaders were trained, and 30 teams were supported to develop their innovative water solutions.
Rewa currently serves as the Chair of the Early Career and Young Professionals Task Force within the International Water Resources Association (IWRA). Her role highlights promoting the engagement of young professionals in the water sector. In addition, Rewa holds the position of Youth Delegate with UNICEF MENA, where she represents the youth perspective within the water sector at various international high-level conferences.
The webinar explores the intricacies of interdisciplinary collaboration in the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus, acknowledging challenges and emphasizing the transition from siloed to holistic approaches. It represents the best practices, key factors, and lessons influencing interdisciplinary collaboration, offering actionable recommendations for structured interdisciplinary engagement. The webinar highlights the vital role of young professionals in shaping the future of the water sector and fostering sustainable solutions through cross-disciplinary cooperation.
- Define interdependencies among the water, energy, food sectors.