Written by: Khris Dodson, Director of Water Resiliency Initiatives, Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center

In this podcast, hear from the Syracuse University Environmental Finance Center’s Director of Water Resiliency Initiatives, Khris Dodson, as he interviews Walt Walker, Water Equity Practice Leader and Associate at Greeley and Hansen. The two discuss the challenges of incorporating Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) across all aspects of wastewater operations and drinking water operations, highlighting recent successes through their leadership in the New York Water Environment Association (NYWEA). Learn about Walk’s work as co-chair of NYWEA’s DEI Committee, the challenges of embracing broad definitions of diversity in the water sector, and the critical role he sees for other Membership Associations (MA’s) affiliated with the Water Environment Foundation, a global not-for-profit technical and educational organization of more than 30,000 individual members and 75 affiliated MA’s representing water quality professionals around the world.