On Wednesday, May 9th, the Beckman Center at U.C. Irvine will host the Urban Water Research Center’s annual Dorothy M. Green Memorial Lecture Series, “Women in Water.” Registration begins at 5:30pm, followed at 6:00 p.m. by keynote speaker Ms. Katie Porter, Environmental Engineer at Malcolm Pirnie, the Water Division of ARCADIS. A reception for all event attendees will immediately follow her remarks.
Ms. Porter specializes in drinking water treatment and water quality issues. Prior to this, she spent 10 years working for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, where she was responsible for implementation of regulations and initiatives under the Safe Drinking Water Act. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University.
The Dorothy M. Green Memorial Lecture series “Women in Water” began in 2008, and has featured such prominent women working the in the field of water sustainability as Patricia Mulroy, General Manger of the Southern Nevada Water Authority, Celeste Cantú, General Manager of the Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority in 2010 and Debra Man, Metropolitan Water District’s Assistant General Manager and Chief Operating Officer in 2011.
To reserve a seat or inquire about the presentation, contact CV Strategies Operations Manager Tara Bravo at 760.776.1776, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.