Global Water Security

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{Thursday, June 25th, 2015}

James G. Workman – Global Water Security

How a Rights-Based Approach to Water Ensures Natural and Human Resilience from Below


 JGWorkman.colorJames G. Workman, author of “Heart of Dryness” and founder of AquaJust draws on his experience from the Kalahari to Oman to Bali to Spain to shape the world’s first online water-trading marketplace, unfolding today in California

Workman is an award-winning journalist, foreign correspondent, and writer who has prepared speeches for statesmen on four continents. As a ‘Drought Doctor’ he has advised businesses, aid agencies, civic associations, environmentalists and government departments on water scarcity and climate change adaptation. He is based in San Francisco, where he is translating his experiences with Kalahari Bushmen into a new venture that harnesses Web 2.0 platforms to trade the right to water.

Workman is a Yale and Oxford graduate, award-winning journalist, recruited to U.S. Cabinet-level aide, and essayist on water scarcity, conservation, & global warming.  He is an award winning freelance writer and has written for various publications such as World View Magazine, The Washington Business Journal, The New Republic, Foreign Service Magazine, Africa Geographic, Sustainable Development, Washington Times, and Business Day. As an international public speaker and academic lecturer, he has spoken at Yale University, University of Cape Town, California Institute of Technology, University of Botswana, among others in regards to the needed adaptation and development in a changing climate.

Location: The Pacific Club

4110 MacArthur Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92660

Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm 

Pricing: Member: $55   |   Nonmember: $75   |   Student: $40 


General Reception: 5:30pm

Start Program: 6:45pm

Dinner: 7:00pm

 *Please note the earlier start times


*** Free Valet & Self Parking ***

Bar will accept CASH ONLY


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