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2018 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition

About the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition

Every two years, the Association gathers water professionals at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition. This year’s edition counts with the attendance of more than 6000 participants, delegates and exhibitors to meet, network and present innovation, research and technology and close the gap between science and practice. The 2018 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is taking place in Tokyo, Japan.

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Rose Kaggwa - IWA Women in Water

Dr. Rose Kaggwa, the recipient of the IWA Women in Water Award 2016, describes her career progression in the water sector and the importance of recognising and nurturing talented young women in the workforce.

Dr. Rose Kaggwa has worked in various management levels within National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) in Uganda and is currently the Director Business and Scientific Services. In this role she is responsible for Water Quality Management, Training and Capacity Development, Research, and Development and External Services, which is the NWSC Consultancy unit that she has led for the last 13 years. Dr. Kaggwa has over 26 years’ experience in the water sector and has been a key player in the various performance improvement approaches applied in the NWSC at both managerial and supervisory level.

At IWA, she is Vice Chairperson of the Intermittent Water Supply (IWS) Specialist Group and a recognised IWA Fellow. She will speak at the 1st IWA Intermittent Water Supply Conference in Kampala from 7-9 April, 2019 iws2019.org

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[Photos sourced from NWSC]