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Saturday, January 16 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Adapting: The Winding Path of Systems Change

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The WASH Catalysts venture shares principles of how the need for adaptation is designed into their approach. Using case studies drawn from eight years of governance work in the Malawi WASH sector, this session will highlight strategies for iterative design in complex systems. Participants will dive into the messy work of tactic design to catalyze systems change.

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Sydney Byrns

WASH Catalysts Malawi
Sydney Byrns was born and raised in Saskatoon, Canada, and has lived and worked in Malawi with water and sanitation ventures of EWB since 2010. Sydney currently leads the WASH Catalysts venture of EWB, which is focused on supporting innovative approaches to service delivery by local... Read More →
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Genevieve Hughes

WASH Catalysts
Genevieve Hughes hails from Rothesay, NB, and stumbled into the heart of EWB in 2012 while studying at Dalhousie University. She has been working in Malawi with WASH Catalysts since 2014. Genevieve is currently facilitating the transition strategy of a large WaterAid Malawi project... Read More →
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Kristina Nilsson

Program Manager, WASH Coordination Venture
Kristina Nilsson is originally from Cornwall, PEI, and has been working with EWB ventures in Malawi for the past 5 years. She's currently leading the WASH Coordination initiative of EWB, which is working with Malawi's Ministry of Water on strengthening their governance models and... Read More →


Saturday January 16, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm EST
Hamilton Convention Centre, Room 314