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Lunch with Christoph Gorder, Chief Global Water Officer at charity: water

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Welcome to a lunch, fire side chat and VR-experience with

Christoph Gorder, Chief Global Water Officer at charity: water
charity: water believe that we can end the water crisis in our lifetime.
1 in 10 people on the planet lack access to clean water. That’s 663 million people.
We can change that.

Founded in 2006, to date charity: water has funded 28,389 projects across 27 countries and brought clean water to 8.2 million people.

Christoph Gorder (https://twitter.com/cgorder) joined charity: water (https://www.charitywater.org/) in 2012 to lead the organization's global water investments in 27 countries. Since its founding in 2006, charity: water has raised over $300 million and provided clean water to over eight million people. In his role as Chief Global Water Officer, Christoph also oversees technology innovations that increase transparency and long-term impact of clean water programs. Prior to joining charity: water, Christoph spent fifteen years leading disaster response operations and managing large scale healthcare delivery programs around the world. He grew up in the Central African Republic and Nigeria, where getting clean water is still a dream for millions. Christoph is married to Alisha, who is a journalist, and has two young children.

charity: water VR-Experience - A true story of 6 days in Ethiopia

Meet 13-year-old Selam - she used to spend every day trying to find a balance between providing water for her family and pursuing her education. Until last year. Experience the transformation of her community as they receive clean and safe water for the first time.

Event agenda
[masked] Registration - Meet & Greet[masked] Lunch & Fire side chat with Christoph Gorder & Jonas Almeling[masked] VR-Experience & Networking

About charity: water
charity: water’s mission is to provide clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations.

Their vision is to reinvent charity with a radically transparent model. 100% of funds raised go to water projects. The operational costs are covered by private donors. Every project is tracked, monitored, maintained and documented. The organization has full transparency and accountability. Everything is an open book.

Charity Navigator rates the organization among their highest-rated charities, with a full 4 out of 4 stars. The charity has an overall rating of 92.29 out of 100 with an "Accountability & Transparency" score of the maximum 100 and "Financial" rating of 89.11 as of January 2018.

Agenda
11:30 am: Check-in and Pre-Networking
12:00 pm: Lunch & Fireside chat
1:00 pm: Networking & charity: water VR-experience

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Speaker
Christoph Gorder - charity:water (Chief Global Water Officer)
Christoph Gorder lead charity:water's global water investments in 27 countries. Since its founding in 2006, charity: water has raised over $300 million and provided clean water to over eight million people. As Chief Global Water Officer, Christoph also oversees technology innovations that increase transparency and long-term impact of clean water programs.

Hosted By
Jonas Almeling, Regional Director Nordics
Community builder and a supporter of entrepreneurs in Stockholm, Sweden, Nordics & the world. Currently Head of Innovation and Ecosystem at Business Sweden.

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