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Outcomes and Testimonials

Emerging Scholars @ American Geophysical Union (AGU) Centennial - December 12, 2019

Conversation with Dr. Robert Bullard
"Wow! This is the reason I came. It was inspiring to hear Dr. Bullard talk about working with his own students in Environmental Justice. He inspired me, engaged with where I was, and made himself vulnerable and approachable"

Scavenger Hunt (Exhibit Hall and Poster Hall)

“It was very helpful for me to have the time to mix with industry professionals, companies that are hiring, and to learn about potential Masters’ programs.”

Opening Plenary Session on Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in the Geosciences
"Great to hear about intentional efforts to increase diversity and inclusion in a field that could use it - especially as a woman in STEM."


"LVI Alum (Nadine Robertson) Selected to Participate in WEF’s 2019 Water Leadership Institute Program" (Click here for the full article written by Kayla Jones- Marketing Specialist, LVI, July 25, 2019)

"...The Water Leadership Institute Program is a highly competitive program accepting only 52 participants nationwide each year. The goal of this program is to train and educate emerging leaders in the water industry and provide an opportunity for them to create a reliable network in both public and private sectors...."

"Emerging Water Quality Scholar Aki Franklin Writes About Her experience in the program" 

(Click here for full article written by Aki Franklin, posted by LVI April 30, 2019)

"I attended Emerging Water Quality Scholars Program with Limitless Vistas...My experience was valuable that just a few words could not express how gratifying the program is and was for me. It's truly an experience that I certainly would not have been able to achieve alone..."

Emerging Scholars Programs


“I learned to work on ‘being comfortable with being uncomfortable’ and how to assert myself in my field as a woman…When the [women] spoke about adversity and breaking barriers – many of which I've experienced – I was inspired to continue pursuing this field and performing above and beyond striving, to make an impact one step at a time.”

“The Emerging Water Quality Scholars program has provided many experiences that would have otherwise been inaccessible…It was a unique opportunity to be able to engage with some of the top industry professionals and gain a direct pipeline of communication to them.”

 “I was able to make new relationships with employers and gain potential job opportunities...Getting to know people’s stories was the best part. Knowing that they were just regular people… changing and helping our community."

Very eye opening in terms of the scale of industry and employment opportunities in the field of water/wastewater management The (Emerging Scholars] program [gives] guidance to any young professional looking for career options.”

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