Water.org co-founder, S&T alumnus returns to campus Nov. 15 for Chancellor’s Speaker Series

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On November 6, 2023

Gary White

Gary White speaking at a Missouri S&T commencement ceremony.

Gary White, CEO and co-founder of Water.org and WaterEquity and a Missouri S&T graduate, will speak at the university Wednesday, Nov. 15, as part of the Chancellor’s Speaker Series.

White’s presentation will begin at 5 p.m. in Leach Theatre of Castleman Hall. A reception with refreshments will be held at 4 p.m. in the theater lobby.

Those interested in attending the free event should RSVP at speakerseries.mst.edu.

White will discuss his experience spanning more than three decades related to helping solve the global water and sanitation crisis, as well as what people can do now to make a difference. He has led several initiatives dedicated to these issues and co-founded two non-profit organizations with Academy Award-winning writer, actor and humanitarian Matt Damon. Because of their work, the pair was named to TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people list in 2011.

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