Gary White is executive director and co-founder of Water.org with Matt Damon. His entrepreneurial vision has driven innovations in the way water and sanitation projects are delivered and financed, and these innovations now serve as a model in the sector. White is a founding board member of the Millennium Water Alliance and Water Advocates, a fellow of the British American Project, a member of the Philanthropy World Hall of Fame, advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative, and a Skoll Social Entrepreneur. Additionally, White was named to the 2011 TIME 100, the magazine’s annual list of the “100 most influential people in the world.”
Check out this short video of Gary that is part of the Innovators In Action Video Series (TakePart): “Making Dirty Water Clean: Water.org’s Answer to a Big Problem – Co-Founder Gary White on getting ‘what we know works’ to people in need.” To learn more about the WaterCredit microfinancing system Gary created, check out last Friday’s blog post here.
Don’t forget to check out Gary’s guest blog this Friday, September 30 to find out the three things that he thinks are needed to solve the global water crisis.