Join Us on Monday, March 22 on World Water Day for an exciting virtual event!

On behalf of the Carleton WEAO/OWWA chapter, our team would like to invite you to an upcoming interactive event.

Topic: Entrepreneurship and Career Opportunities in the Water Sector

Speaker: Sonja Behmel, Ph.D, PDG, CEO, Watershed Monitoring

Date : Mar 22, 2021

Time: 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM EST

Overview: Join us for a casual and interactive talk with Sonja Behmel where she will discuss her story and talk about what it means to an entrepreneur and the growing career opportunities in the water/wastewater industry! Sonja is CEO and Cofounder of Watershed Monitoring and has many years of experience in the field of water management in Canada and Europe. She is also actively involved in R&D and the training of the new generation of scientists.

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Time: Mar 22, 2021 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 937 8740 1323

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Please review this short biography of Sonja Behmel, Ph.D.:

CEO and Cofounder of Watershed Monitoring; President and Cofounder of WaterShed Monitoring Europe; Scientific Coordinator at Agiro; Adjunct Professor at Laval University and INRS

Geographer specialized in limnology, Sonja Behmel holds a Ph.D. in spatial planning and regional development. Strong with many years of experience in the field of water management in Canada and Europe, she is actively involved in the R&D and the training of the new generation of scientists, and has authored numerous technical reports and scholarly articles. Since more than 10 years now, Ms. Behmel also distinguishes herself as scientific coordinator for Agiro and volunteering in various organizations dedicated to protecting water resources, here in Canada as well as internationally. Throughout the years, she received several awards for the quality of her work as a scientist and as an entrepreneur.

In 2013, she founded, together with academic and business partners, Watershed Monitoring, a company intending to provide stakeholders involved in integrated watershed management with innovative technological solutions to address water quality data storing and analyzing challenges while offering optimization and coaching services to facilitate knowledge acquisition and meet the needs in water resource management, urban planning and research. With that in mind, WaterShed Monitoring developed and marketed Enki®, a one-stop access for water-related data, in accordance with the “Smart communities” and “Learning communities” principles.