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On Saturday, Maryam will be a judge at the CleanAcwa’s Clean Water Ideathon on April 4th is a hackathon style competition; the keynote speaker will list out the general outlines and details of the topic at hand and mention what kind of solution he or she would like to see.
Then, teams are given four hours to make an innovative and new idea following the set guidelines and organize a presentation. Each team will then get 5 minutes to present their pitch to the entire conference and the winning team will get a free trip to Ghana to present their idea at the International Clean Water conference.
Both technical and policy oriented solutions are encouraged; we want diverse solutions pitched. The event will feature a workshop with IDEO about how to make a compelling pitch. CleanAcwa’s CEO Sangu Delle and renowned Professor Susan Murcott will give the keynote addresses.
This event will be catered.
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Tonight our Founder, Maryam Eskandari, will be honored at Harvard Iranian Gala: Preserving the Past, Building for the Future; along side some of the most renowned Iranian-American's professionals, artist, and academics. Maryam will be honored for her work as an Iranian-American working along side the American Muslim community.
Maryam Eskandari is a woman, a Muslim and an architect. She doesn't want to be defined by any one of these words. But taken together, the three strands of her identity are shaping who she is and what she does. Maryam Eskandari is re-examining how mosques should be designed in North America.
Full Interview Here