Andrew is the lead on communications for the Water Program, WRI’s initiative for measuring, mapping, and mitigating global water challenges. He works to maximize the program’s visibility and tell its story to audiences ranging from businesses and investors to governments and international NGOs. See www.wri.org/water for more information. Read the blog for Aqueduct, the team’s signature initiative, at aqueduct.wri.org/blog.
Andrew previously worked in journalism and research institute communications. He has reported on global water, food, and energy issues for Circle of Blue, co-managed research, proposals, and outreach at the Woodrow Wilson Center, and researched journalism ethics for NPR’s ombudsman. Andrew holds a B.A. in conflict studies from DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind.
A life-long violinist and violist, Andrew plays in the National Institutes of Health Philharmonia and the Red Line Strings chamber group. He also plays tennis and bikes whenever possible.
The worst drought to grip São Paulo, Brazil and neighboring states in 80 years is wreaking havoc on the local population. As of late October, key reservoirs hold less than two weeks’ worth of drinking water. Schools and health centers are closing early, ...