Scott Harrison


Founder & CEO, charity: water

Right now, there are over a thousand people working on charity: water projects in 19 countries around the world. But we've only solved 1/500th of the problem.

Scott Harrison is the founder and CEO of charity: water. Focused on the global water crisis and the one billion people without clean drinking water, he created innovative public installations and online fundraising platforms to spread international awareness. In four years, charity: water has funded more than 3,900 water projects in 19 developing countries. Those projects will provide over 1.7 million people with clean, safe drinking water.



Monday, October 10

CIW Talk: Social Entrepreneurship

The convergence of the for-profit and non-profit sector is completely reshaping our experience as consumers and the nature of the economy. What is... read more
Speakers: Leila Janah, Jeff Nelson, Dave Gilboa, Scott Harrison, David Bornstein, David Murphy, Robert Fogarty, Emma Clippinger
Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art 220 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago Ideas Week Oct 17 – 23, 2016

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