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    Jon Rose

    Founder & President, Waves for Water

    Pro surfer Jon Rose was aboard a boat off the coast of Sumatra during a surf trip in Sept. 2009 when he felt a slight shake. He had no way of knowing that a 7.6 magnitude earthquake had destroyed the city of Padang ? with more than 1,000 lives lost and 100,000 homeless ? until he came to shore and saw the devastated city. It was at that moment Jon?s life would change ? and in turn, so would the lives of others who would soon have access to clean water. The eye-opening experience solidified the need for Waves for Water, a non-profit organization aimed to bring clean water solutions to impoverished countries around the world.

    Past Events

    Wednesday, Oct 10 2012

    12 PM

    Our most precious resource is becoming more valuable by the day. Water affects and is affected by everything: it is the difference between life and... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Owen Theatre @ Goodman Theatre

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