A community with a passion for water
Wavemakers United is a community of students, young professionals, and athletes with a passion for water. As a youth organization we focus on local challenges while having a global reach. Our aim is to contribute to the UN SDGs and involve as many youngsters as possible.
A Foundation with a passion for water
Wavemakers United is a non profit organization, better known as a foundation. This means that our organization is not aiming to profit from our activities and everything we do revolves around making impact. In 2023 the foundation has been granted the ANBI status.
Learn more about our Foundation structure below.
Curious to see our community in action or willing to contribute to our mission? Check our calendar to see where Wavemakers tell their story!
Meet our team
Meet our advisory board
Dr. Jasmine Jabali
Research Fellow at Collective Leadership Institute
Dr. Isabela Espindola
Senior Officer responsible for the Young Water Professionals (IWA)
Challenge Officer (Alliander)
Carolina Tornesi MacKinnon
Business analyst (Brown & Caldwell)
Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlandsto the FAO
Manager Stellenbosh University
Youth project manager (ISW)
Jurist Water & Sanitation
Founder of Xatoms
Meet our supporters
Former Dutch Special Envoy for Water
Meike van Ginneken
Dutch Special Envoy for Water