Gary White

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"White is executive director and co-founder of His entrepreneurial vision has driven innovations in the way water and sanitation projects are delivered and financed, and these innovations now serve as a model in the sector.

"In March 2009, White was inducted into community of Skoll social entrepreneurs, when WaterPartners received the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship. (WaterPartners, co-founded by White, and H2O Africa, co-founded by Matt Damon, merged in July 2009 to create The Skoll Foundation was created by Jeff Skoll, eBay’s first president, and the award recognizes the most innovative and sustainable approaches to resolving the world’s most urgent social issues.

"White is a leading advisor in the water and sanitation space, counseling organizations such as the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, PepsiCo Foundation, and the Open Square Foundation on responses to the global water crisis. White is a founding board member of the Millennium Water Alliance and Water Advocates. In 2008, he was inducted into the Philanthropy World Hall of Fame." [1]

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  1. Gary White,, accessed November 18, 2010.