Founder & CEO
Alicia Douglas is a WaterWoman. She is the founder of three startups, and has over 30 years of experience in philanthropy, sustainability, public policy, and community engagement.
Ms. Douglas founded WaterRising Institute, a Michigan-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization to address gender parity in the water industry. In 2022, the organization achieved Guidestar’s Gold Transparency Certification and became a member of 1% for Planet.
More recently, she launched WaterWoman Project, a WaterRising program focused on increasing gender diversity in water management by catalyzing industry leadership and engagement.
Her ability to collaborate with global stakeholders also led to the development of an innovative, GIS technology approach to addressing the global water security crisis. In addition to WaterRising, Alicia is involved with international policy initiatives including Women4Climate and UN Global Compact Leaders.
As a mother of four young women, her most important focus is ensuring that her family and future generations have access to healthy and safe water.
Consulting Advisor - Strategy, Marketing and Operations
Consulting Advisor - Creative, Digital & Tech
Consulting Senior Advisor
Board of Directors
Lloyd TreinishDistinguished Engineer and Chief Scientist - Environmental Modeling, Weather and Climate
Alicia DouglasWaterRising Institute
Founder & CEO
Joe KramerChief Executive Officer
Travis WagnerWater Sector Leader
Jennifer SteffensWater Sector Leader
Sharon PetersPresident & CEO
David TotmanVP of Asset Management