Event March 8, 2022

2022 International Women’s Day Partner Event

Spotlighting 10 women founders/co-founders of early-stage technology companies with innovations that address water/wastewater challenges


Date: March 8th, 2022.

Access: Open Access

Organizers: SWAN, Mazarine, and H20 Global News

Description: The 60-minute program included interviews with each of the 10 entrepreneurs, followed by a Q&A with the audience about water/wastewater trends and opportunities. This event was sans-powerpoint and intended to be more conversational than pitches or presentations.


  • John Robinson, Mazarine
  • Abby Davey, H2O Global News

Featured Entrepreneurs:

  • Macarena Cataldo-Hernandez, CEO, Viridis Research
  • Jennifer Kim, CEO, SEUNwater 
  • Ainhoa Lete, President, BuntPlanet
  • Carol Maxwell, CEO, MICROrganic Technologies
  • Julie Bliss Mullen, CEO, Aclarity
  • Paige Peters, CEO, Rapid Radicals
  • Meena Sankaran, CEO, KETOS
  • Karen Schuett, CEO, Livestock Water Recycling
  • Erika Schwarz Taylor, Ph.D., Co-Founder, EQO
  • Amanda Siqueira , CEO, VAPAR
Featured SWAN Members: