Shilpa Alva

Founder at Surge for Water
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Shilpa Alva is the founder of Surge for Water, a nonprofit organization dedicated to addressing the cycle of poverty through access to safe water and sanitation solutions. Since its founding 10 years ago, Surge has impacted over 1 million lives in 11 countries. Shilpa's journey didn’t start in the International Development world. After graduating from Johns Hopkins University with a Biomolecular & Chemical Engineering degree, she joined the Corporate world and earned her MBA from the Carlson School. After a highly successful corporate career, she made the bold choice to follow her purpose and live fully in alignment with it. She went from running the organization on nights and weekends to going fully in! She owes much of Surge’s success to her rich experience in the business world.

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