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Jessica Dandridge

Leaders USA 2023

Role

Executive Director, The Water Collaborative of Greater New Orleans (TWC)

Location

Louisiana

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Biography

Jessica Dandridge is the executive director of The Water Collaborative of Greater New Orleans (TWC). TWC is a community-based organization that seeks to build a diverse network for all impacted by flood risk by focusing on equitable practices to sustainably live and thrive with water. Through intentional collaboration between communities, businesses, and elected leadership, TWC works on all aspects of water justice, including water affordability and quality and green infrastructure as a tool for social, economic, and physical liberation for vulnerable and marginalized communities. Jessica is passionate about uplifting the challenges and solutions in the deep south, especially those impacted by environmental and water injustice.