UW-Green Bay alumna, Kelly Ellis, named ‘NEW Watershed Champion’
Kelly Ellis ’06 (Business Administration) was named 2017 “NEW Watershed Champion” for founding the Greater Green Bay STEM Network as well as other contributions in the realm of science, technology, engineering and mathematics essential to effectively care for, and manage, our precious water resources. She is Executive Director of the Einstein Project. Ellis was honored at the fifth annual World Water Day event hosted by NEW Water, the brand of the Green Bay Metropolitan Sewerage District, and the Green Bay Water Utility at the Jack Day Environmental Education Center in Green Bay. World Water Day is a commemorative event launched by the United Nations in 1993 to bring awareness to global water issues. The two water entities honor World Water Day to call attention to local water issues, which include aging infrastructure and impairments, and to celebrate the efforts of a local champion in caring for the watersheds of Wisconsin.