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Maura Jarvis

Program Manager

Maura Jarvis is a Program Manager at the US Water Alliance, a national nonprofit organization advancing policies and programs that build a sustainable water future for all. She specializes in community engagement for the Alliance’s Equitable Infrastructure initiative and serves as a liaison for HBCU partnerships. Prior to joining the Alliance, Maura spent seven years working within the Philadelphia Water Department’s (PWD) Public Affairs division. Rising through the ranks from intern to Assistant Manager of the Public Engagement team, she led community outreach for the Green City, Clean Waters program and served as PWD’s superhero mascot, Water Woman. Maura has been recognized on multiple national platforms for her efforts to thoughtfully engage historically underserved communities in sustainability initiatives. These accolades include WaterNow Alliance’s Emerging Leader Award, recognition in Drexel Magazine’s 40 Under 40, and a US Water Prize in the category of Outstanding Rising One Water Leader. A proud Philadelphia native, Maura holds a custom, interdisciplinary degree in Sustainable Product Development from Drexel University and is passionate about advocating for environmental justice and equity in her hometown and beyond. Outside of work, you will find Maura traveling the world, performing Latin dance, or growing her collection of comic books.