Dhaka’s Challenge: A Megacity Struggles with Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

February 17, 2015 /
Jon Sawyer
Executive Director Jon Sawyer visits the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee to explore the shifting landscape of world news.
September 8, 2014 /
Kem Knapp Sawyer, Jon Sawyer
Media Rise Festival Forum features information-sharing on case studies, best practices, and opportunities for collaboration.
October 17, 2012 /
Uliana Bazar
Panel discussion at the Woodrow Wilson Center with Kenneth Weiss of the LA Times, Pulitzer Center's Tom Hundley and Ohio University's Geoffrey Dabelko on the impacts of population growth.
April 6, 2012 /
Jennifer McDonald
Resources for teachers and students ahead of journalist Stephen Sapienza's visit.
February 21, 2012 /
Habiba Nosheen, Kem Knapp Sawyer
How can journalists, writers, and public interest groups best shed light on issues facing women and children around the world while remaining sensitive to individual needs and concerns?
February 10, 2012 /
Jennifer McDonald
Stephen Sapienza crafts simple but compelling narratives, chronicling the lives and plights of everyday people, from the cities of Bangladesh to the streets of Sierra Leone, writes Ameto Akpe.
October 28, 2011 / PBS NewsHour
Fred de Sam Lazaro, Stephen Sapienza
The world is on the brink of a major population milestone. Fred de Sam Lazaro and Steve Sapienza report on how a growing population is impacting societies across the globe.
October 10, 2011 / The Washington Post
Kem Knapp Sawyer
Millions of children from around the world celebrated Global Handwashing Day, an effort to raise awareness about importance of good hygiene.
May 9, 2011 /
Emmy Award-winning documentary producer Stephen Sapienza presents his work on water and sanitation at the Rotary Club of Washington, D.C.  Sapienza traveled to Dhaka, Bangladesh in September 2010 to report on the city's struggle to bring water and sanitation to all residents, even as the population grows by 400,000 per year.  A video piece from his travels was broadcast on PBS NewsHour on World Water Day, March 22.
March 27, 2011 /
When Disaster Strikes: Reporting and Responding is an international conference that will explore the collaboration and tension between journalists and public health workers at times of crisis.