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San Miguel PEN presents... César Arias & Dylan Terrell
The Future of Water in San Miguel
The world is running out of water, and San Miguel has an urgent water problem. In this fascinating presentation, two champions of clean, natural water, César Arias de la Canal—a founder and current President of San Miguel’s beloved El Charco del Ingenio Botanical Garden and a member of an old and prominent San Miguel family—and Dylan Terrell—founder and executive director of Caminos de Agua, providing clean water access to San Miguel communities—will discuss how we got to this point, what we can do about it, and what the future holds.
About the Venue
San Miguel PEN Presents Winter Series will all take place at Casa de La Cultura, located in the heart of San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato. This location provides the perfect backdrop for conversations of such profound importance.
About the Speakers
César Arias de la Canal
An attorney and human rights activist from an old and prominent San Miguel family, he is also a founding member of Amnesty International's Mexican Section. He has been a professor at the Universidad Metropolitana in Mexico City and the University of Veracruz, where he also worked as a journalist. The author of several books and publications on social and environmental issues, he currently serves as President of the El Charco del Ingenio Botanical Garden, where he has worked since its inception in 1990. He is a founding member of the non-profit Friends of the Historical Museum and has participated in many community projects, such as “El Sindicato” cultural center, focusing his activity in the defense of the natural and cultural heritage of San Miguel de Allende.
Dylan Terrell is the founder and executive director of Caminos de Agua, a San Miguel-based nonprofit dedicated to providing clean water access to communities at risk in our region in central Mexico and beyond. Terrell is an Ashoka Fellow, TEDx speaker, and leader of the Caminos team that won the Innovation Showcase Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for a novel water filter design, as well as recipient of the RELX Environmental Award for community-scale arsenic and fluoride remediation. He is co-author of numerous peer-reviewed papers on strategies for addressing technical water challenges. Dylan lives in San Miguel de Allende with his wife and daughter.
Water is essential to your life; don't miss out on this important and exciting presentation.
Date & Time
Tue, Feb 27, 2024 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM