Alum Shannon McCarthy Named Secretary General of International Desalination Association
WATER, DESALINATION + REUSE -- McCarthy was formerly deputy center director of the Middle East Desalination Research Centre in Oman. As a member of the MEDRC startup team, she participated in developing and implementing programs for cooperation in training, education and research in desalination and water reuse technologies for Middle East and North Africa, including Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority.
McCarthy has participated in executive study programs in public policy and management for infrastructure development at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, specializing in U.S.-Soviet relations, from San Francisco State University.