Water Conservationist Kick Kennedy

Kick Kennedy, a senior at Stanford, has quietly built a resume fighting for water conservation.

In 2006, she joined an Imax crew filming Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk.

Kick Kennedy
(Michael Lavine)


She also became an ambassador for her father Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Waterkeeper Alliance.

Kick Kennedy
(Michael Lavine)


In January she attempted Tanzania's 19,340-foot Kilimanjaro for the Summit on the Summit.

Kick Kennedy
(Michael Lavine)


Summit on the Summit was an awareness-raising trip for water issues.

Kick Kennedy
(Michael Lavine)


"I grew up on the water—sailing, swimming, fishing—but it's only in the last four years that I've gotten involved publicly in advocacy."

Kick Kennedy
(Michael Lavine)


"Water is a precious resource, and we're misusing it flagrantly."

Kick Kennedy
(Michael Lavine)


"One billion people don't have access to clean water. I hope we can work toward strategies to fight the water crises."

Kick Kennedy
(Michael Lavine)


For more on Kick Kennedy and her fight for water conservation go to summitonthesummit.com

Kick Kennedy
(Michael Lavine)

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