One hamburger requires the same amount of water as a two-hour shower.
- Thirst educates almost a million young people a year about sustainable water consumption.
- Water crises are deemed to be one of the greatest threats by the World Economic Forum (WEF). By 2030, demand will be 40% greater than the available supplies (2030 Water Resources Group).
- Mina started Thirst after realizing that that 95% of water use was 'invisible' – used to produce goods rather than by the end consumer, for example, almost three-million Olympic swimming pools of water are used to make t-shirts each year.
- Mina is a corporate lawyer turned activist. She was named a WEF Young Global Leader in 2010.
- She raises awareness of the water crisis with her #RunningDry campaign, for example, running 40 marathons in 40 days.
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