Who We Are
We’re a diverse community of talented change-makers who believe that every American should have clean, running water for life.
Founder, Executive Director
George has a simple goal: to change the way people think about water. He built DIGDEEP to defend access to clean water as a basic human right.
Director for People and Places
Tawny is a first generation American with a love for storytelling and development. She also has a killer laugh, which is why she’s in charge of DIGDEEP’s partnerships and events.
American Projects Director
Emma is a Navajo artist and activist. Growing up, her grandparents didn’t have running water or electricity. She’s a native warrior princess with a dog/sidekick named Cindy Sherman and she runs our projects in the US.
Annie Begay grew up in Thoreau, NM, the headquarters of our Navajo Water Project. Annie’s a volunteer firefighter, a fixer of just about anything, and a total boss. She coordinates our work in the field.
Cindy $herman is from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She loves traveling, especially flying and exploring airports. She spends most of her time in LA and on the Rez/Navajo Nation. Cindy loves laying in the sun, hiking, eating chicken and red bell peppers, and cuddling. She’s an advocate for water access– she loves getting other dogs and humans alike safe drinking water. Cindy is named after one of her mom’s favorite artists.
American Projects Fellow
Lisa is from Cameron, Arizona, Navajo Nation. She grew up without electricity. She plays & composes music and builds furniture. She is a strong advocate for environmental awareness, especially on Indigenous lands. Her goal in life is to represent and give back to her family, community, and land. The reason she does everything that she does is because of the strong women in her life: her mom and bimasaní.
American Projects Fellow
Megan is a junior at the University of Southern California double majoring in International Relations and French. After graduation, she hopes to continue protecting human rights while working with nonprofits geared towards policy change. Her special talents include getting free cups of high-quality coffee, creating delicious vegan baked goodies, and singing both on stage and in the shower.
Tiernan has a BA in Psychology and a Minor in Anthropology from San Francisco State University. She writes about all things social justice, is an avid feminist activist, and thinks social media is both horrible and amazing. She loves fries, pugs, and travel.