Gina Bria
Founder, Hydration Foundation

Gina Bria, an anthropologist and author, discovered hydration solutions to modern water challenges while researching desert dwellers. She has been researching ritual, ritual foods, nutrition, and hydration strategies for 25 years. A graduate of Columbia University’s anthropology department, and named a Real World Scholar, she is a founding member of the World Wide Water and Health Association with Dr. Gerald Pollack, who was the first speaker at the launch of the HYDRATION FOUNDATION in 2014. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Grand Central Station, Harvard University, and Wissenschaftskollege in Berlin. An innovator and inspiring speaker, she has changed the conversation on water and develops solution-focused projects and products to advance hydration and water use.