Zion Escobar, PE

Founder/Principal, Sustainable Infrastructure Solutions

“We need to elevate ourselves to a 22nd-century type of communications strategy about water that goes beyond kind of the surface and starts appealing to each person’s perspective in life. With myriad stakeholders, it’s critical to touch on the water management issues that affect each constituency.”

Zion Escobar has more than 13 years of experience transforming ideas into action as a civil engineer and green infrastructure advocate, providing highly specialized technical support to a diverse range of public agencies, private clients, international NGOs, and engineering and landscape architecture firms. She was recognized as one of Engineering New Record Magazine’s “Top 20 Under 40 in Texas and Louisiana” as well as the American Society of Civil Engineers “Young Engineer of the Year.” Currently, she is first Executive Director of the newly launched Houston Freedmen’s Town Conservancy, which serves to preserve and protect the history of Freedmen’s Town for the benefit of future generations.