Laura Doss-Hertz is the co-founder of Skysource, the Grand Prize winner of The Water Abundance XPRIZE. In partnership with her husband David Hertz FAIA, they created Skysource, a social impact enterprise focused on creating deployable atmospheric water solutions that address all aspects of global water issues. Before starting Skysource, Doss-Hertz ran her own Advertising and Lifestyle Photography business and worked as a Photojournalist for The Detroit News, The New York Times Company, The Miami Herald, and Associated Press.

Doss-Hertz also serves on the board of The Bay Foundation, Venice Community Healing Gardens, Watts Tech Garden at LAUSD Edwin Markham Middle School in Watts, and The LA Mission Rooftop Garden Project.

Doss-Hertz is a storyteller, an environmentalist, a humanitarian and a concerned citizen with the goal to educate and inspire others to leave this planet a better place.


David is an architect, inventor, educator and founder of Studio Of Environmental Architecture. He is known for his work in sustainable architecture and as an early innovator in the development of recycled building materials. David’s passion for surfing attuned him to the environmental issues and during his education at The Southern California Institute of Architecture he continued to focus on ecological design. David led the push for green architecture, making sustainable buildings using unconventional materials such as industrial refrigeration panels and even a de-commissioned Boeing 747 airplane. David is a board member of Santa Monica's Task Force on The Environment and serves on the Board of Directors of Heal The Bay.


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