Tricia Compas

Tricia Compas, co-inventor of the DayOne Waterbag and founder of DayOne Response, Inc., is an engineer with five years of experience working on water treatment technologies for developing countries. Her work has been recognized by former President Clinton, awarded first place in Cal Poly’s Ray Scherr Business Plan Competition and Innovation Quest, and her college team received an E-Team grant from NCIIA. She started her development work by co-founding Cal Poly’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders. Tricia is excited to collaborate with student innovators and share her experiences in social entrepreneurship.