Marla Smith-Nilson, founder and executive director of Water 1st appeared on NBC’s Today Show with SELF magazine editor in chief Lucy Danziger and Scandal’s Katie Lowes. Marla traveled to New York to receive the SELF Magazine 2013 WOMEN DOING GOOD award. SELF magazine called Smith-Nilson ‘The Lifesaver’ for her work bringing water and sanitation solutions to developing countries. Other honorees include musician Shakira and celebrity chef Padma Lakshmi. Honorees are selected because they are changing the world and our perceptions of what a passionate, inspired woman can do.