Waterson is an active advocate of excellence in art and design. She has celebrated and reviewed innovative practitioners and projects through ArchitectureAU online, and her own blog; having also judged the 2012 Launch Pad Program; and the 2013 and 2014 Australian Interior Design Awards.

Waterson enjoys presenting customised workshops, and public and guest lectures to a diverse range of organisations. Recent clients include The Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (QGOMA), Queensland University of Technology (QUT), QUT Art Museum, The University of Queensland, and Montessori and Brisbane State High Schools. Waterson's key areas of advocacy include:

  • Public Lectures
  • Workshops
  • Guest Lecturing
  • Judging
  • Mentorship
  • Reviews
  • Blogging