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Embracing Aboriginal Culture Through EWB Partnership

Structural Engineer Katie Brown recently participated in an Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Design for Development programme in partnership with the University of Adelaide.  The programme included a small number of workshops and a seven day to...
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Launching EWB Australia's Annual Report 'Towards 2020'

EWB Australia is proud to launch its 2015-16 Annual Report, ‘Towards 2020,’ celebrating and reporting the impact of our organisation over the last financial year.  The report, EWB’s most comprehensive yet, showcases the bread...
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Professional Skills Development in Cambodia

Professional Skills Development in Cambodia - Improving employment pathways for graduates in technical sectors On 26th January 2017, EWB's Professional Skills Development project ran a Link & Learn workshop in Phnom Penh in coll...
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Celebrating International Women's Day 2017

We are celebrating International Women's Day 2017 with a couple of inspiring announcements At EWB we believe that diversity and equality not only create a richer society, they also help to foster innovation, inspiration and solutions ...
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Water Abundance Xprize challenge offers $1.5 Million to create water.

Aims to alleviate the global water crisis with energy-efficient technologies that harvest fresh water from thin air. WATER ABUNDANCE XPRIZE - APply at water.xprize.org Water is a key element of life on our planet. More than 71% of the Eart...
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Orica Engineers Attend Nepal Design Summit

ORICA GRADUATES ATTEND ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS DESIGN SUMMIT IN NEPAL Article published thanks to Orica Engineering.  In December 2016, Orica graduates Chloe Quinn and Alicia Rolls were given the opportunity to travel to the first ever E...
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RainWater Cambodia: Empowering Cambodians

RainWater Cambodia: Empowering Cambodians with the help of Engineers Without Borders Australia By Lachlan Guthrie - originally published on his blog.  Recently my friend and colleague Rov Sokkhai wrote a small case study abo...
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Celebrating the Making an Impact Summit 2016

EWB's ‘Making an Impact’ Summit celebrates the work of students across Australia and New Zealand Annual event held at EWB's new home, The Dream Factory in Footscray For the second year running, university students from acros...
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Celebrating International Volunteer Day - December 5th 2016!

EWB Australia relies on the work of over 1200 members who actively volunteer their time to EWB, as part of the International Volunteer Day, we celebrate them and all our other volunteers. This year's International Volunteer Day asks us to ...
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Celebrating International Volunteer Day - Basia Wronski

Meet Basia Wronski, Process Engineer Basia is an EWB Volunteer, Corporate Representative and Process Engineer in Surface Facilities Development at Origin.    EWB Australia relies on the work of over 1200 members who actively volunte...
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EWB and Sail: Supporting the Sudanese Australian Community

Sudanese Australian Integrated Learning (SAIL) is a non-profit, volunteer-run program that provides free English tutoring support and community services to the Sudanese Australian community. Written by Matilda Bowra. SAIL was started in Melbour...
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Luan Nguyen - EWB Changemaker

Luan Nguyen - Civil Engineer, Vice President EWB WA Region  “I first came across EWB when I did the EWB Challenge during my first year at university. I was finding engineering very abstract and uninteresting and was thinking about...
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Creating Digital Access for Migrants and Refugees through EWB.

Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) recognises that digital access is a major barrier to disadvantaged and marginalised groups participating in Australian society and is developing a digital access strategy to help bridge the digital divide. ...
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40 Over 40 - Inspiring ARUP employees to join EWB.

Arup's 40 over 40 campaign - Inspiring ARUP's employees to join EWB. Arup’s 40 over40 campaign is designed to inspire more senior Arup employees to become actively involved with Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB). Written b...
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The Power of our People - the EWB Community in Action

The power of our people - The EWB community in action  Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) is addressing the most pressing issues of our time by mobilising a diverse and vibrant community of people to create positive change through hum...
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International Volunteer Managers Day - One Job, Many Hats!

International Volunteer Managers Day – One Job, many hats!  A reflection and thank you from Jacqui Bell, Member & Volunteer Engagement Team When we identified that there was an ‘international’ day for acknowledging ...
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ATEC* Biodigester receives International social enterprise award

ATEC* Biodigester recognised as South East Asia’s number one Social Enterprise for 2016.  Social Enterprise eeceives award at the Sankalp South East Asia Summit    ATEC* Biodigester, the social enterprise developed fro...
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From EWB Challenge Student to Development Professional

Tim Kuiper Shifts the Future With Soap As a first year engineering student, Tim Kuiper never imagined he would change hundreds of lives with soap. Nearly one decade later; however, that’s exactly what he is doing.  Tim first engag...
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A day in the life of a Field Professional - Part 4.

A Day in the Life - An EWB Field Professional experience in Phnom Penh - Part 2 By Lachlan Guthrie - originally published on his blog.  This is An, he is one of the most fascinating people that I have met in-country. I was just wal...
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Priyani Madan - EWB Changemaker

Priyani Madan - Civil Engineer (Water) Arup - Melbourne Priyani Madan has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Engineering and works as a Civil Engineer with the Arup Water Team. Written by Matilda Bowra. She originally joined EWB’s ...
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A day in the life of a Field Professional - Part 3.

A Day in the Life - An EWB Field Professional experience in Phnom Penh - Part 2 By Lachlan Guthrie - originally published on his blog.  This week I will hopefully try to complete the first output of my placement. I will be running a s...
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A day in the life of a Field Professional - Part 5

A Day in the Life - An EWB Field Professional experience in Phnom Penh - Part 5. By Lachlan Guthrie - originally published on his blog. Last week I was given an opportunity to facilitate a workshop to the Center for Sustainable Water&rsquo...
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A day in the life of an EWB Field Professional - Part 2.

A Day in the Life - An EWB Field Professional experience in Phnom Penh - Part 2 By Lachlan Guthrie - originally published on his blog.  The last few weeks have been really exciting, getting really stuck into my work at RainWater Cambo...
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A day in the life of an EWB Field Professional

A Day in the Life - An EWB Field Professional experience in Phnom Penh. By Lachlan Guthrie - originally published on his blog.  Recently I have been given an amazing opportunity to represent EWB Australia in Cambodia, working with our l...
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EWB Connect - Creating a pro bono culture in engineering

Leadership at all levels  - Creating a pro bono culture in engineering A meeting of the Community of Practice for Pro Bono Systems. By Sarah Matthee, EWB Corporate Coordinator  Last week, a group of twenty engineering sector represe...
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New Colombo Plan - Funding students to travel and learn with EWB

The New Colombo Plan - Funding students to travel and learn with EWB Australia. By Mikaela Day (Reproduced with permission from Mojo Correspondent) The opportunity for Australian university students to travel as part of their degre...
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Pete's CEO Blog No. 1

Get the latest from National Office with CEO Pete Baynard-Smith's fortnightly blog.  This fortnight I have been travelling to Sydney and Canberra, including preparing for the National Council Collaboration is Key event which...
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Creating Gender Equality through Humanitarian Design

Creating Gender Equality through Humanitarian Design Written by Alex McCart. Originally published by Mojo Correspondent.  If you search “engineers” on Google Images what comes up? Men in hardhats. Men holding blueprints. ...
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Lighting the Future - EWB's Appropriate Technology Project

Lighting the Future in Cambodia - EWB's Appropriate Technology Initiative To support this project - sign up as an EWB monthly donor and help us engineer a better world.  Rebecca Watts, Project Facilitator for EWB Australia's Approp...
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Creating first year change agents with the EWB Challenge

Using the EWB Challenge to program to create global citizens by introducing them to humanitarian engineering.  Imagine you have just finished high school, started first-year university and signed up for the EWB Challenge. Despite the fact yo...
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EWB's School Outreach heads to the Torres Strait

EWB's School Outreach Program heads to the Torres Strait Inspiring the next generation of STEM professionals and humanitarian engineers. Chelsea Hayward and Talia Rose stand on the coast of Thursday Island, one of 274 islands that dot the Tor...
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School Outreach and Regioneering Reflection

How University students are taking it on themselves to create change.  A reflection on EWB's School Outreach and Regioneering Program. Written by Rob Snelling.    As part of EWB’s national school outreach program, ...
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Developing Global Citizens - EWB's Design Summit Program

Developing global citizens and empathic humans - EWB's Design Summit program Public speaking can be a daunting experience, especially if you are talking about some of the worlds' greatest social and environmental challenge and you are spe...
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From Student to Field Professional - Becky Watt's EWB Story

From Student to Field Professional: Becky Watts talks about her journey with EWB Australia  When ANU student Becky Watts first started her engineering degree, she never imagined she’d land her first job in a city more than 7000 kilomet...
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Lazio Miranda - Introducing a Timor-Leste leader

Lazio Miranda - Introducing a Timor-Leste leader. “I chose engineering, because I wanted  to contribute to the infrastructure development of my young country.” Meet Lazio Miranda, a Production Engineer with Community Ho...
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