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It’s just good business – partner with EWB

It’s just good business – partner with EWB

As part of our 2030 strategy, we are solidifying our commitment to partnering with business, for good.  From the beginnings of EWB in Australia, we have attracted engineers from all disciplines and backgrounds to engage in meaningful work with communities in Australia...

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#MySTEMstory

#MySTEMstory

This National Science Week we've collaborated with UTS Women In Engineering and IT and the Techgirls Movement Foundation to share #MySTEMstory - the stories of women from rural regions of NSW who have forged amazing careers in STEM. In Australia, and particularly in...

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Farming tech from afar

Farming tech from afar

Pictured: Concept note for an Agrilab project The Agrilab is a co-design and capacity building program working to enable accessible agricultural livelihoods for people living with disabilities in rural Cambodia. The Agrilab involves a series of codesign workshops,...

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Sonya Rand joins the Board of EWB Australia

Sonya Rand joins the Board of EWB Australia

EWB is delighted to announce the appointment of Sonya Rand to the EWB Australia Board.  A Chartered Chemical Engineer, Sonya has held advisory roles with the Australian Attorney General’s Office and DFAT, addressing issues of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery in...

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Women In Engineering Day 2020: webinar

Women In Engineering Day 2020: webinar

View the webinar recording here. Despite the opportunities available to women in engineering, the percentage of women in the engineering workforce sits below 13%. Defying the national trend, at Engineers Without Borders Australia, women make up 30-45% of the programs...

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How can we take reconciliaction?

How can we take reconciliaction?

By EWB CEO, Eleanor Loudon Over the past week, there has been much reflection, sharing, and (online) gathering in support of National Reconciliation Week. This year's theme #InThisTogether mirrors the Covid-19 pandemic call-to-action, whilst being a pointed reminder...

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Increasing access to energy on Country

Increasing access to energy on Country

Currently, many Indigenous communities are only able to access reliable energy on Country through the use of petrol and diesel generators - which can be costly to run and maintain - or through fixed renewable energy systems that are prohibitively expensive. In 2020...

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Menstrual hygiene needs attention. Period.

Menstrual hygiene needs attention. Period.

Menstrual hygiene is gaining traction as a critical water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) concern in the Asia-Pacific, and intersects many Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In Timor-Leste, our WASH program works to support the needs of rural communities in...

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Reflections of a volunteering lifer

Reflections of a volunteering lifer

Pictured: Heidi as a volunteer with EWB working with a local project team, on a water supply project, conducting a topographical survey for a water supply distribution line at a rural agricultural college in remote Timor-Leste. This National Volunteer Week, long-time...

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