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Why EWB Australia’s professional training is unique

Why EWB Australia’s professional training is unique

Do you feel frustrated with wanting to influence change and have an impactful career but don’t know how? EWB Training Programs guide professionals, like you, who want to use their work as a tool for positive impact by expanding your understanding of emerging global...

The EWB Challenge on the world stage

The EWB Challenge on the world stage

This year’s EWB Challenge Showcase was delivered in collaboration with the World Engineers Convention (WEC) and created a dynamic atmosphere that sets the bar for engagement and activation of the engineering and engineering education sectors. Each year, the EWB...

Portrait of a new stereotype

Portrait of a new stereotype

Patricia Tatel, a student from the University of Queensland, joined as a volunteer on EWB's Torres Strait Regioneering trip last month. Led by EWB/Mecca MPower grant recipient Erin Hughes, the trip aimed to build on the school outreach work that EWB has previously...

Exploring ways to encourage Pro-Bono

Exploring ways to encourage Pro-Bono

How can we encourage Pro Bono services in our industries? This was the question raised at the recent think tank event organised by Engineers without Borders (EWB) and Engineers Australia (EA). During this event, participants were given the opportunity to engaged with...

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Kickstart with Mecca M-Power Boot Camp

Kickstart with Mecca M-Power Boot Camp

In early August, Chelsea Hayward, the recent winner of the MECCA M-Power grant supported by a partnership between Engineers Without Borders Australia and MECCA Brands, participated in a bootcamp for young female social entrepreneurs. The bootcamp formed part of the...

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Understanding the Indigenous legacy enriches Engineering

Understanding the Indigenous legacy enriches Engineering

How far back to we need to go to understand the engineering solutions that have been applied to shape our landscape?  In Australia examples like the Brewarrina Fish Traps in South Western New South Wales, recognised by Engineers Australia as a heritage location...

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Coming together for Naidoc

Coming together for Naidoc

NAIDOC outreach events have become a staple in the Vic EWB calendar. As always a troupe of volunteers represented by national office, state chapter, university and professional associate alike all pile into cars and journey up to Barmah for a day dedicated to the...

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Embracing Aboriginal Culture Through EWB Partnership

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 tour across regional...

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Professional Skills Development in Cambodia

Professional Skills Development in Cambodia - Improving employment pathways for graduates in technical sectorsOn 26th January 2017, EWB's Professional Skills Development project ran a Link & Learn workshop in Phnom Penh in collaboration...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017

We are celebrating International Women's Day 2017 with a couple of inspiring announcementsAt EWB we believe that diversity and equality not only create a richer society, they also help to foster innovation, inspiration and solutions that help us solve some of...

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RainWater Cambodia: Empowering Cambodians

RainWater Cambodia: Empowering Cambodians

By Lachlan Guthrie - originally published on his blog. Recently my friend and colleague Rov Sokkhai wrote a small case study about the operations and maintenance training at RainWater Cambodia. The excellent case study shows that empowering people ends with better...

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Celebrating the Making an Impact Summit 2016

Celebrating the Making an Impact Summit 2016

EWB's ‘Making an Impact’ Summit celebrates the work of students across Australia and New ZealandAnnual event held at EWB's new home, The Dream Factory in FootscrayFor the second year running, university students from across Australia and New...

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Priyani Madan – EWB Changemaker

Priyani Madan – EWB Changemaker

Priyani Madan - Civil Engineer (Water) Arup - MelbournePriyani 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 Melbourne University Chapter,...

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Luan Nguyen – EWB Changemaker

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 dropping out....

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EWB and Sail: Supporting the Sudanese Australian Community

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 Melbourne 16 years ago and is now...

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40 Over 40 – Inspiring ARUP employees to join EWB.

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 by Matilda B0wra. The...

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