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Teach a girl to fish

Teach a girl to fish

Erin and the MECCA-M Power grant: Chapter One. On the eve of setting off on my trip to the Torres Strait as part of my undertaking for the MECCA-M Power grant, I’ve been reflecting on how this project is a fantastic synergy of my personal journey.  A very strong theme...

Linking technology to my principles of social justice.

Linking technology to my principles of social justice.

Rameen Hayat Malik reflects on a life changing experience, as part of the first ever EWB Australia Design Summit Study Tour to Samoa In July 2017. “For me, there was always a motivation to do something meaningful. I just didn’t quite understand what that looked like...

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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A day in the life of a Field Professional – Part 5

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’s Young Professional...

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A day in the life of a Field Professional – Part 4.

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 2By 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 walking down the road one day...

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A day in the life of a Field Professional – Part 3.

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 2By 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 survey with the staff as...

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A day in the life of an EWB Field Professional

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 long term partner RainWater...

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Creating first year change agents with the EWB Challenge

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 you were at school only a...

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Lazio Miranda – Introducing a Timor-Leste leader

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 Housing Limited (CHL). CHL is...

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Pete’s CEO Blog No. 1

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 we are now able to...

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