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Results of the 2020 EWB Australia Board Elections and AGM

The 2020 EWB Australia Board Elections and AGM were held at 5pm (AEDT) on Monday 23rd November 2020, with the following outcomes: AGM All resolutions relating to our Annual Report, Directors’ Report, Auditors’ Report and our auditors were accepted. BOARD ELECTIONS In...

Seeking Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island engineers to join EWB RAP Advisory Group

Engineers Without Borders Australia’s (EWB) ten year strategy (2020-2030) includes a commitment to double down on work in Australia on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs. To support and strengthen this work they are updating their Reconciliation Action...

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Outcome of Extraordinary General Meeting  

On the 17th August 2020, voting members of Engineers Without Borders Australia came together to vote in favour of changes to the Constitution with changes effective as at the end of the general meeting. Collectively, these amendments seek to make it easier for...

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Design Challenge for Your Community

This National Science Week, the University of Technology Sydney, Engineers Without Borders Australia and Tech Girls Movement Foundation invite students to 'create for your community' in a two-day design challenge. On Thursday 20 & Friday 21 August 2020, classes...

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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

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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National Volunteer Week 2020 Shout Out!

We've received nominations from across our EWB Australia network to give a huge SHOUT OUT to some special individuals. This National Volunteer Week (18-24 May 2020), we want to recognise and celebrate the impactful contribution of these excellent humans - thank you...

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National Volunteer Week 2020: webinars

National Volunteer Week (18-25 May 2020) is a time to celebrate those extraordinary individuals who contribute to EWB Australia’s mission. Please join us for two webinars that explore what it means to volunteer and where volunteering can take you, and to see what new...

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EWB Australia and COVID-19

COVID-19 feels like it has changed everything. At EWB it has changed everything, just like it has across Australia, across Asia and the Pacific, across the world. Nevertheless, EWB’s mission continues. The people who needed support before still need it today and they...

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Engineering COVID-19

What kind of role does engineering play in tackling COVID-19? A massive one. EWB Australia facilitator alumnus, Professor Lauren Gardner, is part of the team at the forefront of engineering the system that tracks the pandemic - called the COVID-19 Dashboard. Built by...

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EWB Australia and the COVID-19 action plan

UPDATE: 20 MARCH 2020 Every one of us is being incredibly challenged by these uncertain times. EWB is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our entire movement, and to supporting every one of our staff and volunteers to navigate this challenge, both...

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SDG Multiplier Reflection

In February EWB joined forces with Gaia Education to bring the powerful conversation oriented Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) multiplier training to Melbourne, Australia.  Facilitated by Gaia Education CEO and UNITAR Fellow May East, the training brought together...

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Climate change event – Speaker: Alice Greenhill

Guest speaker at “Beyond keep cups and solar panels: Reimagining the role of the technical sector in the face of climate change” – Thursday 13th February, 2020, Melbourne. Alice's values has been the driving force behind her passion for systemic change for the benefit...

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Climate change event – Speaker: Jacqui Bell

  Guest speaker at “Beyond keep cups and solar panels: Reimagining the role of the technical sector in the face of climate change” – Thursday 13th February, 2020, Melbourne. Jacqui is a registered Architect, designer and community development professional...

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Climate change event – Speaker: Dr Bronwyn Evans

Guest speaker at “Beyond keep cups and solar panels: Reimagining the role of the technical sector in the face of climate change” – Thursday 13th February, 2020, Melbourne. Dr Bronwyn Evans, CEO of Engineers Australia, has been recognised as one of Australia's most...

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Climate change event – Speaker: Ian Dunlop

Guest speaker at “Beyond keep cups and solar panels: Reimagining the role of the technical sector in the face of climate change” – Thursday 13th February, 2020, Melbourne. Ian Dunlop is an Australian engineer, writer, and energy expert with a particular interest in...

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Climate change event – Speaker: Eleanor Loudon

  Keynote speaker at "Beyond keep cups and solar panels: Reimagining the role of the technical sector in the face of climate change" - Thursday 13th February, 2020, Melbourne. Eleanor Loudon is the CEO of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Australia. Eleanor leads a...

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