Engineers Without Borders USA Establishes First In-Country Office in Nicaragua

In June 2015, Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) established its first in-country office in San Isidro, Matagalpa, Nicaragua, in collaboration with EOS International. EWB-USA’s office in Nicaragua will provide in-country resources and logistical support to chapters, facilitate community and NGO partnerships, and pursue new project opportunities. This initiative aims to increase EWB-USA’s impact on communities… Read more »

Alcoa Foundation Awards $225,000 to Engineers Without Borders Programs

The Alcoa Foundation announced this week that fourteen Engineers Without Borders organizations were selected to receive grant funding as part of the Creation of a Global Engineer Program. The program is designed to create and replicate the best practices of  “learning through service programs” that develop skills in leadership, project management, communication, systems thinking and community… Read more »

Join Our Team! Director of Finance and Administration (Full Time)

Engineers Without Borders USA is looking for a Director of Finance and Administration to join our team! The Director of Finance and Administration will implement the infrastructure and systems needed to support strategic objectives. S/he will be responsible for the oversight of administrative and financial systems including finance and accounting, and preferably also information technology… Read more »

Responding to the Earthquake in Nepal

Last weekend, a powerful 7.8 earthquake devastated Nepal and has already claimed the lives of more than 5,000 people. Homes, buildings, schools and entire communities have been destroyed, leaving tens of thousands homeless and in need of help. Although rescue efforts are currently the country’s top priority, the focus will soon shift to recovery, which… Read more »

EWB-USA Awards $322,000+ through Spring 2015 Project Grants Program

We are pleased to announce that more than $322,000 was awarded via 69 grants in the spring cycle of EWB-USA’s Project Grants Program. Fifty-seven percent of the grant applications reviewed received funding. These grants will be used to support EWB-USA’s ongoing work in developing communities around the world. Projects that were funded this cycle range… Read more »

Save the Date for a Regional Conference Near You

Engineers Without Borders USA’s 2015 Regional Conferences are coming to a city near you! This fall, chapters from coast-to-coast will host a weekend of mission-centered training, learning and collaboration. Registration opens in August. In the spirit of learning and collaboration, attendees are encouraged to present on relevant topics at the conferences. Learn more and apply… Read more »

Meet the 2015 Premier Chapter Award Winners

The EWB-USA Premier Chapter Awards recognize outstanding EWB-USA student and professional chapters that meet the ideals of a successful EWB-USA chapter. These ideals include excellence in organization, fundraising and public relations, engagement in mentor/mentee relationship and chapter and regional participation. We’re excited to announce that the EWB-USA University of Minnesota Chapter and the EWB-USA Washington,… Read more »

Congratulations to the 2015 Premier Project Award Winners

The EWB-USA premier projects are chosen annually based on the community projects they have worked on over the past year. The award recognizes excellence in EWB-USA projects and highlights projects that deliver high quality, sustainable solutions to help meet the basic needs of partnering communities abroad. We’re excited to announce that this year’s winners of… Read more »