Passing the Gavel: Welcoming a New Board President

Serving as the Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) Board President has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. EWB-USA is fortunate to have thousands of highly skilled students, professionals and retirees bringing their stories and experiences to bear on EWB-USA programs and projects. Every encounter with EWB-USA’s diverse and passionate members has… Read more »

EWB-USA to Open Country Office in Uganda

In case you missed it, on January 1 we announced the exciting shift in course Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) is undertaking to increase our impact across the globe. The key to this new field-driven approach to international development is expanding our country office presence. We’re already up and running in Guatemala and Nicaragua, and… Read more »

Introducing EWB-USA 2.0: Shifting Course for Greater Impact

The dawning of a new year offers an opportunity for renewed commitment to our vision of a world in which every community has the capacity to sustainably meet their basic human needs. Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) is more determined than ever to keep harnessing the skills of the engineering community to build the infrastructure… Read more »

Announcing the 2017 EWB-USA Premier Award Winners!

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we are reminded of how thankful we are for our thousands of outstanding volunteers dedicated to the mission and vision of Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA). At the 2017 EWB-USA Conference in Milwaukee, we honored the volunteers who go above and beyond in their service to EWB-USA and our… Read more »

EWB-USA Assists with Dominica Hurricane Response

On September 18, 2017, Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Dominica. The Category 5 hurricane was the most powerful storm to ever hit the island, resulting in 27 fatalities and more than 50 Dominicans still missing. Nearly every home and building on the island were affected, with many damaged beyond repair. Three weeks after disaster… Read more »

EWB-USA Receives Grant from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to Enhance Water Service in Ghana

In August 2017 Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) was the recipient of a $210,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. The grant supports the facilitation of a two-year project between EWB-USA and Safe Water Network to improve water service solutions in Ghana. Today, more than one billion people lack access to safe, affordable water…. Read more »

Winners of the EWB-USA Fall 2017 Photo Contest

We were blown away by the quality of this year’s photo contest submissions! EWB-USA’s volunteers are fantastic photographers, and it was no easy task to choose only three winners from the nearly 160 images we received. Volunteers shared their best photos that showed people working, revealed personality and character, challenged stereotypes, embodied the mission and vision… Read more »

Community Engineering Corps and Disaster Recovery

Engineers Without Borders USA’s domestic program, Community Engineering Corps (CECorps), and our volunteers are eager to help in areas recently affected by extreme weather and other disasters. While we are not a rapid response agency, we might be able to contribute to such a response by following the leadership of organizations that have particular expertise… Read more »