Meet Program Engineer, Eric Lundborg

EWB-USA’s Program Engineer, Eric Lundborg, is an art collector with a love for traveling. In the office, he focuses his energy on ensuring the safety and quality of EWB-USA projects around the world! How did you first learn about and get involved with EWB-USA? I first got involved with EWB-USA while working at a consulting… Read more »

World Water Day: Taking Strides to End the World Water Crisis

“Do what you can, do it with others and do it with passion” Guy Ryder, Chair of UN-Water Today the world comes together to talk about one simple thing: water. Water is the crucial ingredient for leading healthy, productive lives. With more than 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home,… Read more »

Paving the Way for the Next Generation: A Conversation with an EWB-USA Mentor

EWB-USA’s passionate volunteers are the heartbeat of the organization. Our volunteers donate their time, energy and expertise in pursuit of EWB-USA’s vision of a world where every community has the capacity to sustainably meet their basic human needs. The volunteers that serve as student chapter mentors have the unique opportunity to guide the next generation… Read more »

Meet Our Volunteer Engagement Manager, Lisa Helme

EWB-USA’s Volunteer Engagement Manager, Lisa Helme, is a Dungeons and Dragons buff who feels most at home in a winter wonderland. In the office, she focuses her energy on taking the EWB-USA volunteer experience to the next level! How did you first learn about and get involved with EWB-USA? I was researching potential employers that… Read more »

Community Engagement: What it is and Why it Matters

The fact is simple: There is no “one-size-fits-all” solution for addressing a community’s water, sanitation or other basic needs. A water supply solution for one community in Kenya can look drastically different than a water supply solution for another community only a few kilometers away. The geographic, cultural and political fabric of each community Engineers… Read more »

Students Harvest Success by Taking on a City’s Food Desert

      Note: This story was originally published by Engineering360. Engineering students from Rutgers University in New Jersey are part of an effort to end a food desert in one corner of the Garden State. Led by Carson Hess and Jakub Chmiel, the undergraduate students are working in Camden, N.J., across the Delaware River from… Read more »

Engineers Week Contest: Let’s Play “I Spy!”

        At long last, Engineers Week is almost here! From February 20-24, we invite you to join us in a thought-provoking game of “I spy something engineered” to celebrate the remarkable engineering feats that surround us. Engineering is everywhere. It shapes our world, from the roofs over our heads to the roads we drive… Read more »