An Inside Look: EWB-USA Project Reporting Revisions

By Melissa Montgomery Project reporting is an integral part of any Engineers Without Borders USA chapter and project. Each EWB-USA chapter documents their work and program progress through standard reporting documents provided by EWB-USA HQ. This process ensures that all EWB-USA projects are sustainable and support our mission and vision. The project engineers at EWB-USA HQ… Read more »

Give Us a Shot! Presenting EWB-USA’s 2014 Photo Contest

The Engineers Without Borders USA Photo Contest is back by popular demand! It’s now easier than ever to enter and we’re upping the ante by offering great prizes to the winners. Enter a photo that you captured on any EWB-USA project since January 1, 2013 and you could win a $150 Amazon gift card! The… Read more »

One Year, Many Stories: Read the EWB-USA 2013 Annual Report

By Mary Perkins We’re excited to announce that Engineers Without Borders USA’s 2013 Annual Report is now available online! The report illustrates that engineering change truly is a team effort. Through the combined efforts of our generous donors, our passionate volunteers, and our dedicated community partners we are building a better world. At EWB-USA, integrity… Read more »

Apply for a Grant for your EWB-USA Project

The changing of the leaves each September indicates one very important thing for EWB-USA chapters: The fall cycle of the Project Grants Program is here! The application for the fall cycle opened September 2 and the deadline to apply is October 2. This program is a semi-annual funding opportunity offered by EWB-USA each spring and… Read more »

Meet Our New International Community Programs Coordinator

Whether she’s sitting at her desk or sitting on her yoga mat, Marin Brownell pours her heart into everything she does. After serving in the Peace Corps in Panama and receiving her masters degree in international and intercultural communication, she now serves as Engineers Without Borders USA’s International Community Programs Coordinator. EWB-USA: How did you first… Read more »

More than Mentorship: Arup’s Story of Success

Who would have thought that a simple “yes” reply to an email would kickstart a journey beyond the safe confines of corporate America? That’s exactly what happened when Arup, a global firm of consulting engineers, was approached by the EWB-USA University of Southern California Chapter to mentor the chapter’s project in Honduras. The journey that… Read more »

Top 5 Reasons to Attend the EWB-USA 2014 National Conference

To kick off registration for EWB-USA’s 2014 National Conference, we counted down the top 5 reasons not to miss this event! This year’s conference will be held in Reston, Virginia, (just outside of Washington, D.C.) from Oct. 31-Nov. 2. So, why should you register? Here are our top 5 reasons! Reason #5: Build friendships without borders Yes, we know… Read more »

CORP: Envisioning a Bright Future in Denver

From July 19-20, nine EWB-USA members met up at our headquarters in Denver, Colo., to collaborate with EWB-USA staff. On the blog today, Dan Voss, president of the Midwest Steering Committee, reflects on the weekend.  By Dan Voss It’s important for any organization—especially one doing such vital work as EWB-USA—to constantly self-evaluate. This process needs to involve… Read more »