Community Engineering Corps Makes Commitment at CGI America

At the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative America Meeting, EWB-USA Principal Engineer & Community Engineering Corps Director Peter Waugh announced a new CGI Commitment to Action to partner with 50 communities in the United States by 2016. [youtube]   EWB-USA chapters: Help us meet this commitment! If your chapter is currently working on a domestic project, click… Read more »

Building a Better (Online) World

EWB-USA member and social media expert Eric Melin knows that building a better world takes more than tools like hammers and nails–you can also use social media tools to spread the word about engineering change. By Eric Melin Building community support and raising funds are two key factors for any EWB-USA chapter, and the strategic use… Read more »

Meet Our New Chapter Relations Manager

Our newest staff member, Elizabeth Clark, is always on the move, whether she’s traveling to her next bucket-list destination or biking a local trail. In her position at Engineers Without Borders USA, Elizabeth is channeling her energy to better equip EWB-USA chapters to engineer change. Engineers Without Borders USA: How did you first learn about and get involved… Read more »

Connecting with the Community, At-Home and In-Country

With nearly 300 chapters around the country, it’s hard to choose the recipients of our annual Premier Chapter Award. By doing so, Engineers Without Borders USA recognizes 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…. Read more »

Putting the FUN Back in Fundraising

By Jodi Gentry I have a confession to make. A love of bake sales is not why I joined EWB-USA. Although EWB-USA distributed over $500,000 in project grants last year, most chapters raise additional funds to support the international development programs that we are so passionate about. But after seven years, I have grown bored with… Read more »

Growing Our Commitment to Community-Driven Work at the Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting

By Ashley Templeton Rivas In March, I had the good fortune to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) Meeting on behalf of EWB-USA Headquarters. Students, youth organizations and subject matter experts gathered to develop solutions for pressing global challenges. Collaborating with others who have similar goals provided a wonderful opportunity for me to… Read more »

Meet Our New Key Relationship Manager

Donating to Engineers Without Borders USA can take several forms, whether you’re investing your money, time or expertise. One of our newest staff members, Ashley Seymour, is managing individual donations from supporters like you. After spending only a couple minutes with Ashley, you’ll find a bubbly new friend who not only loves to travel the… Read more »