Congratulations, EWB-USA Class of 2018!

Engineers Without Borders USA’s founder, Dr. Bernard Amadei, envisioned training the next generation of engineers. His vision went far beyond traditional engineering curriculum. Dr. Amadei wanted to create a cadre of engineers able to engineer for the other 5 billion people on the planet, the 90% of the world’s population living in developing countries. This… Read more »

Building a More Sustainable, Climate-Resilient and Just Future with EWB-USA

Climate change is a pressing global challenge that is becoming more urgent and visible each day. EWB-USA’s vision of a world in which every community has the capacity to sustainably meet their basic needs can only be achieved by rising to the challenges presented by climate change and incorporating climate change thinking into the work… Read more »

Winners of the EWB-USA Spring 2018 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 150 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 »

Clean Power and Job Creation: Improving the Lives of Somali Refugees in the Vast Ethiopian Desert

As part of our ongoing relationship with United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the IKEA Foundation, EWB-USA’s Engineering Service Corps volunteers and staff have been working to bring clean electricity to the Dollo Ado camps since September 2017. To date, we’ve installed approximately one-third of 52 planned solar micro-grids. These… Read more »

Building a Safe Space to Educate Guatemala’s Future Leaders

Ours is a world filled with inequality. But it doesn’t have to be. There’s proof the world over that education is key to leveling the playing field. What difference can engineers make in the global education story? In Engineers Without Borders USA’s work in more than 45 countries, a primary role for our volunteer engineers’… Read more »

Finding Wonder in Everyday Engineering

It’s no secret that the power of engineering has transformed the world we live in. Engineering feats surround us, from the roads we drive on to the roofs over our head. Every day, Engineers Without Borders USA harnesses the skills of this unique group of world-changers to tackle the challenges that keep the world’s poorest… Read more »

Every Mother Deserves a Healthy Birth Story

Mothers everywhere face many unknowns when bringing a new baby into the world. Access to safe water during birth shouldn’t be one of them. Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) is currently working with field partners to help eliminate this risk factor for mothers in Malawi and Ethiopia, two Sub-Saharan African countries where maternal mortality rates… Read more »