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 »

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 »

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 »

Share Your Best Shots! EWB-USA’s Fall 2017 Photo Contest

It’s time to relive your last trip to the field! The Engineers Without Borders USA Fall 2017 Photo Contest is underway. “Like” EWB-USA on Facebook and submit a photo that you captured on an EWB-USA project since January 1, 2015, for a chance to win a $150 Amazon gift card! The submission period closes October… Read more »

Is the 2017 EWB-USA Conference a Fit for You?

Have you heard? Registration for the 2017 Engineers Without Borders USA (EWB-USA) Conference is officially open! Join us in Milwaukee, October 5-7, as experts, practitioners, decision-makers, young professionals and students from a range of sectors come together to tackle the world’s most pressing infrastructure needs. Are you unsure if the conference is the right fit… Read more »

Bringing the Story Home: Tips for Documenting Your Field Experience

  Summer is a time for backyard barbeques, poolside afternoons and weekend hikes. And for many, the slower summer schedule provides the perfect opportunity for amping up volunteer efforts. Whether you’re building schools, assessing wells or installing solar panels, you’re often so caught up in the work that you forget to step back and capture the… Read more »

National Volunteer Week: Celebrating Feats of Service

Motivations to volunteer are as varied as the people who chose to serve. Some volunteer to help others less fortunate, some to gain leadership skills, and some to foster new friendships. There is a place for everyone in Engineers Without Borders USA’s (EWB-USA) volunteer community. We offer countless volunteer opportunites to meet different motivations as… Read more »