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 »

Winners of the EWB-USA Spring 2017 Photo Contest

We were blown away by 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 uploaded their best photos that showed people working, revealed personality and character, challenged stereotypes, embodied the mission and vision of EWB-USA and captured empowerment. We… 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 »

Engineers Week Contest: Share Your Story, Win a Prize!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … for engineers, that is! Next Sunday, February 21, launches Engineers Week 2016, a week dedicated to celebrating the people with the capacity to engineer change and transform lives. Join us at The Water Cooler We’re kick-starting the festivities with a contest February 22-26 at The Water… Read more »

Winners of the 2015 EWB-USA Photo Contest

We were blown away with this year’s 2015 Photo Contest submissions! EWB-USA’s volunteers are fantastic photographers, and it was no easy task to choose only three winners from the nearly 200 images we received. Volunteers uploaded their best photos that showed people working, revealed personality and character, challenged stereotypes, embodied the image of “stronger together” and… Read more »

Share Your Adventures! EWB-USA’s 2015 Photo Contest

It’s time to relive your last trip to the field! The 2015 Engineers Without Borders USA Photo Contest is underway. “Like” EWB-USA on Facebook and submit a photo that you captured on an EWB-USA project since January 1, 2014, and you could win a $150 Amazon gift card! The submission period closes on October 13 at 11:59 p.m. PST. How to… Read more »