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Episode 7 out now

In this episode of The ActioneersEWB’s Engagement Program Manager, Melanie Audrey, talks to Ruby Heard, Engineer Australia’s VIC Young Professional Engineer of the Year, 2019, about her time working in Ethiopia training refugees to become solar technicians, on why she established Alinga Energy Consultancy and personal growth from sitting in the discomfort of values tensions.

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Mobilising the Accessible Moto v2.0

Over the past year as EWB Australia initiated its new mobilisation program which matches...

In rural Cambodia, co-designed technology gives better access to livelihoods

The Agrilab works with communities of people with disability in rural areas of Cambodia to...

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Futur-neers Forum 2022 – the wrap

Futur-neers Forum 2022 – the wrap

The Futur-neers Forum was a welcome and long overdue in-person reconnection of EWB’s Chapter network after a two-year, lockdown-riddled hiatus. Over 50 EWB staff and Chapter volunteers - representing 16 of the 19 active EWB Chapters dotted right across Australia -...

Meet our Futur-neers: Chelsea Hayward

Meet our Futur-neers: Chelsea Hayward

Feature image: Chelsea picking coffee beans in Railaco, Timor Leste during her time volunteering as a mentor on a Humanitarian Design Summit trip in July 2018. Nurse. Farmer. Social worker. Athlete. Biomedical scientist. These were just some of the many careers that...

Creating opportunity for migrant and refugee engineers

Creating opportunity for migrant and refugee engineers

​​The professional qualifications of migrants and refugees arriving in Australia are often buried by the obstacles that come with settling in a new country. EWB’s NSW Chapter and Metro Assist are creating opportunities to address these challenges. English as a foreign...

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