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Stellar EWB involvement leads to donation

Stellar EWB involvement leads to donation

One day in 2018, while spending part of her gap year volunteering as a teacher in Cambodia, Charli Fell’s career aspirations changed completely. Charli had always wanted to make a difference in the lives of others. She thought the best way to do so would be to become...

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 -...

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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...

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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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Stories from the field – Vinicius Guim

Stories from the field – Vinicius Guim

Former Uruguayan President Jose “Pepe” Mujica was once described as the world’s poorest president. Serving until 2015, Mujica was known for his modest attitude on life; emblematic of his famous refusal to live in Uruguay’s Presidential Palace. These values of...

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On Yirrganydji Country with Dawul Wuru

On Yirrganydji Country with Dawul Wuru

Pictured: EWB Chair Gavin Blakey's Irukandji district badge from his time as a Cub and Scout in Cairns. Each year, EWB Australia partners with universities and a different community-based organisation to develop and deliver the EWB Challenge. First-year university...

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