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Futur-neer outreach program awarded WISE Grant

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Australia’s, “Futur-neer” program has secured a major grant from the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources as part of the Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship (WiSE) program.  The Futur-neer program...

National Volunteer Week 2021 Shout Out

It would be impossible to run all the life-changing projects at EWB without the tireless and dedicated work of our amazing volunteers. This National Volunteer Week (May 17-23 2021) we want to say a massive THANK YOU to these people, who make our work possible! We...

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Creating equal access to digital identity

What if there was a centralised depository that housed all of your personal accreditations, skills experience, compliance activity and induction certifications in a completely secure way? What if you could put your hand up to be deployed at a moment's notice to...

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Alesha Printz joins the Board of EWB Australia

EWB is delighted to announce the appointment of Alesha Printz to the EWB Australia Board. Alesha is a Chartered Professional Civil Engineer and her early career focused on the delivery of water infrastructure projects. Alesha’s early career also included involvement...

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Pro-bono project wins water award

The Australian Water Association recognise the outstanding achievements of individuals and organisations making a positive change and help drive a sustainable water future. Australian Water Association’s Queensland Water Awards were announced on 18 November 2020. The...

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Outcome of Extraordinary General Meeting  

On the 17th August 2020, voting members of Engineers Without Borders Australia came together to vote in favour of changes to the Constitution with changes effective as at the end of the general meeting. Collectively, these amendments seek to make it easier for...

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Creating greater impact through mobilisation 

Our first year of activating our mobilisation strategy has created more opportunities for volunteers and more support for communities. 53 volunteers mobilised  4 conceptual design projects completed (another 3 in progress) 800+ volunteer hours The launch of EWB...

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Design Challenge for Your Community

This National Science Week, the University of Technology Sydney, Engineers Without Borders Australia and Tech Girls Movement Foundation invite students to 'create for your community' in a two-day design challenge. On Thursday 20 & Friday 21 August 2020, classes...

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Sonya Rand joins the Board of EWB Australia

EWB is delighted to announce the appointment of Sonya Rand to the EWB Australia Board.  A Chartered Chemical Engineer, Sonya has held advisory roles with the Australian Attorney General’s Office and DFAT, addressing issues of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery in...

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Women In Engineering Day 2020: webinar

View the webinar recording here. Despite the opportunities available to women in engineering, the percentage of women in the engineering workforce sits below 13%. Defying the national trend, at Engineers Without Borders Australia, women make up 30-45% of the programs...

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National Volunteer Week 2020 Shout Out!

We've received nominations from across our EWB Australia network to give a huge SHOUT OUT to some special individuals. This National Volunteer Week (18-24 May 2020), we want to recognise and celebrate the impactful contribution of these excellent humans - thank you...

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National Volunteer Week 2020: webinars

National Volunteer Week (18-25 May 2020) is a time to celebrate those extraordinary individuals who contribute to EWB Australia’s mission. Please join us for two webinars that explore what it means to volunteer and where volunteering can take you, and to see what new...

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EWB Australia and COVID-19

COVID-19 feels like it has changed everything. At EWB it has changed everything, just like it has across Australia, across Asia and the Pacific, across the world. Nevertheless, EWB’s mission continues. The people who needed support before still need it today and they...

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Engineering COVID-19

What kind of role does engineering play in tackling COVID-19? A massive one. EWB Australia facilitator alumnus, Professor Lauren Gardner, is part of the team at the forefront of engineering the system that tracks the pandemic - called the COVID-19 Dashboard. Built by...

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EWB Australia and the COVID-19 action plan

UPDATE: 20 MARCH 2020 Every one of us is being incredibly challenged by these uncertain times. EWB is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our entire movement, and to supporting every one of our staff and volunteers to navigate this challenge, both...

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