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Announcing the EWB Influencer Fellowship recipients for 2021

The EWB Influencer Fellowship is a transformative mentorship program that individually supports students who have already displayed a particular drive and commitment to using their skills to address inequality, sustainability and peace. Now in its second year, five...

BirthWatch – from open challenge to mobilised design

Open Challenges are a mechanism that forms part of EWB Australia’s new Mobilisation program. An Open Challenge focuses on a discrete part of a real-life engineering problem, allowing our network to engage in crowd-sourced ideation, creativity and innovation. The...

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Climate change event – Speaker: Ian Dunlop

Guest speaker at “Beyond keep cups and solar panels: Reimagining the role of the technical sector in the face of climate change” – Thursday 13th February, 2020, Melbourne. Ian Dunlop is an Australian engineer, writer, and energy expert with a particular interest in...

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Climate change event – Speaker: Eleanor Loudon

  Keynote speaker at "Beyond keep cups and solar panels: Reimagining the role of the technical sector in the face of climate change" - Thursday 13th February, 2020, Melbourne. Eleanor Loudon is the CEO of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Australia. Eleanor leads a...

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2019 AGM and Board Elections

Engineers Without Borders Australia Limited (EWB) will be holding its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Board Elections: Date: Monday 25th November 2019 Time: 2.00pm AEDT (1.00pm AEST) Venue: Engineers Without Borders Australia, Level 2, 90 Maribyrnong Street,...

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New Coordinators for EWB School Outreach

We're delighted to announce that Chelsea Hayward who will be taking on the role of SO National Coordinator. Chelsea has been involved for many years in a range of SO functions including presenter, coordinator, content developer and trainer. Chelsea will facilitate the...

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Cessation of GHD Partnership

Recently EWB Australia (EWB) has learned that one of it’s corporate partners, engineering firm GHD, is a consultant engineer to the Adani Mining Carmichael coalmine project in the Galilee Basin in Central Queensland. GHD has a public commitment to sustainable...

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Academics challenging conventional thinking

Many of us have seen news images of people impacted by conflict or natural disasters fleeing their homes. There are global political debates about where these individuals and families can seek refuge in the longer term. But little is discussed in the mainstream media...

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Register now to vote in EWB Board elections

Following a record number of applicants this year, nine candidates have been nominated, representing a diverse and complementary set of skills.Review the nominees&#; applications and cast your vote by June th.(Please note only paid EWB members are eligible to...

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EWB Australia appoints new CEO

With over years experience in community development in Australia and overseas, Ms. Loudon has held program management and leadership roles with Australian Volunteers International, EarthWatch Institute, and United Way Australia, and served as National Director Sri...

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Seeking applications for the role of CEO

Engineers Without Borders Australia is seeking applications for the role of CEO. As the leader of a dynamic innovative non-profit with years at the forefront of humanitarian engineering, the CEO will drive transformational change for communities in need, in Australia...

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Appointment of EWB-Australia Acting CEO

Message from Gavin Blakey, Chair of the EWB-Australia BoardPete Baynard-Smith has made the personal decision to step down from the role of CEO of Engineers Without Borders Australia, at the end of . Pete has played an important role in working with our partners...

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ATEC* Biodigester success covered by Reuters

The crew met with ATEC* customers to see just how the biodigester is improving day to day life in the household by removing the indoor pollution and labour associated with woodfuel cooking, whilst supplying organic fertilizer for crops. Watch now.The ATEC* biodigester...

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