On March 9th, 2013 the Bolivian government passed a comprehensive law to give the power to charge perpetrators of violence against women. The law allows crimes to be charged with up to 30 years in prison, when formally only a few days and community service discouraged violence. This law will give much more leverage for [...]
Management Engineers Without Borders chapters, within both professional and student chapters, are fortunate to have membership and leadership that 50% female representation, which is disproportionate for the STEM fields. The success of these engineering projects highly depends on the leadership and analyses made by the varied teams. This has been proven in scientific and engineering [...]
Are you excited for watching the Wolfpack (or whatever heathen team you support…) WIN the NCAA Tournament! Do you want to make a donation to Engineers Without Borders? Submit a bracket for a suggested donation of $5. Send a filled out bracket to Wes. Receive: 1 point in the 1st round 2 points in the [...]
EWB-USA NCSU Ideas & Discussions: Appropriate Forms of International Aid Questions for Conversation: Why is international aid important? Do developing communities really need or want outside support? What makes international aid effective? What are signs of ineffective aid? Points for Support: As a chapter of EWB-USA, members are charged to support: community-driven development programs worldwide [...]
http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/viewfinder/2013/01/20131994836277368.html Ingrid Vaca Diez is on a mission to build better homes for the poor. With few funds and little support, she uses the only resource she can find in abundance – empty plastic bottles. Her own life in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, is one of relative comfort but she is shocked by the rising level [...]
Thank you to the NC State University Engineers Council, the College of Engineering and the Engineering Foundation for the appropriated funds for our project implementation trips. The funds will be help provide clean energy and water to the communities in Bolivia and Sierra Leone!