Join us on April, 15, 2023 at the Duke Energy Hall in James B. Hunt Jr. Library from 6-9pm for our Annual Benefit Dinner!
Are you ready for a night of food, fun, and more?
The NC State student chapter of Engineers Without Borders is hosting its Annual Benefit Dinner for 2023! We are so excited to welcome guests to an evening featuring a catered dinner, a silent auction, and two keynote speakers. During the evening, guests will be able to hear from our project teams locally and abroad with all of the updates on accomplishments we’ve made. Our Annual Benefit Dinner is our chapter’s largest fundraiser of the year.
Event Contact: Austin Carroll (email@example.com)
Ticket prices will be $15 for students and $25 for non-students.
Guest Speakers: Steve and Waleska Crowe
Steve Crowe is the former Country Director for Engineers Without Borders Guatemala. From 2006 to 2016, Steve worked with several community development organizations in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, leading renewable energy and agricultural processing projects throughout the country. In 2016, together with his wife Waleska, Steve led the establishment of Engineers Without Borders Guatemala, a Guatemalan non-profit that served as EWB-USA’s country office while also developing independent community infrastructure projects. From 2016 to 2022 Steve served as Country Director, growing the organization, developing new strategies for working with vulnerable communities and international partners to build impactful infrastructure projects, and coordinating efforts to implement over 100 projects impacting over 1 million Guatemalans. Steve now lives in Halifax, Virginia with his wife Waleska and their two sons, Gabriel and Halel.
Waleska Crowe was Deputy Director of Engineers Without Borders Guatemala from 2016 to 2022, where she oversaw new projects identification, education, monitoring and evaluation. She was responsible for COVID-19 response in Guatemala, including Health care facilities infrastructure preparedness for the pandemic, and Personal Protection Equipment for Health Care Workers. She also supported projects in many other sectors, including community WASH, WASH in schools and classroom construction. Waleska is a current member of the WASH in HCF Community of Practice Steering Committee, Launched by Emory University’s Center for Global Safe WASH. With her Rotary Club, she has been part of the team that supports projects that benefit: 13 primary schools with WINS, one of the schools being One Star recognition awarded by Rotary. During 2022, Waleska received the Rudy Herman medal as Rotarian of the year for her service. She was born and raised in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. Her passion is to connect with others and help those in need by acting as a liaison between different partners. She has a degree in Business Management and has co-founded an NGO and three social businesses in Guatemala. Waleska enjoys swimming and hiking with her family.