Description

Engineers Without Borders is a non-profit humanitarian organization established to partner with developing communities worldwide in order to improve their quality of life. This partnership involves the implementation of sustainable engineering projects, while involving and training internationally responsible engineers and engineering students. The activities of EWB-USA range from the construction of sustainable systems that developing communities can own and operate without external assistance, to empowering such communities by enhancing local, technical, managerial, and entrepreneurial skills. These projects are initiated by, and completed with, contributions from the host community working with our project teams.

Affiliations

Constitution / Tier

File Constitution_20171011_Final.docx
Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 166
ISU Members 4
Non-ISU Members 0
Allowed Members Any Iowa State students and faculty
Allowed Officers Any member that demonstrates leadership skills and has shown commitment to the organization.
Membership Qualifications NA
Membership Restrictions None
Elections/Selection Elections occur at the end of every fall.
Meetings General Meetings (Wednesday, 7:30pm, Carver 305) Behind the Scenes Meetings (Tuesday, 7pm, Black 1026) Pizza Sales (Thursday, 11am - 1 pm, South Entrance of Black Engineering)

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

General Meetings (Wednesday, 7:30pm, Marston 2300): Be part of a fantastic community, hear speakers, and work on outreach, fundraising, and engineering projects. Behind the Scenes Meetings (Monday, 7pm, Marston 2300): Gain leadership experience planning general meetings, projects, and events, and brainstorming new opportunities for chapter growth. Fundraising (Thursday, 11am - 1pm, South Entrance of Black Engineering): Eat Pizza, Help Ghana!

Description of Special Events

No special events upcoming.