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1 Field and Research Projects of EWB-USA IEEE GOLD, October 18, 2008 Colleen O’Holleran M.A. in Sustainable Development, Candidate Chapter Relations Manager, EWB-USA

2 What We Do Partner with disadvantaged communities to improve quality of life Implement environmentally and economically sustainable engineering projects Develop internationally responsible engineers and engineering students

3 Appropriate & Sustainable Technology It meets people’s needs It helps people earn a living It is affordable It paves the way for the future It uses local skills and materials It helps protect the environment

4 365 active field projects in 48 countries Projects are organized by volunteers: 290 university and professional chapters members (students, faculty, and professionals)

5 Join a chapter (via our website or the Boston Professionals booth at lunch). Become a professional mentor of a student chapter (design & implementation) Take on a research project (via our website) How to get involved: Travel is optional! We need team members for fund raising, design, website, etc.

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