Engineers Without Boarders
EWB University of Waterloo chapter works to support the national organization with its goal to end global poverty. I have been involved in the club for three years with varing roles.
Projects & Responsibilities:
Lead and coordinated a team of six executives. Ensured appropriate communication within the club and acted as liaison between the executes and the national organization.
Organized housing, meetings and schedule for two Professionals from Africa who came to Canada to learn about Canadian businesses and to build a business network. This is called the Kumvana Fellow program, to learn more go to the Kumvana Fellowship website.
Hired a Junior Fellow to go overseas to work on an EWB project. Tasks involved include advertisement, interviews and pre departure preparation. To learn more go to the EWB Fellowship website.
Coordinated a one day retreat for the executive members to gain leadership skills, be exposed to inspiring projects within EWB and to do long term chapter planning. This event is called X-Stream.
Participated in chapter outreach on and off campus. High School presentations, on campus booths, social events and podcasts were planned each school term.
Organized fundraisers to support chapter projects and the national organization