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EWB-USA supports community-driven development programs worldwide by collaborating with local partners to design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences and responsible leaders. 

Our vision is a world in which communities have the capacity to sustainably meet their basic human needs, and that our members have enriched global perspectives through the innovative professional educational opportunities provided by EWB-USA.

If you have any questions or comments, please shoot us an email at ewbucla@gmail.com.

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EWB-UCLA is a student chapter of the parent organization, EWB-USA.

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Engineers without Borders - UCLA

Recent Announcements

  • EWB UCLA Weekly Blast


    As a reminder, there is no GM this week. Rather, join us at our Year-End Showcase. 

    1. EWB Socials Sign-up!
    2. EWB UCLA 3rd YES is here!
    3. EWB LA Gala
    4. Habitat UCLA Shanty Town
    5. TBP 74th Annual Engineering Games

    EWB UCLA 3rd Annual Year-End Showcase

    Hey guys! So we need as much publicity as possible for the showcase, so it would be awesome if you could advertise in your classes by giving a little speech at the beginning of class and/or writing the details on the board as such:
    Engineers Without Borders
    Year End Showcase!
    Food! Networking! Raffle!
    Members: $7 Non-Members: $10
    Please RSVP! The event is on Tuesday(4/15)!
    Please advertise as much as you can! Furthermore, RSVP is still open here

    EWB LA 6th Annual Gala

    In order to support our ongoing efforts to create worldwide sustainable projects, the Los Angeles Professional Chapter of Engineers Without Borders invites you to our 6th Annual Fundraising Gala, on April 26th 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM at Kesspro Studios.
    Please join us for a night of live music, presentations of our current projects, and socializing with local professionals. We will also be having a silent auction of artisan crafts obtained from our trips and a raffle at the end of the night for some locally sourced gifts.

    Tickets purchased in advance are $30 to students (with ID) and $45 general admission (Procrastinator will donate extra and pay $55 at the door). Admission prices include, one raffle ticket, hors d’oeuvres to satisfy your hunger, and an open bar to facilitate socializing (for those of you over 21).

    Dress code is cocktail attire. You can purchase your ticket and find more information here
    . The FB event page can be found here
    . The EWB LA website can be found here

    EWB Socials Sign-up

    EWB UCLA cordially invites you to our socials: Week 4 Social at Temescal Canyon for a hike (with Trail mix) onSaturday, April 24th starting in the late morning and a tentative social to a beach on Satuday, May 24th, if there is sufficient demand for it. More information can be found at the RSVP here
    . For the RSVP, please select all the trips you are interested in. 

    Habitat UCLA Shanty Town

    Every year, Habitat for Humanity has an Act! Speak! Build! Week, an advocacy week where we raise awareness about housing poverty and Habitat though a week full of fun activities and events.

    One of the events we're having this year is called Shanty Town, where groups build houses in Wilson Plaza out of extremely basic materials, including cardboard boxes, in order to emulate and understand the conditions in which much of the world's population lives. Afterwords, the groups are free to paint and decorate their houses, to be displayed for the rest of the day and entered in a competition to see who can build the best shanty house!

    We would love to have you guys at Shanty Town! This is a great way to get your name out on campus as well connect with other humanitarian student organizations. Shanty Town is on the Monday of 4th Week of Spring Quarter, April 21st, at 10am-2pm.

    More information to come from EWB UCLA as details are finalized. 

    TBP's 74th Annual Engineering Games

    This quarter, instead of the typical trivia based Engineering Bowl, TBP will be hosting the first ever Engineering Games. This event is a re-creation of the Hunger Games in real life, involving riddles, puzzles, and nerf guns.The Games will commence Saturday, April 26th at 1:30 pm in the Sculpture Garden in North Campus. To register on EWB's team, fill out this form
     by Sunday, April 20th.

    Posted Apr 15, 2014, 10:20 AM by ewb ucla
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