Engineering to Help

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October 22, 2015

Engineering to Help

Keynote address presented at Smart Girls Rock! event at Menomonie Middle School October 22nd, 2015.

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Devin Berg

October 22, 2015
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  1. ENGINEERING TO HELP Dr. Devin R. Berg Allison Roush

  2. Engineers Without Borders USA 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.
  3. WHAT DOES EWB DO? Project work EWB-USA is engineering change

    in more than 45developing countries including:
  4. UW-Stout PROJECT: WELL FOR WELLBEING

  5. Las Macias is located in the municipality of Teustepe, department

    of Boaco, Nicaragua LOCATION
  6. Provide an accessible source of clean water for the community

    of Las Macias. FOCUS
  7. Assessment Trip

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  14. Improve the conditions (both accessibility and quality) of the drinking

    water for the 500 community members of Las Macias. Benefits
  15. WHY EWB?  Teamwork  Travel  Involvement  Philanthropy

     Project Management  Cross-cultural Communication  Critical Thinking  Leadership Experience
  16. Why is this relevant to engineering?  It is the

    engineer’s professional responsibility!  Engineering’s biggest challenges are centered around helping everyone achieve high quality of life.  Skills developed are relevant to career.  This type of work can even be your career!