Date: 29 July 2015
Time: 11:00 am New York, EDT
Speakers: Julian O’Shea, Director, EWB Institute, Engineers Without Borders Australia
Skip Spensley, Education Director, Engineers Without Borders-USA
Moderator: Iana Aranda, Senior Program Manager, Engineering for Global Development, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
About this Webinar
Jobs for Change: Engineers without Borders Around the Globe
The pursuit of a fulfilling career is a life-long commitment. At E4C, we’re constantly asked the question of how to professionally enter or transition into the field of engineering for global development. Engaging with a local Engineers Without Borders (EWB) team is a proven starting point.
EWB chapters exists worldwide under the umbrella of EWB-International and all share a similar mission - to partner with disadvantaged communities to improve their quality of life through education and implementation of sustainable engineering projects. In July’s webinar, we will explore how EWB-USA, EWB-Australia and other EWB-I member organizations prepare engineers for careers in global development in their own distinct ways.
Join us at our E4C webinar to hear:
- Overviews of project portfolios and project structure
- Impact to date as well as views on failure
- Thoughts on future directions
Julian O’Shea is the Director of the EWB Institute - the education, research and innovation division of Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB). Julian is a humanitarian engineer interested in the role technology and design can play in poverty alleviation and community development. He has worked on projects in India, Cambodia, Timor Leste and Nepal. In his role he leads Humanitarian Design Summits - immersive human centered design programs for technical students. Outside of work he is an adventure traveler and has visited over 140 countries.
Mr. Spensley has worked as a lawyer, educator, project manager, mediator and environmental consultant providing strategic, legal, planning and management advice to private clients and government agencies. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Denver teaching in the law school and the Daniels Business College.