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Engineers Without Borders

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Greg Woodburn | Posted 09.10.2013 | Impact
Greg Woodburn

The focus on non-profit organizations' overhead expenses as a top benchmark for performance has hindered capacity-building efforts and limited the entrance and retention of talent in the sector.

How One Designer Went From Designing Remote Controls to Cook Stoves

Rachael Chong | Posted 03.20.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Heather Fleming's Catapult Designs does innovative product design -- but for the developing world. Freeing herself from the limitations of corporate ...

Engineers, Start Your Right Brains

Godfrey Mungal | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Godfrey Mungal

College students who graduate with engineering degrees have a moral obligation to help the world's poor and under-served with basic needs, like gaining access to clean water, adequate lighting or cooking fuel.

Haiti: Pointing Fingers and Embracing Failure

Tom Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

Many have been quick to point fingers and assign blame for the slow speed of recovery in Haiti. This can dangerously lead to a poorly-informed public and a skewed set of incentives for donors and NGOs.

Google Gives Free Airport WiFi To Inspire Holiday Cheer, Generosity

Huffington Post | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Deck the halls with free wiFi! Google's spreading holiday cheer this year is by equipping 47 airports across the U.S. with free wireless Internet, the...