May News

  • International Project: The El Sauce team is looking for a technical mentor and members to plan and travel to Honduras for our second assessment trip, which has been postponed to September. Taylor is also seeking a co-lead for the project.
  • Domestic Project: The Cedar Gulch team traveled last week to conduct an assessment and present recommendations to the community. Although the alternatives analysis is being wrapped up, there is lingering uncertainty over legal issues including the future ownership of the lagoon.
  • Our chapter presented at the EWB DC monthly meeting, during which a potential quarterly meeting between the professional & student chapters in the DMV region was discussed
  • Sarah successfully organized a career workshop for JMU students to learn about real world engineering skills and to practice their resume and interview skills.
  • Members attended a presentation by Dr. Amadei (founder of EWB) on improving engineering education.
  • The EWB Kuwait chapter, which started 2 years ago and is among the first professional volunteer organizations within their country, is interested in collaboration with EWB-USA chapters.
  • The Upwardly Global team from DC presented at our chapter meeting on their organization’s goal of helping to integrate and connect skilled/educated immigrants with jobs in their fields.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities & Events – contact us for details

  • Speakers for Middle School afterschool program
  • Children’s Science Center Lab at Fair Oaks Mall
  • EWB-USA Southeast Regional Conference
  • NSBE NoVA Happy Hour

Welcome to our new Fundraising Chair – Tess Roscoe!

 

 


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