Engineers Without Borders - USA

Greater Austin Chapter

Farmshare Austin Farm Raiser Dance and Party!

On July 31st Farmshare Austin will host its second annual Farm Raiser at the historic Saengerrunde Hall in downtown Austin. The event will feature square dancing (with lessons first!) and live music from the Barn Owls, BBQ from Tony Grasso and Moontower Coop, local vegan and vegetarian delights, and craft beverages.

We invite our current and prospective members to join us at this fun event while we support Farmshare and their efforts in the Austin community. Please visit their website to learn more about the event and to buy your ticket.

Volunteer Saturday to clean up Shoal Creek!

This event occured on July 11th. Four of us had a wonderful, hot, time pulling trash out of the creek.

Join us in cleaning up Shoal Creek!

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This a great volunteering event to give back to our beautiful city of Austin and a great opportunity to interact with fellow EWB members outside our general meetings setting.

Let's Keep Austin Beautiful

AmplifyATX with Farmshare and EWB!

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Water Trotter Urban Challenge 2015

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The Water Trotter Urban Challenge is a fun and challenging urban trekking adventure over a distance of approximately three miles. Teams will navigate through the diverse urban ecosystem of Austin’s Waller Creek Corridor exploring local neighborhoods, the Capitol and the University of Texas at Austin campus. The urban challenge is designed to emphasize the importance of clean water in developing countries.

Your sponsorship of this event will help raise resources for EWB-Austin Chapter to construct vital water infrastructure programs in Peru and Guatemala. Find out more here.

Sign up: https://wtuc2015-ewbga.eventbrite.com

We are so proud of our very own Tim Ager for winning the Professional Founders Award!

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Eweek 2015 is all about celebrating engineers. We're excited to announce the EWB-USA award winners this week, beginning with Professional Founders Award winner Tim Ager!

Tim is a model leader in the EWB-USA community. In his role as a professional mentor and EWB-USA Greater Austin Chapter president, he has built up the organization by encouraging and developing the next generation of leaders.

Tim has been hands-on in the completion of multiple EWB-USA projects, traveling eight times to work on three different programs.

Congratulations, Tim! Keep up the great work.