Engineers Without Borders - University of Alberta Chapter

SDG Action Network

Our SDG Action on September 25th

Week of SDGs

Canada Edmonton
Number of people taking this action: 50-250
We will be hosting information sessions on the SDGs and how to be an advocate for change. This will be an action towards our cross-Canada advocacy campaign, #Hello2030! Information on when events will be taking place will be available on our facebook page: @ewbualberta We are also collecting signatures of support for the SDGs that we will take to the Canadian Federal Government as a representation of Canadian's commitment to achieving these goals by the year 2030. More information can be found at www.hello2030.ca
SDGs
1 No Poverty 4 Quality Education 5 Gender Equality 8 Decent work and economic growth 9 Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure 10 Reduced Inequalities 16 Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions ALL SDGs

About Engineers Without Borders - University of Alberta Chapter

At EWB, our mission is to bring people and ideas together to tackle to the most crucial causes of poverty and inequality.

We envision a world where everyone has access to the opportunities needed to thrive.

Extremely brief EWB history:

EWB Canada is a non-profit development organization that was founded in 2000. Our initial goal was to mobilize engineers to eliminate poverty through access to technology. However, as we grew, we realized that this didn’t address the root causes of poverty. Driven by tough questions and humility from our community and volunteers, we grew into an organization focused less on building and more on serving. We centered the voices of the people we’re trying to serve in all of our conversations. We learned to embrace the complexities and failures inherent to solving some of the world’s most challenging problems. Through constant evolution, we have grown into an organisation that takes a diverse, innovative, and humble approach to development.

At the University of Alberta Chapter, we aim to empower our members and strive towards asking tough questions of ourselves and the world around us. We meet regularly to discuss systems thinking and how we can use our voices to create global change.

For more information: https://www.ewb.ca/en/about-us/

Countries We Work in
Canada
Languages We Work in
English
SDGs We Tackle
1 No Poverty 2 Zero Hunger 3 Good Health & Well-Being 4 Quality Education 5 Gender Equality 7 Affordable & Clean Energy 8 Decent work and economic growth 9 Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure 10 Reduced Inequalities 11 Sustainable Cities & Communities 16 Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions 17 Partnerships for the Goals
TYPE
youth