Chapter News and Updates
In our October newsletter we published an interview with Brad Galo, EWB Detroit Chapter Vice President, about his upcoming plans to move to Central America. Two months later, we have an update on life in Nicaragua. EWB-DETROIT: Let’s start with a quick refresher for anyone who missed the October Newsletter:
On Monday, October 8th, a member of our chapter is moving to Central America! We at EWB-Detroit have obtained exclusive rights to the story: EWB-DETROIT: Let’s start by telling us who you are and what you do in our chapter. BRAD GALO: My name is Brad Galo. I am the
Detroit recently hosted a two-day-long Engineers Without Borders workshop. The event was squarely aimed at sharing ideas and addressing the needs of professional chapters. Professionals from all over the country flew in to participate in discussions ranging from fundraising strategy to mentorship opportunities. “Events like this are a fantastic way
Our chapter kicked off the beginning of warmer weather in Southeast Michigan this April by participating in a day of service at the annual Belle Isle Spring Cleanup. We met up on the island with rakes, shovels, and trash bags to clean brush away from overgrown walkways in preparation for
Chapter MembershipIn January 2018 we implemented an official membership process with membership fees and free t-shirts. Mentor ProgramWe are kicking off our mentor program by matching up qualified professional members with student chapter mentoring positions. This includes travel mentors, long-term mentors, Responsible Engineers in Charge, general technical assistance, and more.
As some of you may have seen on the news, there have been anti-government demonstrations and associated unrest going on in Nicaragua. Many people have been killed and even more have been injured over the past several months. On May 20, International SOS (ISOS)/Control Risks issued an advisory to defer