New semester - New members!

Interested in joining EWB-GT? We have several opportunities for you to learn more about our organization’s projects and membership requirements over the course of this week.

The info meeting times are as follows:

Tues Aug. 30th 11am - noon @ Klaus 1447

Tues Aug. 30th 6pm - 7pm @ Mason 142A

Thurs Sept. 1st 11am - 2pm @ iWeek info table session on Skiles (Tech) Walkway

Thurs Sept. 1st 6pm - 7pm @ Mason 142A

(There’s also a facebook event and I have updated the calendar on our website ewb-gt.org)

Bring questions and bring friends; we hope to see you this week!!

SUMMER INVOLVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Once the summer meetings times have been determined, they will be updated on our calendar.

CameroonThis project will be very active for the summer, meeting 1-2 times a week. Contact Adam Drozek (adrozek@gatech.edu) if you have questions or want to be put on the Cameroon email list.

Solar Latrine - Several students will be in Chile this summer piloting the business and marketing side of our design but there will still be a lot of technical research, development, and testing going on here in Atlanta at GTRI. Especially in May. Contact Lily (lilyponitz@gmail.com) if you’re interested in this unique research opportunity.

FASET - We will be tabling at all 7 of the FASETs (freshman orientations) this summer! If you would like to help at one or more of them, please let Christina (cdonegia3@gatech.edu) know. We will be posting those dates as they get a little closer.

GT Case Competition “Designing for Good”- (www.gtcasecomp.com). REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Sign-up to compete!!
 This is going to be an amazing opportunity both for the participants and our chapter. We need dedicated people to be a part of the planning process for this cutting-edge design competition. Contact Christina (cdonegia3@gatech.edu) with any questions or to find out how you can be a part of this inaugural event.

Grant Writing and Research - We are forming a grant writing/research committee this summer, mainly focusing on funding for the Cameroon project. If you’re interested, contact Levi (alevit3@gatech.edu) or Janna (janna.sanjuan@gatech.edu). This is great experience if you’re looking to go into non-profit work. We have six positions available.

Thank you for supporting the Mungoa-goa Challenge! We had a great time racing up freshman hill with jerrycans. Check out the Cameroon page for more pictures!

Thank you for supporting the Mungoa-goa Challenge! We had a great time racing up freshman hill with jerrycans. Check out the Cameroon page for more pictures!

Mungoa-goa Challenge Postponed to Thursday April 7th

Mungoa-goa Challenge has been postponed until next Thursday April 7th due to rain and thunderstorms. “One Water” Screening will still take place today from 7-10pm.

Screening of One Water (http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=121106204630423)

7-10pm Van Leer 085

Documentary screening of a great film focusing on water scarcity and related health issues around the world. Trailer: http://www.onewater.org/movie. Refreshments will be provided and there will be a networking session after the movie.

Please also join us on April 7th from 11-4pm to race up freshman hill and win gift cards to Target, Waffle House and others.

Our main website www.ewb-gt.org is currently down for maintenance, but to learn more about EWB come to our next meeting on Tuesday April 5th 6:15pm Mason 142A or email Chris Donegia: cdonegia3@gatech.edu.

Come join us for a day of fun and awareness!!

Come join us for a day of fun and awareness!!

Solar Latrine Reaches Finals of GT I2S Competition

Congratulations for all the hard work that has gone into the Solar Latrine project - the team has reached the finals in the Ideas2Serve Competition at Georgia Tech! 

Check out more information about I2S here and check out the other interesting projects, including other projects done by EWB-GT members! 

http://ile.gatech.edu/i2s/index.html

2011-2012 Elections!

Officer elections are Tuesday March 1st at 6pm in Mason 142. Come and have a say in how our chapter is run! We hope to see you there!!

Click here to VOTE for the EWB-GT Solar Latrine Project in the NCIIA Open Minds Competition! Voting ends March 14th. Thanks for your support! 

Solar Latrine Project accepted into competition!

EWB-GT’s solar latrine project has been accepted to compete in Washington, D.C. in the NCIIA Open Minds competition in March! We are excited to display our work at the Smithsonian!

Cameroon Implementation Trip Approaching!

4 students and 2 mentors are leaving December 28th for a 2 day journey to Mungoa-goa, Cameroon to begin drilling a well for a village of 1000 people. Thank you to the Cameroon project group at GT who worked tirelessly on this project throughout the semester, and thank you to our sponsors.