Celebrating 15 years
Engineers Without Borders UK is proud to be celebrating 15 years of achievements.
We’ve achieved a lot. A lot, but not enough. We’ve inspired a large number of people to reconsider what it means to be an engineer. That’s something we’re really proud of.
And there have been real improvements but there hasn’t yet been the wholesale shift that’s required to address the challenges we’re facing. At our heart, we’re a network of people. Our role is galvanising that community to lead the change to serve all people and our planet.
Engineers Without Borders UK has kept me inspired, kept me motivated and kept me enthusiastic. And there are thousands of others who have also been inspired in some way, shape or form.
This is just the beginning.
We have no planet B and time is running out.
The engineering community has an enormous role to play in addressing this challenge. It currently isn’t moving fast enough and in many cases, it isn’t ready to tackle this challenge at all.
We’re building a movement to tackle this.
Katie Cresswell-Maynard, Chief Executive of Engineers Without Borders UK
Find out more about our 15 years of progress, perceptions and predictions shaping our future from industry experts, educators, and volunteers involved in our movement. If you’re wondering how you can make a difference as an engineer, join the movement and deliver the change.
Brittany Harris shares her thoughts on globally responsible engineering and challenges the sector to take a critical look at itself.
Nav Sawhney tells the story of the birth of The Washing Machine Project, demonstrating how innovative engineering can improve lives around the world.
Laura Leyland from Birmingham City University explains why people need to understand that engineering isn’t just about hard hats and greasy engines.
Mike Cook talks about the importance of collaboration, campaigning and creating more powerful narratives.
Charlie Osborne wants to inspire the next generation of globally responsible engineers to come into engineering wanting to have a positive social and environmental impact.
Joe Mulligan discusses exciting shifts in engineering and highlights the role of engineers in tackling the big challenges the world is facing.