Memorial University Chapter

Chapters are the beating heart of EWB. Across Canada chapter members are taking thoughtful and strategic actions to create profound social change in their universities, companies, and communities.

Engineers Without Borders – Memorial University of Newfoundland, is one of many university chapters of the larger Engineers Without Borders Canada.

We operate out of Memorial University, a school of about 18 000 students in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.  We are a team of about a dozen executive members, and a general member following of twenty to thirty undergraduate students, all self-identifying as leaders, innovators, and creators.

At EWB MUN, like that of EWB Canada, we strive to identify social systems that exist around us that are broken, but have become normalized to the point of simply blending into the background.  Once we identify these systems, we come up with ideas and projects that plant a seed in the heart of the problem, and then we nurture that seed, fixing the problem from within and restoring stability and structure to the fragile and broken system.

Presently, and in the past, we have worked toward the eradication of global poverty, the fostering of leadership qualities in members, creating innovative food wastage solutions, working with government to increase foreign aid to extremely impoverished countries, and changing the mindset of engineers to be more globally conscious. We tackle a diverse range of problems, but their common thread is that they all have been broken for so long, that people simply overlook them. We are changing that status quo.

New members are always valued, so feel free to shoot us an email at any time of the year if you want more information about getting involved!

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40 Arctic Ave,
St. John's,
NL A1B 3X7,

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Swing by the EWB Office (EN 2061) in the Engineering Building of Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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