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Looking Back At 2019

Looking Back At 2019

If you’re anything like me, it can be hard to remember everything that took place over the span of twelve months. To help us all remember the highlights from the year, we’re pleased to release this year’s Annual Report. 2019 was a big year for us as a Chapter. We had our largest Annual Gala and diversified our fundraising events,…
 
Peru Trip 2 In the Books

Peru Trip 2 In the Books

Beginning August 10th, 2019, three members of the EWB Washington-DC Professionals chapter (EWB-DC) traveled to Shiringamazú, Peru. This trip lasted for 13 days and was the second assessment trip for this project. Commodiously speaking, the trip had three objectives. First, gather data. Second, understand the community’s water demand. Third, coordinating with community leaders to produce positive project status. The quickest…
 
A Busy Summer in Hato Rincon

A Busy Summer in Hato Rincon

Summer of 2019 was a productive one for the EWB Panama team and their partner community Hato Rincon! The team spent a total of four weeks in Hato Rincon, from June 15-July 15, sending down four groups that totaled 22 student and professional volunteers over that time. Our volunteers kicked off week one with a community meeting to introduce themselves and…
 

Open Positions at RK&K’s Washington, DC Office

RK&K, a firm founded in 1923 that serves both public and private sector clients by providing multi-discipline planning, engineering, environmental and construction phase services, has open positions in the Washington, DC office. Roadway Design Engineer/Project Engineer, Transportation  Construction Manager Water Resources Engineer  Rail & Transit Facility Project Manager Active Transportation Engineer Structural/Bridge Engineer Use the appropriate links to apply and…
 
Support the Panama Program Reach Implementation Milestones this Summer

Support the Panama Program Reach Implementation Milestones this Summer

This June, the Panama program will send a team of travelers to Hato Rincón to continue work on our CREER project and make major strides on implementation. CREER, meaning “to believe” in Spanish, is an acronym for “Centro de Recursos Educativos En Rincón,” or “Center for Educational Resources in Rincón.” Through this program we are working with the community to…
 
Interested in working abroad? These former EWB-DC volunteers are doing just that!

Interested in working abroad? These former EWB-DC volunteers are doing just that!

Sometimes, Peace Corps volunteers end their time abroad, move back to DC, and join our Chapter. In those instances, we’re fortunate that our projects benefit from the amazing expertise these volunteers have learned while living and working abroad. But sometimes cycle goes in the other direction. Sometimes, our volunteers start on EWB-DC projects and then take on exciting opportunities abroad,…