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Oct 05

Tufts Community Day by Olive Garst (E'21)

by jtijssen

The Tufts Engineering Chapter of Engineers Without Borders participated in Tufts Community Day on September 30, 2018. Community Day is a yearly event where Tufts clubs set up activities and events and people from the surrounding communities are invited on to campus. The event attracts families, neighbors, and lots of fun.

Sep 26

Export Promotion in Europe: Working at the Foreign Commercial Service by Laura Schiemichen (F’19)

by tuftsigl

As part of the Masters in Transatlantic Affairs, offered jointly by The Fletcher School and the College of Europe, I have chosen to explore my interest in foreign policy, economics, and U.S.-E.U. relations in Brussels, Belgium this fall. Since September, I have been a part of the Foreign Commercial Service (FCS) team at the U.S.

Sep 21

Sustainable Menstruation in India: “Greening the Red” by Rashi Rathi (F’18)

by jtijssen

While surveying women about their menstrual management practices in Bengaluru, India, I was surprised to learn that more than 80 percent of the respondents were concerned about their environmental footprint from using disposable sanitary napkins.

Sep 20

It Takes a Community by Laurel Howell (E’19)

by jtijssen

The morning of August 16 dawns bright and early. We are all awake by 6:30 and the community is already moving; women are drawing water from the borehole near the CBCC (preschool), which was built by Joshua Orphan and Community Care, where we are staying.

Sep 19

Impact of Architecture on the Rwandan Community by Bruce Ahirwe (EG’21)

by tuftsigl

For the third and last month of my internship at Genesis and Gilgal Group( G&G), I focused on learning the impact of architecture on Rwanda. In my last two blogs, I elaborated on the connection between architecture and human rights. Cities, buildings, etc.

Sep 14

Access to Clean Drinking Water in Solomoni, Malawi by Elana Chan (A'21)

by jtijssen

Despite our exhaustion from the long journey, we were all excited to finally arrive in Malawi as we walked down the steps from the aircraft.