Engineering With A Purpose

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) USA supports community-driven development programs worldwide by collaborating with local partners to design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences and responsible leaders. Founded in 2004, Columbia University's student chapter follows this mission by working on sustainable engineering projects in Ghana, Morocco, and Uganda.

How Can I Join?

Engineers Without Borders at Columbia is open to all students at Columbia University and Barnard. This includes non-engineers, as we take a multidisciplinary approach to our development work.
Simply attend any one of our meetings to join!

Fall 2022 meeting times and locations will be updated in September!


Morocco: Thursdays @ 8:30pm (Lerner Jed D. Satow Room)
Ghana: Wednesdays @ 7:00pm (Lerner 568)
Uganda: Mondays @ 9:00pm (Lerner 568)

COVID-19 Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all Columbia University Engineers Without Borders trips have been indefinitely postponed. Travel will resume in compliance with Columbia University guidelines and travel restrictions imposed by the US and the countries our programs operate in.