IEEE humanitarian technology webinar:


Title: Leveraging the Power of Engineers …Engineering for Change
Presenter: Iana Aranda, Manager of Technical Programming and Development at ASME
Date: Tuesday, 16 August 2011
Time: 10:00 am New York, EST
Register: humanitarian.ieee-elearning.org
(Note: This webinar is open to the general public. You do not need to be an IEEE member to attend)

Please e-mail a.l.torres@ieee.org if you have any questions related to attending this webinar.Description:

Engineering for Change (E4C) LLC (see www.engineeringforchange.org) was founded in the spirit of engineers’ harnessing a common passion for designing and applying creative technical solutions to a broad range of significant humanitarian challenges.

E4C is a dynamic and growing community of engineers, technologists, social scientists, NGOs, local governments and community advocates whose mission is to improve quality of life in communities around the world by facilitating the development of affordable, locally appropriate and sustainable solutions to the most pressing humanitarian challenges.

About the IEEE humanitarian technology webinar series:

Motivated by IEEE’s core purpose to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity, this powerfully engaging webinar series is focused on applying technology to solve the world’s most pressing humanitarian and development challenges. Webinars are presented by renowned individuals in the field, and highlight new technologies, business models, and social entrepreneurship initiatives that help improve the livelihoods of the underprivileged. Focusing on the four major infrastructural needs for development (water, energy, transport and communication) and a variety of application areas (health, education, agriculture and innovation), the IEEE hopes to stimulate the growth of a worldwide community that places priority on developing technology for sustainable human prosperity.

Recordings of previous webinars are available for viewing at http://humanitarian.ieee-elearning.org/ .

This event is brought to you by the IEEE, the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.