Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at York University

Welcome to the York University Chapter of Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB York). EWB works in international development to help create change in an unjust world where poverty still exists. This is an organization and chapter driven by young and enthusiastic volunteers and leaders.

Please take note that this organization is not only for engineering students, for anyone interested in being a part of our organization, feel free to email any of the exec or just show up to our weekly meeting.


  • Aaron Returns!

    Sep 2, 2009

    Aaron has returned safely from Ghana and has jumped into his new duty of don at Pond Residence. Check out his latest blog entry at Congrats on an awesome job, Aaron!

  • September Events

    Sep 2, 2009

    EWB will be out and about as York University swings into full gear. Check us out at:
    **YFS Clubs BBQ**: Wednesday, September 16
    **Yorkfest Village**: Tuesday, September 23

    Stop by and say hi or if you would like to get involved, please e-mail

  • Taste For Development

    Nov 12, 2008

    The York University Chapter of Engineers Without Borders is holding its first ever wine and cheese event, Taste For Development . This evening of formal entertainment sets the stage for keynote speaker George Roter , co-Founder of Engineers Without Borders and one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40.

    Come celebrate York University's young Engineering Leaders as they showcase all the aspects of the York Chapter of Engineers Without Borders and the difference young Canadians are making right across the country.

    All proceeds contribute to sending a young Canadian to work overseas on rural community development projects next summer. Come meet York's volunteer, network with industry professionals and demonstrate how you are making a difference in the world.

    Taste for Development

    Date: Wednesday, November 26, 2008

    Time: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

    Location: Pan-Mancedonian Place, Megas Restaurant, 402 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario

    Price: Professionals $45 : Students $25 : Couples $70

    For tickets and other inquiries, please R.S.V.P. to

    Engineers Without Borders believes that technology, when appropriately incorporated into each community's social, cultural, economic and political context, can drive extraordinary change, similar to the principles we, engineers stand by and uphold.