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National Building Museum Honors EWB–USA
September 7, 2010

The National Building Museum will award Engineers Without Borders–USA (EWB–USA) the 2010 Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction Technology on September 21st, 2010 for its inspirational work providing clean water, sustainable energy, and needed infrastructure to communities in every corner of the world. EWB-USA is a non-profit that connects developing countries around the world with student and professional engineers. The Turner Prize jury was especially impressed with EWB-USA’s innovative approach to solving the engineering problems of communities in developing countries. EWB-USA teaches engineers about global responsibility while teaching developing communities how to effectively use engineering, thus creating a mutually beneficial relationship.

From 6:30 – 8:00 pm on Tuesday, September 21st, 2010, the Museum will formally present Engineers Without Borders-USA the Henry C. Turner Prize for Innovation in Construction Technology during a public ceremony at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Cathy Leslie, executive director of EWB–USA, will accept the award and present an overview of the organization’s work along with representatives from various EWB–USA chapters. Registration for the event is required. To register visit here.

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