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November 3, 2020

E4C Visualized: Our First Decade in Photos

contributor: Rob Goodier

Engineering for Change celebrates our 10th anniversary this year. To commemorate the ocassion, we’ve flipped through the photo album to find images of the events and milestones we’ve crossed to get here.

E4C Turns 10: A Decade of Growth Leads to a Decade of Action

Noha El-Ghobashy (center), E4C’s former President, shows the beta site to attendees of Maker Faire Africa in 2009.

Iana Aranda, E4C’s President, displays our beta site on a laptop at A Better World By Design, hosted by Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design in 2010.

E4C invited startups, non-profit engineering and design organizations, academics and others to our E4C Connect networking event in Denver in 2011.

We held a forum at IEEE’s Global Humanitarian Technology Conference in Seattle, Washington, in 2011.

E4C Connect in San Francisco, California, convened startups and engineering non-profits in 2011.

Steve Katsaros (center) holds up a solar-powered lightbulb that he produces through his startup, Nokero. Mr. Katsaros is a part of a panel at E4C Connect:Washington DC, a networking event we hosted in 2012.

William Kamkwamba, the man pictured in the photo under our logo, famously built an electricity-generating wind turbine from parts he found in his village in Malawi. In E4C’s early days, Mr. Kamkwamba and his story had a place on our website, in our news and in our promotional materials as an inspiration to which we could aspire.

Attendees network at E4C’s Mini-Connect event hosted by the Society of Women Engineers at the WE12 Conference in 2012.

Grace Burleson (right), E4C’s Research Fellowship Program Manager. is shown here on a research trip in 2015.

Carola Schwank (right) at Siemens Stiftung speaks at Impact.Engineered 2017. Iana Aranda, E4C’s President (left) looks on.

E4C supports ASME’s Innovation Showcase (ISHOW), such as this event in Bangalore, India, in 2017.

E4C’s President Iana Aranda speaks at Impact.Engineered 2018.

Arpit Dhupar, E4C member and winner of ISHOW India in 2016, presents his soot scrubber at ASME’s EFest India in 2018.

Students converge on an E4C booth at EFest India 2018.

E4C’s 2018 Research Fellows tour Dr. Evan Thomass lab at Portland State University.

[Left] E4C Research Fellow Megan Richardson, Program Manager Mariela Machado, President Iana Aranda and Expert Fellow Charles Newman at ISHOW USA 2019.

E4Cs 2019 Research Fellows attend the United Nations’ Science Technology and Innovation Forum.

E4C’s President Iana Aranda [center] works our booth at the 2018 Global Engineering Congress in London, UK, with WFEO’s Reggie Vachon and DeciWatt’s Caroline Angus.

E4C’s Program Manager Mariela Machado presents on social innovation at ASME.

E4Cs President Iana Aranda with Donovan Guittieres and E4C Research Fellow Carolina Rojas at G-STIC Brussels, 2019.

E4C’s 2018 Research Fellows get rowdy at the fellowship kickoff session in Nairobi, Kenya.

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