Leveraging the Power of Engineers – Engineering for Change

Engineering for Change (E4C) LLC 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.

The recording of the webinar is available above. If you’re having trouble downloading this video, you can also view it on the E4C YouTube channel.


Iana Aranda


Iana Aranda is a Manager of Technical Programming and Development at ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), a not-for-profit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. Her primary focus at ASME is on the development of new technical content in emerging technology areas and global markets.

Additionally, she serves as a Content Strategist for Engineering for Change, LLC (E4C) a global alliance that facilitates the development of engineering solutions to improve quality of life in under-served communities worldwide. Iana has guided the development of E4C’s online platform and driven content related partnerships with global technical societies, NGOs and other organizations at the intersection of technology, design and international development. ASME is also the initial founding partner of E4C.

Iana has 7 years of experience in optical instrumentation design, new product development and project management.Prior to joining ASME, she was a lead design engineer and project manager at the Research Engineering Lab in Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

Iana earned her Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Toronto. In addition to her role at ASME, Iana is currently serving as the President of the Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA) NY Professional Chapter and Public Health Lead for a Potable Water Supply project in western Kenya.

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