Canadian volunteer engineering organization wins U.S. award
Engineers Without Borders Canada has been named a 2004 Tech Museum Awards Laureate. The Tech Museum of Innovation l...
Engineers Without Borders Canada has been named a 2004 Tech Museum Awards Laureate. The Tech Museum of Innovation located in San Jose, California issued 25 Laureates for the awards in September. The awards celebrate those who leverage new and existing technologies to benefit humanity. One from each Laureate category will receive a $50,000 cash honorarium at the gala dinner. There were 580 nominations, representing 80 countries.
Engineers Without Borders is a volunteer organization that helps entrepreneurs in developing countries to develop services in water and sanitation, agriculture and food processing and energy. It has sent over 100 volunteers to 25 countries around the world since 2000. In Canada, the organization has 6,000 members.
The Tech Museum Awards are intended to accelerate technological applications to improve the human condition and have recognized 75 Laureates since their inauguration in 2001.
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