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An interactive session on Creating Change through Humanitarian Engineering, Thursday, 30 July 2015, 6-8 pm, @ ATC-205, Swinburne University, Hawthorn.

30 July, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Indian Institutes of Technology Alumni Victoria

invite you to an interactive session on

Creating Change through Humanitarian Engineering

by

Rasika Mohan

Director of Development Partnerships

Engineers Without Borders

 Thursday, 30 July 2015, 6-8 pm

Room ATC-205, ATC Bldg, Level 2, Entrance on Burwood Road, Hawthorn

Swinburne University, Hawthorn Campus*

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) has over a decade of experience in engaging the private technical and engineering sectors in developing and leading community development projects across South and South East Asia. EWB is an award winning provider of innovative and engaging engineering education programs, a DFAT supported provider of technical assistance programs to developing communities, and a pioneer in developing and trialling innovative technical and market based solutions to solve problems.

 

EWB conducts field based programs with 6 Aboriginal communities, and with a range of community partner organisations in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Cambodia and Timor Leste on issues relating to water and sanitation access, renewable technology, education, sustainable infrastructure, climate change and resilience, and social entrepreneurship. The benefits of taking a collective impact based approach to work (i.e. the government, community, and private sectors need to come together to facilitate sustainable change for communities) and the role of engineers and scientists in such activities will be discussed.


 
Rasika Mohan PhotoRasika Mohan brings over 10 years of experience in successfully delivering impactful programs in international development, fundraising, banking and finance, and information technology sectors. She spent several years managing IT, business and transformation programs at ANZ before taking off on a volunteering journey with EWB in 2011. Over the following year, Rasika worked as EWB’s South Asia Field Officer and continued to volunteer with EWB upon her return. After a brief stint in the fundraising sector, Rasika returned to EWB where she spearheads their work in the community development and social business space, and strives every day to create shared value for the private and community sectors. Rasika has a double degree in finance and software engineering, and a Masters in Environment (majoring in international development).




Pre- registration essential by 26 July 2015. To register, RSVP to mail@iitav.org.au

Enquiries: Raj Rajakumar (0432 474 385), Dilip Desai (Mob: 0400 428 714 ).

We look forward to your attendance and participation,

IITAV Management Committee

 

Details

Date:
30 July, 2015
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Swinburne University,
Room ATC-205, ATC Bldg, Level 2, Entrance on Burwood Road, Hawthorn Australia

Organizer

Raj Rajakumar
Phone:
0432 474 385
Email:
mail@iitav.org.au