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EWB’s Chapter Highlights & Achievements 2014-2015

A panel discussion exploring Canada’s international development policy

Can Canada Commit

Some of the questions discussed were: What are the strengths and weaknesses of Canada’s international development policy? Is co-operation between international governments and NGOs important to development?

Featured panelists included:

Joyce Murray, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Quadra
Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre
Philippe Le Billon, PhD., UBC Geography Professor
Nate Lepp, Executive Director of ACTS


Fair Trade Breakfasts serving many many happy people

Rushat FT Pankcake Breakfast


Global Engineering and Acumen Student Salon

ewb acumen salon

Acumen is an organization that is committed to changing how the world tackles poverty. The event was a guided discussion around the topic of “Failure” as Failure is a really important concept in Engineering and in Development


Global Lounge Impact lab

Inside Global Lounge

The Impact Lab is a day of student-led workshops hosted by our Global Lounge clubs. Here, UBC students can examine the cultures and identities of all the connected clubs and by this exposure, lead themselves to long term success.


Madzi ndi Moyo: A Discussion and Dinner on Water Development in Malawi

Madzi ndi Moyo

This picture is from the signing of Memorandum’s of Understanding between the Area Development Committee of Sitola and the District Water Development Office of Machinga


Youth Venture Presentations to various high schools in Vancouver

Youth Venture Presentations


EWB Vancouver-wide Pour a Pint for Poverty

Pour a Pint


Conflict free hour


Fair Trade week Meet your Maker event


Multicultural Gala where EWB won 1st place for their cultural Ghanian groundnut stew and even the Dean even came back for seconds!

Multicultural gala stew