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A Conversation with Melissa Lee, Founder and CEO of The GREEN Program

This month, ESW welcomes Melissa Lee from The GREEN Program (TGP) to the ESW blog! In addition to being the founder and CEO of The GREEN Program TGP, Melissa has received numerous awards and recognitions, including Forbes 30 Under 30, and The Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Her commitment to education and empowerment within the sustainable community has been nothing short of exceptional. In this post Melissa will provide us with some insight about the scope, goals, and accomplishments of the GREEN Program.    Read more
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Tokyo 2020 : Sustainable Initiatives

Did you know that Naomi Osaka and the team of torchbearers wore uniforms made from recycled Coca-Cola bottles during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics? The unisex T-shirts  and shorts sets were conceived by the Japanese designer Daisuke Obana. Read more
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Welcome Our New Executive Director, Thomas Loughlin!

I am excited to introduce Thomas Loughlin, our new Executive Director for Engineers for a Sustainable World. Not only does Loughlin possess a range of skills that are relevant to this position, but he also offers a strong cultural fit for ESW as an organization. Read more
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ESW Virtual Conference 2021: The Re-cap

We wrapped up ESWcon21 last month, and it was a success! From engaging sessions and innovative content, there was a lot to learn.  In case you missed it, don't worry. I am going to summarize the main points of the conference for you.   Read more
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A Conversation with the Co-founder and Chair of Climate Change AI

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Centre County residents and ESW Member Strike, Push and Plant to Make a Difference with Global Issue

Lilly Riddle of the Centre Daily Times interviews ESW’s Penn State chapter secretary Siddharth Bellad.Bellad discusses his childhood in Nigeria, which precipitated his interest in sustainability.Click here to read the interesting interview and take on sustainability by the Centre county residence.
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Christmas in COVID-19: Staying Safe While Enjoying the Season

This year’s holiday season has been unlike any other. As people are hoping to capture the Christmas spirit, one question many are asking is How do I stay safe while enjoying Christmas this year? While there’s not a simple answer to this question, there are ways that you can keep safe this Christmas and still enjoy the season. Read more
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Seattle U’s Engineers for a Sustainable World Chapter Listed Among Top 20 Sierra Magazine Cool Schools for Sustainability

  Pittsburgh, PA — October 10, 2020 — For the second consecutive year, Seattle University has been included the top 20 "Cool Schools" in the Sierra Club magazine's 2020 list. The Sierra Club magazine ranks colleges and universities according to their eco bona fides and environmental commitments. Seattle University earned spot number 20 among the 312 colleges and universities considered. Read more
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What to Know About Getting an Engineering Job Post-COVID

  The coronavirus pandemic has devastated the workforce in many different industries, with approximately 43 million Americans now out of work. Compared to pre-coronavirus, the job market is even worse for both graduates and seasoned engineers, and there are even fewer opportunities in what was already a competitive job market. As you're gearing up to apply for jobs post-coronavirus, here are some things to keep in mind regarding the state of the job market for engineers.   Read more
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ESW Addressing Racism and Divisiveness

  Engineers for a Sustainable World is deeply saddened and angered by the events in Minneapolis that led to the unnecessary death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. We unequivocally denounce racism. In the past decade or so, African Americans and people of color have lost their lives under circumstances similar to those surrounding the death of George Floyd. Systemic and institutionalized racism has become the everyday status quo. And we must work together to end this injustice.   Read more
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