Engineers Without Borders-SMU is a non-profit student organization that partners with developing communities around the world to implement sustainable water, power, sanitation, and infrastructure solutions, enabling educational and economic improvement.

Driven EWB-SMU students and leaders use practical engineering to bring the classroom and hope to life through compassionate action.

EWB's Mission and Vision

Engineers Without Borders USA builds a better world through engineering projects that empower communities to meet their basic human needs and equip leaders to solve the world’s most pressing challenges.

EWB-USA’s vision is a world in which every community has the capacity to sustainably meet their basic human needs.


This, I know, is my obligation through my
personal faith and upbringing: to help my
fellow men as best I can with what tools and
venues I am given, all while taking pride and
pleasure in doing so.
— Stephen Boyd, BS Civil Engineering, SMU '14