Tag Archives: EWB

Who is Dorothy? (Part 2-2)

As of July 16th, I have been back in Montreal moving into the next chapter of my life. Despite the long blog hiatus since then, I will now be continuing the blog from back home, as there is much about … Continue reading

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Who is Dorothy (Part 2-1)

As of July 16th, I have been back in Montreal moving into the next chapter of my life. Despite the long blog hiatus since then, I will now be continuing the blog from back home, as there is much about … Continue reading

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Video – Le leadership au Burkina Faso

Qu’est-ce qu’un leader? Quels sont vos rêves pour le Burkina Faso? Pour vous? Une petite vidéo sur le programme de leadership burkinabé. Qu’en pensez-vous? p.s. La citation à la fin est traduite de l’anglais et je sais que j’ai commis … Continue reading

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Hints of a Revolt – Part 3

Hi everyone! For those following closely, I’m really sorry, I thought I’d make it to the end of the “Hints of a Revolt” entry in 3 parts, but it looks like it’ll be 2 more (shorter, bite-sized) parts + an … Continue reading

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Redeparture

The captain slowly taxies our plane around the runway to the designated location; we’ve been going around for a little while now. It’s a good time to reflect but I’d rather let my mind go numb just now – my … Continue reading

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Good Development – How? Why?

“You are Canadian. How is Canada going to help us develop? Now that you have come here, how are you going to help us?” … What do you answer to that? Continue reading

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Who is Dorothy? (Part 1)

When I first joined Engineers Without Borders, the first thing that struck me was the incredible people I was working with: passionate, critical, tireless. The second was that I had found an organisation with values that so closely matched my … Continue reading

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Internet on a Bus

Consider this: My first blog post is being written on a comfortable double-decker bus traveling from Montreal to Toronto, as I make my way towards a week of pre-departure training for a 4-month placement with Engineers Without Borders Canada (EWB) … Continue reading

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