Meet Our Team
Destin is a 5th-year Civil Engineering student with a Certificate in Sustainability, and he is one of our Co-Presidents this year. He joined EIA 4-years ago because he loves bridges, and he is still here today because of the impact EIA has on the underserved communities around the world. Beyond that, he is fascinated by what we can learn from the communities we work with, and he is looking forward to what the coming year has in store! Once Destin graduates, he wants to pursue a career in structural engineering while staying active in the realm of international development.
Maggie is a 5th-year Environmental Engineering student and she is one of our Co-Presidents this year. She joined EIA because she is passionate about sustainable development and EIA's mission. She is also greatful to be apart of the unique work EIA does. When Maggie graduates she hopes to continue working with EIA, or another organization, that helps spread knowledge and resources to communities in need around the world.
Yuelin, Team Ambassador
Yuelin is a graduated Civil Engineer who is this year's Team Ambassador. Yuelin has been apart of EIA for many years, and she joined because she was amazed that something so simple, that we take for granted everyday, can create such a significant impact. She was and still is inspired by EIA's dedication to making a difference and creating connections with communities. Now that Yuelin is graduated, she hopes to work in an interdisciplinary envrionment witin preventative health.
Sarah is a 4th-year Civil Engineering Student and is one of our Communications Co-Leads. Sarah joined EIA because she wanted to use her marketing and engineering experience to contribute to EIA's mission: providing safe access and essential services for all! After gruaduating, Sarah wants to work in urban planning/city design as well as travel to world!
Hana is a 4th-year Environmental Engineering student with a certificate in Sustainability, and she is one of our Communication Co-Leads. Hana joined EIA because she wanted to learn about other cultures and travel while also gaining engineering experiene. Once she graduates, Hana plans to travel and then find a job related to waste diversion, sustainability, or conservation.
Kyra, Design/Outreach Team Member
Kyra is a 4th year Civil/Environmental Engineering Student, and she is a Design Team member working in the Outreach Division. Kyra joined EIA because she thinks EIA's work can do a lot of good for people in underserved communities. Everyone should have access to necessities such as healthcare, education, job security, and clean water, and all it takes is to build a bridge. When Kyra graduates she hopes to work in Sustainability because she wants to leave a green and clean Earth for her kids and grandkids.
Daniel, Fundraising Lead
Daniel is a 5th-year Civil Engineering Student and this year's Fundraising Lead. He joined EIA because he wanted to use his degree to do something good in the world, and working with EIA is one way to do this. When Daniel graduates he hopes to work in a field where he can be a part of solving issues such as climate change, water scarcity, and reliable energy production.
Ryan, Finance Lead
Ryan is a 4th-year Civil/Environmental Engineering student who is this year's Finance Lead. Ryan joined EIA because he thought it would be a great chance to explore the world and form friendships while doing valuable work for others. When he graduates he hopes to work in a challenging and rewarding engineering position in Calgary or elsewhere.
David, Operations Lead
David is a 5th-year Civil/Environmental Engineering student and he is our Operations Lead. David joined EIA because of a recommendation made by a friend who had an awesome experience travelling to Bolivia and assisting in Alberta's first solo bridge build. When David heard that story and learned about the impact it had he was inspired to learn more about EIA and the club. David was lucky enough to be a part of our travel team in 2019, so he has seen firsthand the amazing work EIA is doing. When David graduates he wants to continue helping communities and supporting global welfare.
Sofia, Remote Monitoring Team Member
Sofia is a 3rd-year Civil Engineering student who is a part of our Remote Monitoring team. Sofia joined EIA because she wanted to be able to use her knowledge to impact the lives of as many people as she can. She wants to practice Engineering with Decency by listening to individual's needs and meeting their expectation. Her dream job after graduation is helping bring clean water to remote areas or areas affected by natural disasters. Alternatively, she would enjoy working towards developing a renewable form of natural gas.
Bradley, Design Team Member
Bradley is a 3rd-year Civil Engineering student who is a member of our Design Team. He joined EIA because it seemed like a perfect fit for him. Not only does he get real-world Engineering experience, but he also gets to be a part of a team that works to make a difference in the lives of others. When Bradley graduates he wants to pursue a career in Civil Engineering, and he also wants to continue volunteering with EIA so he can share the knowledge he has gained throughout his university journey.
Krystal, Fundraising Team Member
Krystal is in her 2nd-year of Engineering and is a member of our Fundraising team. Krystal joined EIA because she really connected with EIA's vision, and she has a desire to contribute her talents to building a brighter future for communities all over the world. When she graduates she wants to give back to all the people that have helped her along the way.
Nicole, Design Team Member
Nicole is in her 3rd-year of Civil Engineering and she is one of our Design Team members. She joined EIA because she wanted to learn more about design while also being able to help other communities from around the world. She loves that she can apply the knowledge she has gained throughout her degree to projects that help solve issues different communities are facing. After Nicole graduates, she wants to continue working on projects similar to EIA's, and she wants to pursue a career in either Structural or Construction Engineering.
Kaylee, Design Team Member
Kaylee is a 3rd-year Civil Engineering student and she is a member of our Design Team. Kaylee joined EIA because she wanted to use her education to give back to communities across the globe. When she graduates she hopes to work in the structural engineering field. She would also love to work in an organization similar to EIA called Engineers Without Borders.
Gioele, Design Team Lead
Gioele is a 4th-year Civil Engineering student and he is our Design Team Lead. He joined EIA because he loves taking an idea and turning it into reality. He also appreciates how EIA seeks and takes action, and he believes any step that is taken to help a community in need, no matter the magnitude, will greatly impact the lives of others. Once Gioele graduates the grind will not stop for him as he looks forward to a master's degree in Structural Engineering. He also looks forward to receiving the famous iron ring!
Hatem, Fundraising Team Member
Hatem is a 5th-year Mining Engineering student and he is one of our Design Team members. Hatem joined EIA because he is passionate about the work the organization does and the approach it takes to helping communities in need. After graduation, Hatem seeks to challenge himself by moving somehwere he has never been before.
Carina, Fundraising Team Memeber
Carina is a 5th-year Neuroscience student with a Certificate in Sustainability, and she is a member of our Fundraising Team. Carina joined EIA because she found the group's work inspiring. She is particularly interested in the connection EIA makes with the communities the bridges get built-in. When she graduates she plans to research neurodegenerative diseases or work in special education.
Hamna, Design Team Member
Hamna is a 5th-year Civil Engineering student and she is a member of our Design Team. Hamna joined EIA because she strives to make a difference in the world, and she enjoys working on projects that assist the less fortunate. She also believes that working with EIA is a great way to make friends and be a part of a team. After graduation, Hamna wants to try out several different interdisciplinary jobs that help change the world and make it a better place (whether that be saving the environment, building houses, or working with infrastructure). She wants to use ger knowlede and resources to make a positive impact.