World Economic Forum Annual Meeting
January 22, 2015
Elizabeth Hausler Strand will present as part of a panel at the session “The Studio: Redesigning Infrastructure”, which will explore solutions for sustainable infrastructure with creators, innovators and entrepreneurs.
December 4, 2014. “In Haiti, Rebuilding with Earthquake Resilience in Mind” by Justin Gerdes
Noll Tufani, Country Director in Haiti, explains why Build Change focuses on retrofitting in Port-au-Prince.
Women of Influence – Fall 2014
June 4, 2014. “The Rise of Social Enterprise” by Rhea Seymour
Elizabeth Hausler Strand discusses Build Change and its emphasis on empowering women and encouraging women engineers. Read the article.
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