Cornell Engineers in Action

Building Bridges to Connect Communities

Our Mission and Vision

Engineers in Action empowers today's students to become tomorrow's global leaders
by building bridges with underserved communities. We envision a world in which global citizens connect
across cultures to improve quality of life and ensure geography doesn’t determine access to opportunity.

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We develop and share engineering solutions that are safe, replicable, and locally viable.

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We provide educational programs that teach footbridge construction to reach the greatest number of people in need.

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We provide opportunities for leadership development and personal growth through international collaboration.