Each year the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation receives hundreds of nominations for it’s Top 30 Under 30 Magazine, which highlights exceptional young individuals in Alberta and the Global South who are making a difference around the world. Yazan Kawar (1T0, MEng 1T1) has made the 2016 list.
For 10 years, Kawar has worked with Engineerings Without Borders using social innovation to solve complex poverty issues. He’s played many roles in the organization, including Chapter President, and spent five months in Ghana supporting a Business Development Services Africa venture helping mechanize soap-making to increase efficiency and profits for locals. He’s passionate about working with locals as partners to empower local projects. Read more.