Who are the volunteers behind the projects?
Kasturi was born and raised in Mumbai, India, studied in the UK for a little while and then in the US to earn her undergraduate degree in physics from Princeton. There she discovered a passion for water.
Kasturi, what's your day job?
I work in climate research at Climate Central and Columbia University, for instance researching extreme climate events across the world and modeling climate impact. Actually, some of my work has explored the current drought in Kenya.
What's your role in EWB?
What made you first join EWB?
What’s your favorite thing about EWB?
What’s the biggest challenge with EWB?
How do you balance your time between your day job and volunteering with EWB?
By burning the midnight oil and prioritising
How has EWB impacted your life?
It gives my life more purpose, has broadened and deepened my world view, fostered very meaningful friendships, helped me discover a passion, was the beginnings of inspiration for my thesis, has shown me what I can and can't do ... I could keep going!
What's next for you?
We begin work on our implementation reports while planning more exciting fundraisers in New York City!
What would you say to people who want to get involved?
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and just come to a meeting. Ours is a fast-paced and dynamic project but with a fun-loving team!
Complete the sentence: How much pipe would a tank pipe if a tank could pipe to a tank?
.... Clearly outdid myself when I thought of this question ...