Bridges to Prosperity

Author: Avery Bang

Date published

23 January 2018

Price
Free
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Bridges to Prosperity

Case Study
Date published

23 January 2018

Author

Avery Bang

Price

Free

Author

Avery Bang

Learn about the technical challenges faced by Bridges to Prosperity (B2P), a non-profit organisation with projects in over 18 countries on four continents.

B2P partners with bridge engineering and construction experts to develop safe and locally appropriate technologies. The organisation builds cable-supported bridges over impassable rivers, providing invaluable support to rural communities through access to healthcare, education, and market opportunities.

The lecture also looks at collaboration with industry experts in both the design process and on-site in some of the most remote communities in the world.

Speaker

Avery Bang is the President and CEO of B2P. Under her leadership, B2P has reached nearly one million people around the world.

Supported by

The Technical Lecture Series is supported by Trimble.

 

Additional information

Format:
Video
Video Length:
01:00:52
Publisher:
IStructE

Tags

Case Study Technical Lecture Series Bridge Humanitarian & International Development Cable Video

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