How Engineers Will Save the World | Anthony Fasano | TEDxBergenCommunityCollege

How Engineers Will Save the World | Anthony Fasano | TEDxBergenCommunityCollege

Climate change. Lack of clean water. Failing infrastructure. These are just a few of the biggest challenges our faces today. Unfortu- nately, these are challenges that if not solved, could end civilization, as we know it. But that’s not going happen. Why? Because are going to the world; but not without YOUR help. Less and less children in the United States are going to school for engineering. Why? They don’t think it is an exciting career. They often choose finance over engineering because the stereotype is that engineers are nerds with pocket protectors. Not true. In this inspirational talk, civil engineer and author, , will dispel all myths about engineering being a nerdy or boring profession.

Anthony Fasano, PE, is a licensed engineer, published author, and STEM advocate. He has authored a bestselling Wiley published book titled Engineer Your Own Success, started two top rated iTunes podcasts for engineers, and serves as the Executive Director of the non-profit organization, The New York State Society of Professional Engineers. He has spoken for
thousands of engineers and engineering students, inspiring them to be the best they can be.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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