Cathy Leslie, P.E., F.ASCE
Ms. Leslie is a licensed Civil Engineer in Colorado with over twenty years of experience in the design and management of civil engineering projects. After ten years as Civil Engineering Manager at Tetra Tech, Inc., she has assumed the role of Executive Director of Engineers Without Borders – USA, a position she held on a volunteer basis for six years.
Ms. Leslie began her work in developing countries as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Stationed in Nepal, she developed solutions related to drinking water and sanitation projects. During the last 20 years, whether working in corporate engineering or nonprofit international development, Ms. Leslie has developed and utilized her technical interests in creating solutions for engineering projects that integrate the needs of the client along with the sustainable needs of the environment. As Executive Director of EWB-USA, Ms. Leslie uses her organizational and project management skills to ensure that the volunteer organization can fulfill its mission and vision.
Ms. Leslie’s responsibilities include the oversight of the national office of EWB-USA and the oversight of the diverse programs within EWB-USA, including international and domestic engineering projects, development of appropriate technology, and education programs.