Podcast: Siemens CEO Barbara Humpton on What’s Humanly Possible

Feb 24, 2020

by ASME.org

From clean energy and climate action to good health and quality education, Siemens has been at the forefront of supporting and advancing United Nation’s sustainable development goals for 2030. In this episode of ASME TechCast, Barbara Humpton, CEO of Siemens USA, talks about the role digital technology plays in building a sustainable world and improving lives. She also offers advice to young engineers on how they can get involved in addressing some of the biggest challenges facing humankind.

Siemens and Engineering for Change recently announced a new call-to-action for socially minded engineers and hardware innovators to address two of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals—zero hunger and clean water. The program is called Innovate for Impact: Siemens Design Challenge, and it is a competition that gives individuals the opportunity to develop solutions to address fundamental human needs for clean water and adequate food supply.

To learn more about these important global challenges, and to access online training, review best practices, case studies in human centered design, and to submit criteria for the Challenge, visit http://bit.ly/InnovateForImpact. Applications open on March 4.

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