June 2017


When you cross a bridge, or several bridges, to get to work, or school, or the doctor’s office, you probably don’t give it much thought. But for people in many parts of the world, just one bridge can make all the difference. If you’ve seen the IMAX film “Dream Big,” you may already recognize Avery Bang. She’s the Chief Executive Officer of Bridges to Prosperity and she’s an engineer on a mission.

In Bang’s 11 years with B2P, she has seen first-hand how infrastructure means more than just convenience. We talked to her about creativity, failure, and the life-changing power of engineering.

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