Haley Meisburger
Haley Meisburger Mechanical Designer at Glumac
University of Portland, 2019, B.S. Mechanical Engineering

“As a Grand Challenge Scholar, I focused my work around the diverse aspects that contribute to the joy of living for individuals. Doing this allowed me to travel to a secondary school for girls in Malawi, install a toilet for a household in Ghana, study abroad in lively Austria, work on creative solutions to the problem of houselessness in Portland, and work on a clean cooking stove for women in Ghana. I have had the opportunity to learn about what makes people happy and understand now a large part is through a sense of hope for one's future. Being a GCS helped me to gain my current position because of my ability to now look at a problem from different perspectives.”