Eric Wilburn: Project Manager


Eric_Wilburn_300Eric first became involved with The Lost Mountain project during the May 2014 expedition to Mt. Namuli where he played the role of logistical mastermind, translator and community liaison. Eric served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique from 2012 – 2014 working as an 11th Grade Physics teacher. During his service, he constructed a library at a local primary school, implemented a community led literacy program and served as the National Coordinator of the National Science and HIV/AIDS Prevention Fair. He has since become more involved and is now serving as the Project Manager for The Lost Mountain project. He will start graduate school this fall in the Environmental Engineering Department at Stanford University. With the help of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship he was awarded this spring, his research focus will be on water and sanitation in the developing world. An outdoorsman, adventurist and avid ultimate frisbee player, Eric brings a passion for the environment, a strong scientific background, an understanding of Mozambican culture and community development experience to the team.