New Volunteers Workshop in IEEE Section El Salvador

The first workshop of New Volunteers in SIGHT was held on February 24th in the Offices of IEEE Section El Salvador. Among the 24 attendees were students and Young Professionals. The students were encouraged to form groups in the student branches and to continue with the work already done. The workshop was given by Rosa…
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Lighting The Unelectrified Regions Of Underserved Communities

This project was organised by the IEEE SIGHT Volunteers of Madras Section along with PSNA College of Engineering and an NGO – LITTER OF LIGHT, which object is to light up the dark regions across the globe. The team made a survey visit to the Sirumalai, a reserved forest area which is located at Dindigul District,…
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SS12 Project Competition and Maker Fair 2017

SS12 is a Coding and Making Challenge jointly organized by Madras IEEE Education Society, Project Possibility and REAL Breakthrough. It is hosted in partnership with IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee, Societies, sections, Universities and leading technology industry companies. This year the challenge was conducted to recognize the best social innovation application on the theme given: ‘EDUCATION…
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2017 Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Activity Award Recipients

The Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Activity Award recognizes both outstanding sections and outstanding individuals for the work they have contributed towards humanitarian technology. The recipients this year are IEEE Karachi Section and Shaikh Anowarul Fattah. We would like to thank Mr. Fattah and the IEEE Karachi Section for inspiring us all to make a lasting impact…
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2017 MGA Young Professionals Achievement Award

Each year, the MGA Young Professionals Achievement Award recognizes individuals who have had substantive projects or achievements that are relatively short in nature (about 1-3 years) but have left a lasting impact on IEEE Young Professionals.This year, two winners are two IEEE SIGHT volunteers. The winners of the 2017 MGA YP awards go to Anis Ben…
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All IEEE Young Engineers’ Humanitarian Challenge

All IEEE Young Engineers’ Humanitarian Challenge (AIYEHUM), organized by the IEEE Region 10 (Asia-Pacific), is a project competition where young scientists and engineers identify a community problem, develop technological solutions to address them and eventually implement it with the support provided by the IEEE R10. The principal objective of AIYEHUM is to inspire young professionals/engineers…
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SIGHT USAC – Smart Seedbed Project

    Underserved communities often face obstacles everyday that can be overcome with the help of technology. The communities of Tzununá, Pajomel and Chuitzanchaj were all facing a similar issue; tomato plants were growing in the soil but the seeds were not sprouting. The farmers of these communities located in Sololá, Guatemala had to travel…
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Strategies for Growth and Impact in Region 8

By Alexandros Osana, IEEE Region 8 HuAC Chair and Ruba Aburub, IEEE Region 8 HuAC Outreach Team Leader On October 2015 I was sitting at the back of a large conference room in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where the IEEE Region 8 Meeting was taking place. Costas Stasopoulos, the now ex-director, was making his semester report about…
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