IEEE SIGHT Inspires Members and Volunteers

Since the earliest days, Humanitarian Activities has been a mission of the IEEE, advancing technology for humanity. One look at the illustrious legacy of a founder, Alexander Graham Bell, and his student, wife, president of AT&T, and partner in innovation and humanitarianism, Mabel Hubbard Bell, reminds us of what is possible. They are role models…
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2019 SIGHT Week Celebration 

The 2019 IEEE SIGHT Celebration Week took place from 1 – 8 December with the aim of fostering a spirit of community for the global SIGHT network, increasing awareness of IEEE SIGHT within IEEE, and celebrating the impact SIGHT volunteers and groups made in 2019. Activities included a workshop with past funded project leaders, a…
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IEEE SIGHT 2019 Award Recipients

On behalf of the 2019 SIGHT Steering Committee Chair Sampathkumar Veeraraghavan: 2019 SIGHT Volunteer of the Year Award It is a pleasure to announce that Lwanga Herbert from the IEEE Uganda Section has been chosen as the 2019 IEEE SIGHT Volunteer of the Year! Lwanga was selected to receive this award due to his outstanding contributions to IEEE SIGHT,…
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HUMANS OF IEEE SIGHT: AJAY KUMAR PODDAR

(IEEE SM 2005, IEEE Fellow 2015) Ajay Kumar Poddar graduated  in Electronics & Communication Engineering from NIT-C (National Institute of Technology Calicut), India; M. Tech (Master of Technology) from IIT-D (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi) India; Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) from TUB (Technical University Berlin), Germany; Post Doctorate (Dr.-Ing. habil) from BTU (Brandenburg Technical University) Cottbus, Germany….
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Join the 2019 IEEE SIGHT Celebration Week from 1 – 8 December!

The 2019 IEEE SIGHT Celebration Week has been organized to foster a spirit of community for the global SIGHT network, increase awareness of IEEE SIGHT within IEEE, and celebrate the impact SIGHT volunteers and groups have made in 2019.  Please join us in celebration by organizing one of the activities suggested below, or helping to…
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Progress update on IEEE SIGHT funded Mukujju Project in Uganda

Mukujju  is a sub-county jurisdiction in the Tororo district in eastern Uganda adjacent to the Kenyan border. This year, the IEEE Uganda Section SIGHT group conducting a project titled Installation of Solar (PV) Technology at Mukujju Health center IV aimed at improving the health service delivery for the benefit of the community members within Mukujju…
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HAC-SIGHT Social Return on Investment (SROI) Workshop held in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Article written by Education Subcommittee Chair Pali Singh October 24, 2019 A workshop on Social Return on Investment (SROI) was conducted for IEEE Region 9 volunteers on 12 – 13 October 2019 in Guayaquil, Ecuador by Niru Prakash Kumar, Chair of the 2019 HAC Projects Committee, Mario Aleman, Member of the HAC Assessment Committee, and…
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HUMANS OF IEEE SIGHT: Nirupama Prakash Kumar

Nirupama Prakash Kumar is currently serving as the 2019 IEEE Humanitarian Activity Committee (HAC) Projects Chair. Outside of IEEE, Nirupama Prakash Kumar works as a Sr. Product Manager at Microgrids. She has shared her thoughts and experience with SIGHT in an interview with the SIGHT Communications Chair, Celia Shahnaz.   What inspired you to join…
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2019 YESIST – Age of Innovation

The United Nations has identified seventeen Sustainable Development Goals for creating awareness on the proper utilization of resources and creating awareness on the responsibility of the people in preserving these resources.  IEEE YESIST12 (Youth Endeavors for Social Innovation Using Sustainble Technology) 2019 – Age of Innovation is an International Talent Show organised on the themes…
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