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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IEEE Radio and Antenna Days of Indian Ocean (RADIO 2019)

Written by: Lwanga Herbert, Uganda Section SIGHT The IEEE Radio and Antenna Days of the Indian Ocean (RADIO) 2019 international conference was held on Reunion Island from 23 to 26 September 2019. The conference was attended by participants from around the world: Australia, Canada, China, Europe, India, Japan, Mauritius, Reunion Island, Saudi Arabia, South Africa,…
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IEEE Women in Engineering International Leadership Summits (WIE ILS19) 30 & 31 August 2019, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

The IEEE Women in Engineering (WiE) International Leadership Summit – 2019 organised by IEEE Women in Engineering Affinity Group of IEEE Bangalore Section, had a Vibrant Start on 30th August here  at Sterling’s Mac, Bengaluru. These summits held around the world provide regional opportunities to foster diversity in the workplace, networking, mentorship, and collaboration, their…
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HAC Education Workshop at IEEE SPAC 2019

North South University IEEE Student Branch in collaboration with IEEE Bangladesh Section organized a HAC Education Workshop on Socio-technical Impact Analysis of Humanitarian Technology Projects at the IEEE Student Professional Awareness Conference (SPAC). The interactive workshop was held on 2 August, 2019 and conducted by Prof. Dr. Shaikh Fattah, Education Chair, IEEE Humanitarian Activity Committee…
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ICCCMLA 2019 Organizes Humanitarian Technology Project Design Workshop

On the first day of the International Conference on Cybernetics, Cognition and Machine Learning Applications (ICCCMLA) 2019, Prof. Dr. Shaikh Fattah, HAC Education Chair conducted a humanitarian technology project design workshop focusing on sustainable development and Social Return on Investment (SROI). Approximately 40 participants, both professionals and students, attended the workshop and were very much…
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HAC & SIGHT Chairs attend PES & IAS PowerAfrica Conference 2019

HAC Chair Kartik Kulkarni and SIGHT Chair Sampath Veeraraghavan attended the PowerAfrica Conference from 20 – 23 August in Abuja, Nigeria. Mr. Kulkarni organized a panel on “Impact Assessment: Design and Diagnostic” in which Mr. Veeraraghavan participated, along with HAC & SIGHT Project Leader Mr. Lwanga Herbert and Founder & Executive Director of Africa Development…
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