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IEEE SIGHT Webinar: Constructing a strong SIGHT project proposal – ¡en español!

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Preparing high-quality SIGHT proposals is one of the key elements that provides vitality, resource mobilization, and experience reinforcement in IEEE SIGHT groups. Usually, project proposals are rejected for funding because they lack the relevant information and details stated in the Request for Proposals (RFP) or guidelines. Join Mario Aleman and Rosa Mejia as they discuss topics and best practices that will help you prepare successful project proposals. This webinar will be presented in Spanish, as an effort to support SIGHT groups from Region 9.

Preparar propuestas de proyectos SIGHT de alta calidad es uno de los elementos claves que proveen vitalidad, movilización de recursos y refuerzo de experiencia en los grupos de IEEE SIGHT. Usualmente, las propuestas de proyectos no son seleccionadas para financiamiento porque no incluyen la información relevante y los detalles elaborados en la Solicitud para Propuestas (RFP, su siglo en ingles). Unéte a nosotros a escuchar de Mario Aleman y Rosa Mejía mientras conversan sobre temas y mejores prácticas que le van a ayudar preparar propuestas de proyectos existosas. Este webinar será presentado en español para apoyar a los grupos SIGHT de la Región 9.

About the Presenters:

Mario Aleman is a Senior Member from IEEE Nicaragua Section and subcommittee member of the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC). He supported the creation of the first SIGHT groups in Region 9, and has contributed to the vitality of SIGHT as a former Steering Committee member.

In addition, Aleman has professional experience and research in the field of solar technology, energy efficiency, and community development. Currently, he serves as President for “Ciencia y Desarrollo Nicaragua”: A non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of science and development in underserved communities. Aleman received the 2015 IEEE MGA Leadership Award and other recognitions from different organizations as a young social entrepreneur.




Rosa Mejia is an electrical engineer who graduated from the Central American University José Simeón Cañas of El Salvador, specializing in renewable energy and photovoltaic systems. She has a master’s degree in business administration and another in logistics and international trade. Mejia currently works for a private company in photovoltaic project management.

An IEEE member since 2006, Mejia was the recipient of the IEEE Volunteer of the Year Award Section El Salvador in 2017. Now she actively volunteers with IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE), IEEE Power and Energy Society (PES) and the PES Women in Power (WiP) initiative to foster a more diverse leadership by supporting the career advancement, networking and education of women in the energy industry. Mejia is also a member of this year’s SIGHT Education Subcommittee.

When & Where:

Date: Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm EDT (convert to your time)

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June 19
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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