2020 SIGHT Volunteer of the Year
The 2020 SIGHT Volunteer of the Year is Ronny Cabrera Tituana, Founder of the IEEE Ecuador Section SIGHT Group.
Mr. Cabrera was selected to receive this award due to his outstanding contributions to IEEE SIGHT, his fellow volunteers, and his local underserved community. He led the 2019 SIGHT-funded project “Nabon Network Project”; “IEEE Ecuador 2019 Summer Camps” funded by Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC) Events; the “HACKTECH COVID-19” project funded by HAC/SIGHT in 2020; and was the organizer and speaker at project-related workshops held by the IEEE Ecuador Section and other SIGHT Groups in his country. Mr. Cabrera was the founder and first Chair of the IEEE Ecuador Section SIGHT Group in 2018, and supported the formation of two other Student Branch SIGHT Groups in Ecuador in 2019. Additionally, he organized and let a workshop on Social Return on Investment, and other trainings on project management and sustainable solutions for humanity for his group members.
2019 SIGHT Volunteer of the Year
The 2019 SIGHT Volunteer of the Year is Lwanga Herbert, Chair of the IEEE Uganda Section SIGHT Group.
Mr. Herbert was selected to receive this award due to his outstanding contributions to IEEE SIGHT, his fellow volunteers, and his local underserved community. He led a SIGHT funded project at the Mukujju Health Center; presented on SIGHT at both the IEEE PES/IAS 2019 PowerAfrica Conference and the 2019 IEEE RADIO Conference; served as a member of the SIGHT Operations Subcommittee; and volunteered as a project proposal reviewer. It is easy to see how Mr. Herbert has made a positive impact in his SIGHT group, exhibiting constant dedication and commitment to furthering the IEEE SIGHT mission.