News Category: Donor Impact

TJ Rodgers

A Spark of Philanthropy to Inspire Future Generations

Dr. T.J. Rodgers’ contribution to support the IEEE SSCS- James D. Meindl Memorial Educational Fund was driven both by his respect for his mentor, Professor James D. Meindl, and his…

Janet And Ted Saad

Honoring Her Father’s Legacy

Janet E. Saad began donating to the IEEE Foundation in 2014 to honor her father’s memory and long-standing relationship with the organization. Janet’s father, Ted Saad, was a pioneer in…

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Celebrating a Diverse Set of Innovators – Expanding the IEEE Heritage Circle

The IEEE Heritage Circle is the cumulative giving donor recognition program of the IEEE Foundation. It recognizes the indomitable philanthropic spirit of those who have compassionately given to IEEE and…

Lisa Su

Lisa Su Donates Cash Prize in Support of Women

This article is an edited excerpt of the “AMD’s Lisa Su Breaks Through the Silicon Ceiling” article, published 24 September 2021 in IEEE’s The Institute. When Lisa Su became CEO…

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Jon C. Taenzer Memorial Fund: Supporting Positive Initiatives Worldwide

Generosity can often have positive and far-reaching effects — and this has never been more clearly demonstrated than by the indelible impact the legacy of Jon C. Taenzer, through the…

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Forever Generous: Your IEEE Legacy

With the goal of benefiting humanity, the IEEE Foundation locks arms with donors to enable more than 250 IEEE programs, advancing technology and solving the world’s greatest challenges. Benefiting humanity…

Peter J. Wild IEEE

Helping IEEE Preserve History

According to Peter J. Wild, his more than 50-year affiliation with IEEE has proven invaluable to his career. “I became a member of IEEE after completing my studies as an…

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Growing the Engineers of the Future

In 2022, Peter W.  Sauer, long-time IEEE volunteer who was better known in IEEE circles as ‘Pete’, was presented with the IEEE Nikola Tesla Award for his contributions to dynamic modeling and…

Bahman Hovieda IEEE

Empowering Others to do Their Very Best

During the 2022 IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Transmission and Distribution Conference & Exposition (T&D), Bahman Hovieda was everywhere: being recognized at the opening ceremony, speaking at a special luncheon for donors…

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Giving Back to Support Students

In 2022, John Undrill, an IEEE Life Fellow and long-time IEEE Foundation donor, was awarded the IEEE Herman Halperin Electric Transmission and Distribution Award, for “contributions to the development of analytical…