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Redefining ROI to “Return on Impact” Is His Lifelong Goal!

Pictured above, Levy at Birthplace of Silicon Valley, Mountain View, CA On Sunday, 24 September 2023, Levy Gerzberg woke up early to make the trip from his home in Los…

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Finding Fulfillment Through Volunteering and Giving Back to Fellow Life Members

Peter M. Silverberg, PE, is an IEEE Life Senior Member who supported the IEEE Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT) program in 2023. His gift to the SIGHT program,…

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2024 New Directors Join the Board

As the IEEE Foundation winds down its 50th anniversary year and begins the new year, we celebrate the addition of two new Directors to lead the efforts of the Foundation…

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EPICS in IEEE Positively Impacting Access and Abilities

More than 15 percent of the world’s population (about 1 billion people) live with disabilities, such as hearing, vision, mental health or mobility challenges. EPICS in IEEE engaged the ingenuity…

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ONSEMI AWARDS A GRANT TO TRYENGINEERING

onsemi’s mission is to drive disruptive innovations to help build a better future. With a focus on automotive and industrial end-markets, the company’s work includes vehicle electrification and safety, sustainable…

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#IEEEGivingTuesday Breaks a New Record with US$178,000+ in Donations

Each year, the strength and generosity of the IEEE and IEEE Foundation community continues to grow; and 2023 was no exception. Nearly 550 donors generously gave a combined US$178,000 on…

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“PROVING GROUND” by Kathy Kleiman Wins 2023 Middleton Award

Proving Ground: The Untold Story of the Six Women Who Programmed the World’s First Modern Computer (2022, Grand Central Publishing, New York) was selected as the winner of the 2023…

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The 2023 Giving Guide: Impact and Philanthropy

Have you ever pondered how IEEE makes such a large impact? The main reasons are the generosity of individuals, IEEE Members and Friends and their donations to the IEEE Foundation.…

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IEEE Smart Village Supporting Underserved Communities

IEEE Smart Village (ISV) is a unique program within IEEE. ISV provides seed money with the intent to empower  people through productive use of technology, expanded educational opportunities and enterprise…

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IEEE REACH: Celebrating the Information Age

IEEE REACH’s new “Information Theory” Unit helps honor ‘Father of Information Theory’Claude E. Shannon and the importance of information theory in today’s digital era. Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan once…

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Making Waves

The 2023 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting helped celebrate diversity and upcoming leaders in the field. On 23-28 July 2023, industry professionals from…

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Word of Mouth: IEEE’s Oral Histories Program

IEEE’s Oral Histories Program celebrates 55 years of conversations with the field’s greatest pioneers On top of the milestone 50th anniversary of the IEEE Foundation in 2023, another landmark achievement…