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2024 Heritage Circle Group

IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society and Former Students of James D. Meindl Honor the Late Professor and Industry Giant

Meindl’s former Ph.D. candidates and esteemed IEEE Heritage Circle donors gather at ISSCC to pay tribute to their mentor During this year’s International Solid State Circuits Conference — a global forum sponsored…

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Winner of 2024 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering Award Inspired to Donate Cash Prize

Professor Deepakraj (Deepak) Divan was named the recipient of the 2024 IEEE Medal in Power Engineering for his outstanding contributions to the technology associated with the generation, transmission, distribution, application,…

Students Demonstrate Their Ingenuity

Students Demonstrate Their Ingenuity

IEEE Foundation Supports the Brown Bag Competition at the 2024 IEEE Region 1 and 2 Joint Student Activities Conference On 6 April, Regions 1 and 2 jointly held their annual…

Celebrating Education Week 2024

Celebrating IEEE Education Week – 14 – 20 April 2024

Join us in celebrating Education and what it means for the IEEE community and the world in honor of IEEE Education Week! Held during the third week of April each…

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Understanding Bequests: A Simple Path to Lasting Impact

Bequests stand as a cornerstone in the world of planned giving, offering a straightforward and impactful way to support causes close to our hearts. One of the easiest ways to…

Karen Galuchie

Ask the Expert: Karen Galuchie, Executive Director, IEEE Foundation

Welcome to “Ask the Planned Giving Expert,” a series where we bring clarity to planned giving with straightforward insights from experienced professionals. Our series is dedicated to providing easy-to-understand, practical…

Inspired By The Goldsmiths

Inspired by the Goldsmiths: Leaving A Legacy

While every donor to the IEEE Goldsmith Legacy League is unique, one word and one common thread ties them together. Legacy. But what, exactly, does that mean to each of…

Great Wealth Transfer

Embracing Change and Leaving a Legacy: The Great Wealth Transfer

You have no doubt heard the axiom about life’s certainties, with birth, death and taxes on the short list. The greatest wealth transfer in history is now underway and where…

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Dedicated Volunteer and Donor Is a Catalyst for Change!

During his nearly 20 years of being an IEEE Foundation donor, John Paserba has enjoyed allocating his contributions across 10 different programs he is passionate about within IEEE.   “Recently,” shares…


TryEngineering: Fostering Next Generation of Innovators

TryEngineering has empowered educators to foster the next generation of technology innovators through STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) since 2006. As the home for IEEE’s pre-university educational resources, activities,…

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IEEE Smart Village: Empowerment through Enterprise

Just fifteen years ago, the notion of an IEEE group working to bring enterprise development to off-grid and remote communities was nascent. Today, IEEE Smart Village (ISV) stands as a…

A Wealth Of Good Navigating Donor Advised Fund Giving

A Wealth of Good: Navigating Donor Advised Fund Giving

Originally established in 1931 by the New York Community Trust and supported by John D. Rockefeller, the concept of the Donor Advised Fund (or DAF) has recently taken the nonprofit…