News Category: Volunteer

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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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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Smart Toilets for Accessible Use Within Ugandan Communities

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) provide a pledge to “leave no one behind.” This pledge brings visibility to the idea that individuals with disabilities or differing abilities should…

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A Dedicated Volunteer and Advocate for Positive Change

Lorena Garcia is currently a member of the IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) and has been a volunteer member of this group for the past eight years, which includes serving…

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The Career Guidance provided by IEEE’s Essential Resources Inspired her to Give Back Through Volunteering

Mythili Chaganti’s involvement with IEEE started as a student in India. She won an engineering essay writing contest, and the reward was a one-year student membership to IEEE. Thus, her…

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The Power of a Community Full of Contributions

By: Amanda Weissman There was once an engineering student at the University of Illinois who felt there was something missing in their academic career. He had a vision of a…

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IEEE Smart Village Invests in the Well-being of Farmers in Turkana, Kenya

In the far northwest corner of Kenya, you will find Turkana County, one of the poorest counties struggling to provide adequate food for both humans and animals. Located in equatorial…

Celebrating Four IEEE Volunteers For International Day Of Charity

Celebrating Four IEEE Volunteers for International Day of Charity

Built by the efforts of volunteers and funded by the generosity of its donors, the IEEE Foundation recognizes the International Day of Charity by celebrating four of the many people…

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Dedicated Volunteers Enable Expansion of IEEE Oral Histories

“IEEE Life Fellows: Capturing Oral History,” the IEEE History Center’s major oral history project is in full swing. This IEEE New Initiatives Committee (NIC) funded project, captures the life stories and career…