JOIN THE 2019 IEEE SIGHT CELEBRATION WEEK FROM 1 – 8 DECEMBER!
The 2019 IEEE SIGHT Celebration Week has been organized to foster a spirit of community for the global SIGHT network, increase awareness of IEEE SIGHT within IEEE, and celebrate the impact SIGHT volunteers and groups have made in 2019.
The calendar of events is featured below, but be sure to follow SIGHT on its social media platforms to be the first to hear about competitions, giveaways, and opportunities!
Opportunities to Engage and Celebrate:
- There will be two different opportunities, one on Thursday 5 December and another on Friday 6 December, to win a SIGHT promotional kit for up to 10 SIGHT Group members! The first five SIGHT Group Chairs to complete this survey on how their volunteer journey has been impacted through involvement with IEEE SIGHT will win promotional items for their group!
- Encourage others to join IEEE SIGHT. Adding SIGHT to an IEEE membership is free! Non-IEEE members may also join by creating an IEEE account.
- Enter the 2019 SIGHT Celebration Week Photo & Video Contest! Send your photo or video of your SIGHT Group or SIGHT-funded project to firstname.lastname@example.org with a description of 100 – 400 words and the IEEE Photo Release Form and earn a chance to win a SIGHT branded travel mug! (Winner to be selected by the IEEE SIGHT Chair).
And this year, for the first time ever, SIGHT will be participating in Giving Tuesday on 3 December. Consider celebrating this day by making your contribution to IEEE SIGHT through the IEEE Foundation at https://give.ieeefoundation.org/sight.
Remember, however you decide to celebrate, please send in pictures or a story to email@example.com, or post on social media using the hashtag #SIGHTWeek2019.
Calendar of Events
- 1 December – Photo contest opens! Send your submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 2 December at 9:00am EST – Panel with SIGHT Project team leaders who will share their respective experiences conducting SIGHT projects and answer questions from attendees.
- 2 December at 10:00am EST – Twitter chat session led by the SIGHT Communications Committee.
- 3 December – Giving Tuesday – make an impact by supporting SIGHT financially!
- 4 December at 10:30am EST – Panel with members of the SIGHT Steering Committee. Panelists will share their experiences with SIGHT, what their Subcommittees have accomplished in 2019, and respond to questions from attendees.
- 5 December – Promotional kit giveaway for first 5 SIGHT Group Chairs that complete the volunteer engagement survey. The official start time will be announced on the SIGHT Facebook group.
- 6 December – 10:00am EST “Ask the Chair” session with SIGHT Chair Sampathkumar Veeraraghavan.
- 6 December: Promotional kit giveaway for first 5 SIGHT Group Chairs that complete the volunteer engagement survey. The official start time will be announced on the SIGHT Facebook group.
- 8 December – First ever SIGHT Volunteer of the Year and Group of the Year Award recipients will be announced!