SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology)

Introduction

IEEE places great emphasis on humanitarian technology activities. As part of a strategic effort toward member engagement, the IEEE Humanitarian Activities Committee (HAC) instituted a program called Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT). IEEE SIGHT is a global network of IEEE volunteers partnering with underserved communities and local organizations to leverage technology for sustainable development. You can learn more about IEEE SIGHT here.

 

IEEE SIGHT in Karachi

IEEE SIGHT Karachi was formed in 2013. The focus areas of SIGHT Karachi include Agriculture, Assistive Technology, Energy, ICT and general areas of humanitarian development. The geographic boundaries of the SIGHT Karachi group include the Sindh and Balochistan provinces. Below is a snapshot from the SIGHT website. You can visit the interactive map in its entirety here.

 

Some of IEEE SIGHT, Karachi activities:

 Mithi Telemedicine

Community Engagement Workshop

Powering villages, empowering communities

Contact us

We’re currently looking for people who are active, are interested in development work, and have wide networks. If you are interested in joining our team, or if you want to get in touch with us on what we’re up to, email us at h.idrees@ieee.org or parkash@ieee.org.