Welcome to the IEEE Societies and Communities Blog! This blog contains the latest breaking news from IEEE’s technical societies and humanitarian initiatives. IEEE society members help support these programs and initiatives through their membership and volunteering.

IEEE Societies
There are 38 technical societies within IEEE, each dedicated to advancing technology in a specific field or fields.

IEEE Humanitarian Technology Challenge
The IEEE Humanitarian Technology Challenge, or HTC, is a part of Engineering for Change, in which IEEE is a supporter. Engineering for Change provides a forum to connect, collaborate, solve challenges and share knowledge among a growing community of engineers, technologists, social scientists, NGOs, local governments and community advocates, who are dedicated to improving the quality of life all over the world.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) (“Eye-triple-E”) is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE and its members inspire a global community through IEEE’s highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities. The IEEE is a non-profit organization.