Dear friends of SIGCHI,

SIGCHI is looking for nominations for the SIGCHI Social Impact Awards 
chair. Please see here for information on the nomination process:

For general information on SIGCHI awards, see here

If you are interested in serving in this role, please complete the short 
nomination form below. If you know of someone who may be a good 
candidate that you think we should reach out to, you can indicate that 
here as well. If you know multiple people, you can fill this form out as 
many times as you need. The selection will be made by the SIGCHI Awards 
chair and voted on by the SIGCHI EC.

Here is an explanation of the position’s responsibilities and requisite 


Each year SIGCHI recognizes an individual who has had a profound and 
sustained impact in improving society and people’s lives through 
understanding, shaping, designing and developing technology, systems and 
policy. The role of the Social Impact Awards Chair is to provide 
leadership for the Social Impact Awards committee through assigning 
nominations to the committee for review, facilitating the committee 
meetings and decision process, and contacting awardees. The position 
will start in 2020 and the term will be three years. It is a fairly low 
time commitment and most of the time commitment will occur between 
November and February.

Required skills:

     A well-established record in the SIGCHI community
     Demonstrated integrity and leadership
     Good organizational and team management skills
     (Preferred) Contributions in research or practice to the wellbeing 
of society and people

Further information:

Best regards,

Your SIGCHI team

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