Recognizing the Driving Force Behind SIGGRAPH

by | 22 April 2024 | ACM SIGGRAPH

Image Credit: John Fujii © 2023 ACM SIGGRAPH

At the heart of the SIGGRAPH conference lies a vibrant and dedicated community of volunteer leaders. This diverse group, comprising of students, young professionals, industry veterans, and everywhere in between, represents the best in class of computer graphics and interactive techniques. April is National Volunteer Month. Let’s take a moment to reflect on a selection of our volunteer-centric blogs, celebrating the invaluable impact and unwavering commitment they bring to SIGGRAPH.

Volunteer Recognition Month: Where Passionate Volunteers Make Magic Happen

Dive into an exclusive interview highlighting three outstanding SIGGRAPH volunteers: Gracie Arenas Strittmatter, Kristy Pron, and Mikki Rose. These inspiring women have dedicated themselves to advancing computer graphics and interactive techniques through years of service to SIGGRAPH. Here, they share personal insights, the impact of their volunteer work, and offer advice for those looking to engage. Read now.

Shine a Light on Our SIGGRAPH 2022 Student Volunteers

Embark on a journey back to SIGGRAPH 2022, where a dedicated team of rising stars in CG, the Student Volunteers (SVs), made a significant impact during our first hybrid conference. Discover the unique perspectives and experiences of Angel Lam, Hunter Mascia, Elena Ramírez, and Luz Jimenez Vela as they recount their time at SIGGRAPH 2022. Read now.

SV to Industry: Experiences From Alumni of the Student Volunteers Program

Immerse yourself in the journey of former Student Volunteers Honei Semsar, Bektur Ryskeldiev, and Asiya Asha as they share the exciting tales of their career beginnings intertwined with the transformative impact of SIGGRAPH. Uncover their unique insights and personal journeys in an interview that unveils how SIGGRAPH shaped their early careers and played a pivotal role in their professional growth. Read now.

SV to Industry: Experiences From Alumni of the Student Volunteers Program (Part 2)

Step into the post-SIGGRAPH lives of former Student Volunteers Emma Holthouser, Ana Serrano, and Brian Michael Beams, as they share their professional journeys in industry, tech, and academia. Explore how their SIGGRAPH experiences influenced their current paths and where they stand today. Read now.

Celebrating the Women of the SIGGRAPH Student Volunteers Program: A Retrospective

Explore the experiences of four extraordinary women who led the SIGGRAPH Student Volunteer program across various conferences. Learn from Shannon Tucker (SIGGRAPH 2002), Mk Haley (SIGGRAPH 1997), Jaime Radwan (SIGGRAPH 2006), and Lyn Bartram (SIGGRAPH 1993) as they reflect on their leadership roles and the enduring influence of SIGGRAPH on their personal and professional journeys. Read now.

Celebrating the Women of the SIGGRAPH Student Volunteers Program

Celebrate the exceptional contributions of the chairs who have led the SIGGRAPH Student Volunteer program from 2011 to 2022, overseeing both the SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH Asia conferences. In this interview, we had the privilege of exploring their leadership journeys and the profound impact Student Volunteers had on their personal and professional lives. Read now.

Feeling inspired? Create a lasting impact by getting involved at SIGGRAPH.

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