If you're interested in what HCI entails, our chapter could be the right fit for you!
Become a member
ACM SIGCHI is a vibrant international community of 100,000 members in 190 countries. Our members look to us for resources, online courses and books, career search tools, and the opportunity to meet and network with other academic and industry professionals.
We aim to be a safe space where you can actively explore your interests and we’re here to support you. We’re looking for passionate and motivated people who believe they can add value to our community.
What can we offer to you?
Being a volunteer group built on team work and passion we believe that when you become a part of our chapter, you become a part of the dynamic changes that are transforming our world, by helping to shape the future of computing and HCI. With the help of resources from ACM, we aim to provide the tools and resources to help get you there, by advancing your career and enriching your knowledge with life-long learning resources and connections. Within Srishti, you would be connecting and communicating with individuals from every batch, working in collaboartion with them on brainstorming sessions, projects and much more.
Being part of our community can provide different benefits to different people, but in every case the main benefits you receive from being part of the community are building your leadership and teamwork skills through participating and contributing. You also gain the confidence to approach industry and academic proffessionals and converse with them on topics and research work you’re interested in and passionate about.
Becoming a part of the Srishti team will gain you following benefits:
1. Online access to Communications of the ACM, an award-winning flagship magazine covering news, practice, research highlights, and more. You will also have access to XRDS – ACM’s magazine written by and for students.
2. A discount if you subscribe to the ACM Digital Library which consists of nurmerous resources such as academic papers, research, books and much more.
3. Online Learning Center with books, courses, videos and other tools to enhance your academic development
4. Organising talks and communicating with speakers post sessions and also bringing in people you want to learn from to host in Srishti.
Become a volunteer
Our SIGCHI Chapter hosts numerous diverse events. With organisation come a lot of responsibilities which requires assistance not only from chapter members but anyone who’s willing to help!
As a volunteer, you’ll be working very closely with the committee members and understand what goes behind the scenes while planning huge events like workshops, talks, our clinics and much more. It will also help you in understanding how we work together as a team and build leadership, teamwork and communication skills. As a volunteer, you can also see if our objectives align with yours incase you’re unsure about becoming a member of our chapter.
Have something interesting to share?
Our aim is to be a learning space for all. We’re always up for exploring diverse fields and cater to a variety of interests. We want to bring people together and have exciting, important conversations.
If you feel like you have something interesting to share that you’re passionate about. We would like to provide you with a platform to talk about it. Do not hesitate to reach out to us! We’re all ears!