AVIXA Foundation Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients

The AVIXA Foundation, the charitable arm of the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2022 scholarships. The program’s mission is to encourage and enable students from diverse backgrounds who show great potential to pursue careers in the audiovisual field. Each winner is awarded $2,500.

“At the AVIXA Foundation, we are committed to building pathways for talent development of future AV industry leaders, and within its mission, the scholarship program is very important,” said Cristiano Mazza, CTS, AVIXA Foundation Board President and Product Director at Grupo Discabos. “Scholarships provide rising professionals with means to support their dreams. This was a year with many impressive applications, and we are thrilled to welcome the winners into our community. We anticipate bright futures for them!”

The AVIXA Foundation’s elAVate Scholarship supports the growth of women and gender equality in the AV industry. The 2022 recipient is Madison Pierce, a sophomore at Belmont University who is currently enrolled in the audio engineering technology program with business administration and physics minors. She is also part of the Women in Audio group on the university’s campus. Pierce believes that music can make the world a happier place and bring people together, which is why she focuses on equipment design. She says that an important part of achieving these goals is diversity.