Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology



August/September 2014

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Diversity/Careers Auhust/September 2014 Issue

Government & defense
Healthcare tech
ChEs & EnvEs
Native Americans
Dr Bernard Harris
Grace Hopper preview
GMiS HENAAC preview
New director at NSBE

WBEs in technology
WBENC conference
News & Views
Regional roundup
Supplier diversity

Diversity in action
News & Views
Veterans in action


Schedules change frequently. Please confirm all dates and locations before making plans.


Thirty-sixth annual conference and exposition of the National Black MBA Association will take place in Atlanta, GA September 16-20. Details at www.nbmbaa.org.

National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) will hold its annual conference in New Orleans, LA from September 23-26. A STEM weekend follows the conference on September 27-28. For additional information, see www.nobcche.org/conference.

Great Minds in STEM twenty-sixth annual HENAAC conference is October 2-4 at the Hyatt New Orleans, LA. Go to www.greatmindsinstem.org/conference/conference-home.

Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is planned for the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ October 8-10. Details available at gracehopper.org.

National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) will hold its fortieth anniversary awards dinner and celebration October 15 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, NY. Details at www.nacme.org.

Mexican American Engineering Society (MAES) will hold its fortieth annual symposium on October 15-18 at the Town and Country Resort Hotel in San Diego, CA. More information at symposium.mymaes.org.

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans (SACNAS) will hold its national conference in Los Angeles Convention Center, CA October 16-18. The theme is “creativity, vision & drive: toward full representation in STEM.” Details at sacnas.org.

National Women of Color STEM conference takes place October 23-25 at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, MI. More information at www.womenofcolor.net.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) holds its national conference WE14+ICWES16 from October 23- 25 in Los Angeles, CA. Details as they become available at www.swe.org.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) holds its national conference from November 5-9 in Detroit, MI. More information available at www.shpe.org.

Information Technology Senior Management Forum (ITSMF) will hold its fourth-quarter 2014 symposium November 6-8 at Paradise Island in the Bahamas. For more information, visit www.itsmfonline.org.

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) presents “out to innovate,” November 8-9 at the OSTEM fourth national conference in Atlanta, GA. Details at www.noglstp.net/outtoinnovate/.

American Indian Science & Engineering Society (AISES) holds its 2014 national conference in Orlando, FL November 13-15. See aises.org for details.

Hispanic IT Executive Council (HITEC) holds its fourth-quarter executive summit and HITEC 100 awards gala November 20-21 in Silicon Valley, CA. Details and info at www.hitecglobal.org.

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