U.S. Black Engineer (magazine)
Career Communications Group, Inc.
729 East Pratt Street, Suite 504
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
This is a source for engineering and technology news for the black community. The magazine reaches 120,000 readers in the United States, United Kingdom, Caribbean and Africa.
Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology (magazine)
P.O. Box 557
Springfield, NJ 07081
Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology is read by engineering and IT professionals who are women, African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian Americans and people with disabilities. There are six professional and two minority college issues each year.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
3 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016-5991
General Inquiries: (212) 591-7338
Chemical engineers work in manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, design and construction, pulp and paper, petrochemicals, food processing, specialty chemicals, microelectronics, electronic and advanced materials, polymers, business services, biotechnology, and environmental health and safety industries, among others.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME, is the primary mechanical engineering professional society. It provides a wide variety of opportunities and services to engineering students. ASME also promotes professional development while giving students the opportunity to develop leadership and organizational skills and to see first-hand what the mechanical engineering profession is all about.
The History Makers
1900 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60616
By recording the messages of leadership, achievement and perseverance embodied in the life stories of these history makers and sharing the stories with the world community through its web site and its ongoing public programs, The History Makers hopes to enrich the lives of all ethnic groups, both young and old.
National Academy of Engineering
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
NAE developed the EngineerGirl! Web site, targeted at middle school girls
National Organization for the Professional Advancement
of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers
NOBCChE National Office
P.O. Box 77040
Washington, DC 20013
NOBCChE is committed to the discovery, transmittal, and application of knowledge in the fields of science and engineering. The mission of NOBCChE is to build an eminent community of scientists and engineers by increasing the number of minorities in these fields. The organization achieves its mission through diverse programs designed to foster professional development and encourage students to pursue careers in science and technical fields. NOBCChE establishes educational partnerships with school districts, municipalities, businesses, industries and other institutions and organizations in the public and private sectors. Check out its online chemistry quiz interactive and scholarship information at www.nobcche.org/flash/kidsquiz/index.cfm.
National Engineers Week Foundation Headquarters
1420 King Street Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 684-2852 e-mail: email@example.com
Engineers Week, a formal coalition of more than 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50 corporations and government agencies, is dedicated to raising public awareness of engineers positive contributions to quality of life. Engineers Week promotes recognition among parents, teachers and students of the importance of a technical education and a high level of math, science and technology literacy, and motivates youth to pursue engineering careers in order to provide a diverse and vigorous engineering workforce. Students can check out www.discoverengineering.org, a site supported by National Engineers Week, for interesting engineering facts and information about careers in the field.
National Technical Association
1761 East 30th St., 100A
Cleveland, OH 44114
The National Technical Association (NTA) is dedicated to encouraging minority youth and women to choose careers in science and technology, building networks for practitioners and educators in fields of science and technology, and recognizing and preserving the legacy of minority pioneers in technological fields. NTA was founded in by 1925 by Charles S. Duke, the first African American to receive an engineering degree from Harvard University.
National Society of Black Engineers
1454 Duke Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), founded in 1976, has more than 10,000 members and is the largest student-managed organization in the country. The organization is dedicated to increasing the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community. NSBE is composed of more than 270 chapters on college and university campuses, 75 alumni extension chapters nationwide and 75 pre-college chapters.
The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering
440 Hamilton Ave, Suite 302
White Plains NY 10601-1813
Since 1974, the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) has provided leadership and support for the national effort to increase the representation of successful African American, American Indian and Latino women and men in engineering and technology, math- and science-based careers.
Society of Women Engineers
230 E. Ohio Street Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60611-3265
The Society of Women Engineers is the largest non-profit educational and service organization representing both student and professional women in engineering and technical fields. Founded in 1950, the society is headquartered in Chicago and has over 17,000 members.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities with Engineering Schools
Alabama A&M University, Normal, AL
Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
Hampton University, Hampton, VA
Howard University, Washington, D.C.;
Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC
Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX
Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA
Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL