Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology



June/July 2011

Diversity/Careers June/July 2011 Issue

African Americans in tech
NYPA: Women engineers
BDPA plans conference
ABI's Women of Vision
Atam Dhawan of NJIT
Argonne & Native students

Energy M/WBEs
News & Views
VMX: environmental WBE
Regional roundup
Supplier diversity

Diversity in action
News & Views

Sandia Intel

Supplier Diversity


Regional roundup

This special section lists supplier diversity and related events. For society meetings, career fairs and similar activities please check out Events.

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

Women's Business Enterprise Council PA-DE-South NJ holds an executive leadership luncheon July 20 in Philadelphia, PA. For details see www.wbecouncil.org.

Oklahoma Minority Supplier Development Council stages the thirty-third annual Oklahoma business conference and opportunity fair July 21-22 in Oklahoma City, OK. Details at www.omsdc.org.

Northern California Minority Supplier Development Council hosts the NCMSDC 2011 minority business opportunity expo on August 2 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. For info click to www.ncmsdc.org.

National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce plans its 2011 national business and leadership conference for August 2-5 in Las Vegas, NV. See www.nglcc.org.

Carolinas Minority Supplier Development Council plans its "Appreciate – Accelerate – Accomplish" business opportunity conference at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club in Durham, NC on August 8-10. Details at carolinasmsdc.org.

Florida Minority Supplier Development Council presents its 2011 business opportunity fair and conference at Disney's Contemporary Resort in Orlando, FL August 10-12 with a golf classic the next day. Go to www.fmsdc.org for latest details.

Women's Business Enterprise Council PA-DE-South NJ holds an opportunity connection event August 16 in Pittsburgh, PA. For details see www.wbecouncil.org.

The 2011 marketplace of opportunities of the Tennessee Minority Supplier Development Council is slated for August 24-25 at the Nashville, TN Convention Center. See www.tmsdc.net.

National Association of Women Business Owners holds its women's business conference August 31-September 1 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, CA. For more information go to nawbo.org.

Women's Business Development Center holds the twenty-fifth annual entrepreneurial women's conference at McCormick Place-West, Chicago, IL, on September 14. Check www.wbdc.org for details.

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce holds its annual national convention and business expo September 18-21 in Miami Beach, FL. For details see www.ushcc.com.

The Minority Supplier Develop-ment Council of PA-NJ-DE holds its 2011 business opportunity convention September 19-20 at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City, NJ. For more info see msdc.adaptone.com/panjde.

Houston Minority Business Council holds its thirty-fifth annual expo September 21-22 at the George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX. See www.hmbc.org for further information.

St. Louis Minority Business Council will hold its seventeenth annual golf classic on September 22. Details at www.slmbc.org.

Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council plans its business opportunity expo September 26-29 at the MGM Grand Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT. Check out www.cmsdc.org.

The twenty-ninth annual minority enterprise development week conference will be held September 27-30 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC. Visit www.medweek.gov/home for details.

Greater San Diego Business Development Council stages its 2011 business opportunity conference September 28 at the Joe and Vi Jacob Center in San Diego, CA. See msdc.adaptone.com/gsdbdc additional details.

Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council holds its Midwest business opportunity fair September 29 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN. Check out www.mmsdc.org.

Wisconsin Iowa and Central Illinois Supplier Development Council will stage the Heart of Illinois business to business symposium October 11 at the Gateway Building in Peoria, IL. See www.suppliercouncil.org for more info.


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