Summer/Fall 2014

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Diversity/Careers Summer/Fall 2014 Issue

Women in CS & SW
Techies with disabilities
Grad programs in IT
Internships & co-ops
Jobs for EE grads
ME opportunities
PhD pals at USF
MentorNet pair
Keurig’s Dick Sweeney

Diversity in action
Saluting our Schools
News & Views
Veterans in action


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


Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) convenes its 2014 change leader forum, “engineering a culture that drives innovation,” June 9-11 in Minneapolis, MN. More info at www.wepan.org.

Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America holds its annual RESNA conference, “racing toward excellence in AT,” June 11-15 in Indianapolis, IN. For additional details, see www.resna.org/conference.

Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) will hold its thirty-sixth annual technology conference August 4-9 in Indianapolis, IN. Visit www.bdpa.org for more info.

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 more information, go to 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 City. Details at www.nacme.org.

Mexican American Engineering Society (MAES) will hold its fortieth annual symposium on October 15-18 in San Diego, CA. For more info, see symposium.mymaes.org.

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

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

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

National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) presents “out to innovate,” November 8-9 at the STEM annual conference at Georgia Tech (Atlanta). Info 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.

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