"to increase the number of culturally responsible black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community."

Driving STEM Excellence and Social Justice

Game Change 2025

The 2020–2025 Strategic Plan of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), reshapes the work of the Society’s mission to enable greater success in the coming era of social and economic transformation.

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NSBE50 Recap

Exceeding the attendance goal by more than 3,000 participants was only one of many causes for celebration by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) at its 50th Annual Convention (#NSBE50), in March. More than 18,000 collegiate and K–12 students; STEM-educated professionals; corporate, government and nonprofit recruiters and executives; local and regional community leaders; local government officials, including Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens, who is an engineer and a former member of NSBE; and others, gathered for the convention at the Georgia World Congress Center, in Atlanta, March 20–24, 2024 — making it the largest event by attendance in NSBE’s 49-year history, by a wide margin. 

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Student Loan Stay In The Know

NSBE MEMBERS: this is important info for our community to stay in the know! This post outlines some of the proposed plans the Biden-Harris Administration is pursuing regarding student loan debt relief. In total, these plans would fully eliminate accrued interest for 23 million borrowers, would cancel the full amount of student debt for over 4 million borrowers, and provide more than 10 million borrowers with at least $5,000 in debt relief or more.

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NSBE Offers New Career Support Partnership For Members

NSBE is proud to announce a new partnership with Karat and its Brilliant Black Minds movement to give eligible members free opportunities to practice technical interviews, receive feedback, participate in career development workshops, study groups, and more with an aim to double the number of Black software engineers in technology.

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NSBE Social Justice

A Call for Justice: We Shall Not Be Moved

Our community has experienced too many injustices that have been promoted by systemic racism and institutionalized oppression.

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Diversity in STEAM Sits With A Trio NSBE's Leaders

Diversity in STEAM sits down with NSBE's Chief of Programs and Membership Rochelle Williams, National Chair Favour Nerrise, and CEO Janeen Uzzell to discuss the "new era of NSBE" and how programs have them well on their way to graduating 10,000 black engineers annually by 2025.

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NSBE Affirmative Action Statement

NSBE Family, 

Last week’s long-anticipated decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to end the use of race as a factor in college and university admissions was a clear step backward in the long struggle toward racial equity and social justice in this country. The damage caused by this ruling will be deep and far-reaching, without question: boosting the growth of barriers to higher education that Black and other BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) communities have faced for centuries, perpetuating racial and ethnic ignorance among students on predominantly white college and university campuses and increasing the destructive polarization now consuming this nation. We have advanced only to once again be forced backward. 

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NSBE works with each Partner to provide access to over 16,000 elite engineers annually. Your support allows us to provide vital programs, scholarships and grants which make our members soar to excellence! 

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Even during this difficult time, NSBE is working hard to support our 20,000+ members.  Do your part to help build and sustain your future by helping us sustain ours!