AIAA and NSBE Aerospace Special Interest Group Present A Tribute to Service: Community, Country, and Humanity
AIAA and Aerospace Special Interest Group of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE Aerospace SIG) recognized several Americans who exemplify Dr. King’s concept of service and demonstrate the contributions that are possible when people are given the opportunity to serve their community, country, and humanity. AIAA and NSBE Aerospace SIG joined forces with leading non-profit aerospace educational and career development contributors and the following key collaborators to remember Dr. King: Legacy Bridges STEM Academy, Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP), and The University of Texas at Dallas.
Future Workforce Workshop
Aerospace Special Interest Group of the National Society of Black Engineers participated in an interactive workshop hosted by AIAA's Women of Aeronautics and Astronautics Group
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Aerospace Community and Workforce, Part I
AIAA in partnership the Aerospace Special Interest Group of the National Society of Black Engineers convened an interactive panel to discuss institutional transformations that address challenges and provide opportunities for African Americans within the aerospace workforce pipeline. Experts representing government, academia, and industry highlighted examples of initiatives and resources for K-12 and youth development, undergraduate and postgraduate education, and workplace DEI programs.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Aerospace Community and Workforce, Part 2
AIAA hosted an interactive session focused on discussing the experiences of women in the aerospace community. This session was developed in collaboration with the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, the National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers. Leaders from professional engineering societies addressed the opportunities and challenges faced by their members and highlighted ongoing work toward diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Aerospace SIG Guest Panelists
OBAP Courageous Conversations Series: An Aerospace Industry Town Hall on Race in America
National Society of Black Engineer's Aerospace Special Interest Group supported a segment within the series of Courageous Conversations hosted by the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals address issues and solutions to eliminating racial injustice within the aerospace industry and in the communities where we live and work.
“Where do we go now: The Future of Diversity Efforts in the Aviation Industry”
Panel representatives from Women in Aviation, the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, the National Gay Pilots Association, and the National Society of Black Engineer's Aerospace Special Interest Group discussed how we continue to move diversity, inclusion, and equity forward in challenging times, while highlighting first-hand experiences in developing, implementing, and managing efforts to diversify the field. Learn on the conference site: Global Conference on Diversity in Aviation, Aerospace and STEM