Created in 1980, UCLA’s National Society of Black Engineers or NSBE chapter has been constantly striving to support black engineers in their paths to success. UCLA’s NSBE chapter currently has around 60 members, representing each major in the school of Engineering. Without much support however, these students are not able to reach their highest potential of success. There are only around 5% of undergraduates and 6% of graduates in total who are Black, not including the smaller number of Black engineering students. This leads to Black students who need a community and support.
What is NSBE Nationals?
NSBE National Convention is one of our largest conferences of the year with 10,000+ Black engineering students and professionals from around the country gathering for an immersive experience full of professional growth, networking, career fairs, workshops, community building, research competitions, and more! Last year out of the 21 NSBE at UCLA members that attended the National Conference, 10 of our members received interviews for jobs, internship offers, and scholarships from the NSBE Nationals Conference! Three of our NSBE at UCLA members were elected to be on the NSBE Regional Executive Board for the 2023-2024 academic year and two of our members competed in the Elevator Pitch Competition and won first place!
This year, the NSBE National Convention will be held in Atlanta, Georgia and we would like to bring 30 of our NSBE at UCLA members! We have to travel further this year for the National Convention and ask for your help in providing assistance to bring more members. The estimated cost to fund one student is $1025.
How can you help?
Help support the next generation of Black engineers access the resources that they need in order to succeed!
Your donation will go directly to help a Black engineer attend this year's NSBE National Convention, giving students the opportunity to be able to attend the Convention without worrying about the price of flights, hotels, and registration for the Convention.
Thank you for your support in helping UCLA’s Black engineers grow in their pursuits to better the world!
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