The AISES national conference was another great success and this photo is us celebrating at the closing powwow.   AISES “Elevated” Denver at the 35th Annual National Conference!  CEO Message:  from Sarah EchoHawk, CEO Held in Denver from October 31 – November 2, 2013, over 1, 500 attendees participated in the 35th AISES Annual Conference. Activities included over 50 educational sessions; the largest career fair in Indian Country; Professional, Student and Chapter Awards; Sequoyah Breakfast; Gemstone Sponsor Reception; Traditional Banquet and Pow Wow and more.  Many sponsor teams, volunteers, Founders, Board members and staff spent hours ensuring the future of  our people in STEM.  ThankRead More →

AISES – LEPC invites high school juniors, seniors, or recent high school graduates (within one year of graduation) to apply to the AISES – Lake Erie Professional Chapter High School Scholar Program. This program was implemented in 2010 to support Native American high school juniors and seniors with interests in the STEM field from the AISES-Lake Erie Professional Chapter region. One student will be selected to participate in a fully funded trip (airfare + lodging + meal allowance + registration) to the 2013 AISES National Conference in Denver, Colorado on October 31st to November 2nd, 2013. Application is available for download: aises_hs_application_final2013Read More →

The editors ofWinds of Changemagazine, a quarterly production by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES), recently released their first list of “The Top 50 Best STEM Workplaces” that offer supportive and stimulating environments for diverse cultures—particularly American Indians and Alaska Natives. “Our methodology was pretty straightforward,” Karen English,Winds of Changeeditor, told Indian Country today Media Network. “We surveyed companies we know recruit Native Americans. The main goal is to help our readers identify workplaces that appreciate their sophisticated STEM [science, technology, engineering and math] skills and unique sensibilities as Native Americans that they can contribute.” Winds of Changestaff honed in on companies thatRead More →