What is NSBE ?
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) is a 501(C)(3)
non-profit association that is owned and managed by its members. The
organization is dedicated to the academic and professional success
of African-American engineering students and professionals. NSBE
offers its members leadership training, professional development,
mentoring opportunities, career placement services and more! NSBE is
comprised of more than 250 collegiate, 68 professional and 99
pre-college active chapters nationwide and overseas.
NSBE is governed by an executive board of college students and
engineering professionals and is operated by a professional staff in
our World Headquarters located in Alexandria, VA.
NSBE with its unique characteristics, has accomplished more for
Black engineering students than any other organization in the world.
The same light that NSBE spreads to students and professionals in
the United States is also relevant in African, European, South
American, Asian, Caribbean, Canadian, Australian and Pacific
Islander countries for people of color. It is the NSBE leadership's
vision that the organization will replicate itself in countries
around the world, creating a world network of Black engineers,
scientists and technologists through its international operations.
NSBE torch symbolizes our everlasting burning
to achieve success in this competitive society and to affect a
positive change on the quality of life for all people. The lightning
bolt represents the striking impact that will be felt by the Society
and industry due to the contributions and accomplishments made by
dedicated members of the National Society of Black Engineers.
Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) with more than 30,000 members, is
largest student-managed organization in the country. NSBE is
comprised of more than 233 chapters on college and university
campuses, 65 Alumni Extension chapters nationwide and 89 Pre-College
chapters. These chapters are geographically divided into six