National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)


To increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.”

Founded in 1975, the National Society of Black Engineers is the world’s premier organization supporting black engineers. NSBE is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is run by a National Executive Board consisting of students pursuing degrees in the S.T.E.M. fields at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and is supported through central operations by our full time professional staff of 25 based at our World Headquarters facility in Alexandria, Virginia.

NSBE annually hosts 12 regional conferences including six focused on leadership training, a national leadership training institute, an international conference, a bi-annual aerospace conference and an annual convention which, to-date, draws nearly 10,000 attendees.