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How to be Counted
SBE Magazine talked with Membership and Registration Director Njemile A. Crawley recently about her part of NSBE’s mission. Membership is at the foundation of the National Society of Black Engineers, and yet most take our organization’s numbers for granted. We encourage you to read this interview to learn more about membership within NSBE, and why you should join, renew and refer someone, too!
NM: Why is it so important that individuals renew their membership each year? CRAwLEY: Membership is the mainstay of the National Society of Black Engineers. The cliché that there is power in numbers rings true with an organization like this. Boasting a large membership allows NSBE to leverage its collective interests in defeating the barriers that exist for diversity in engineering, science and technology. We want each person who believes in
the NsBe World Headquarters Membership team: Njemile A. crawley, Director of Membership and registration (center); and Membership coordinators teiko Akufo (left) and Kenjie Davis (right)
NSBE’s mission to be counted. NM: Is that the only reason?
CRAwLEY: That’s really the higher-level conversation: why NSBE CoNtiNuEd oN paGE 28
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of NSBE - Convention 2011
Nsbe - Convention 2011
The Essence of Engineering
Flipping the Script on Retention
Nsbe’s New High-Tech Hook-Ups!
The Programs Zone
David Anfield of Walmart
Kerry Nichols of NAVAIR
Arthur Hall of Philadelphia Gas Works
Kevin Engram of Illinois Tool Works
Dr. Kevin M. Carter of MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Mack Named Clarkson University Trustee
National Advisory Board Update
Nsbe Honors a Diversity ‘champion’
Things to Do in St. Louis
Golden Torch Award Winners
NSBE’s Steve Earl: Building for Home and Community
NSBE - Convention 2011