NAMEPA is a national network of educators and representatives from industry, government, and nonprofit organizations who share a common commitment to improving the recruitment and retention of African Americans, Hispanics, and American Indians earning degrees in engineering.

As a recognized authority in minority engineering education, NAMEPA promotes the professional development of its members and serves as an advocate for and resource to those programs and organizations that seek to recruit, educate, and employ diverse engineering talent.

NAMEPA makes a difference by …

    • Serving companies
Through its members at nearly 100 academic institutions NAMEPA provides employers with direct access to thousands of highly-qualified engineering students of color. By tapping into the NAMEPA network, recruiters can quickly, easily, and accurately target top minority talent for their workforce.
    • Training educators
NAMEPA provides professional development to university administrators, MEP directors, and industry professionals who are committed to increasing diversity in the STEM fields. Through sharing of ideas, information and best practices, we prepare and invigorate individuals and institutions to be more effective in their mission to graduate, employ, and advance world-class engineers and leaders.
    • Supporting students
By supporting those who directly touch the lives of thousands of engineering students, and awarding ALCOA Foundation scholarships to deserving recipients each year, NAMEPA helps ensure the entire population has access to the lucrative field of engineering

To better serve our members, NAMEPA is divided into five geographical regions.

To provide quality services, information, and tools for our stakeholders to produce a diverse pool of engineers and scientists, and achieve equity and parity in the nation's workforce.
To be recognized as the national expert in the development and production of a diverse pool of engineers and scientists.


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