Nominations Open for Diversity Conferences

Published November 23, 2021

Newport News Shipbuilding celebrates shipbuilders by recognizing success in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through the participation in national conventions and award conferences.

NNS supports six major STEM Diversity Conferences each year. Twice a year, NNS requests nominations of employees who have and are making significant contributions to the company to be recognized during these diversity conferences. Nominations for the conferences listed below are open through Dec. 15.

Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE): SASE recognizes the achievements of Asian Pacific Islander Americans students and professionals in their respective worlds.

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE): SHPE aims to change lives by empowering the Hispanic community to its full potential in STEM awareness. SHPE was created to bring awareness, provide access and prepare Hispanics for STEM careers.

Women of Color (WOC): The WOC STEM Conference recognizes outstanding women and provides opportunities for professional development, networking and recruiting.

To learn more about nominating an employee, visit the Diversity Conference and Awards website.