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Only 12 days left to nominate an outstanding engineer for a BEYA! The prestigious gala will take place February 15, 2020, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washingon D.C. Nominations for the 2020 awards are due August 31, 2019. Click here to apply now.

There are five main award science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) categories, including professional, academic, outstanding achievement, Stars & Stripes, innovation, and student leadership.

Modern-Day Technology Leaders and Science Trailblazers are recognized for their contributions in the workplace at the Technology Recognition Lunch. They are selected by their employers or team members. The Student Leadership Dinner features STEM students, who not only meet the demands of their curriculum but also overcome challenges.

ABET-accredited engineering schools at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) graduate a substantial portion on the nation’s African American engineers. Fifteen engineering deans host the HBCU Engineering Deans’ Breakfast where various awards are presented. They include Legacy Awards, Educational Leadership, and Student Leadership awards, the College-Level and K-12 Promotion of Education, and the Deans’ Award.

Many call the Saturday’s BEYA gala ‘Oscars of the STEM Industry’ and awards given at this venue include:

    • Black Engineer of the Year
    • Professional Achievement
    • Outstanding Technical Contribution
    • Most Promising Engineer or Scientist
    • Career Achievement
    • Community Service
    • Technical Sales and Marketing
    • Affirmative Action (Dave Barclay)
    • Corporate Promotion of Education
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
  • The Chairman’s Award
  • Visionary Award
  • Pioneer Award
  • President’s Award
  • Research Leadership
  • Senior Technology Fellow
  • Senior Investigator

Important dates to note:

August 31             Deadline for nominations
September 4-13    Selection panel meets
October 19-23       Notification sent to award recipients
October 19-23       Registration opens for all award recipients and nominators
February 13-15    2020  BEYA STEM Global Competitiveness Conference

Click here to nominate now!


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