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NSBE Professional Panel

$2,151
86%
Raised toward our $2,500 Goal
33 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on March 07, at 12:59 AM EST
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NSBE Professional Panel

Who We Are

Founded in 1975, the National Society of Black Engineers has grown to become one of the largest student-run organizations in the world.  Throughout the country, NSBE hosts outreach events, builds professional networks, educates young students about STEM fields, and provides funding to help its members succeed professionally and positively impact the community. This last activity is part of the NSBE mission statement, and the Northwestern chapter promotes it by fostering diversity and inclusion on campus while also providing opportunities for professional development.

Our Project

In support of both providing professional development opportunities and encouraging diversity of background and thought, we intend to host a panel of speakers in the winter of 2017 who will hail from a variety of educational and professional backgrounds. These speaker will talk to the student body about their personal experiences and, more specifically, discuss how diversity has affected them in their work. The Professional Panel event will be open to all Northwestern students and faculty, free of charge.

How You Can Help

Your gift will enable us to hold our professional panel, putting many bright Northwestern students in contact with people who have the knowledge and experience necessary to help those students succeed. Each gift will fund transportation and accommodations for our speakers, as well as equipment for the event itself. We hope you will choose to support us, and we thank you for your generosity.

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$10

Munchies

Your donation will help provide food for all participants in our event.

$20.20

Freshman Advice

Give a warm welcome to the class of 2020! Your donation will help them start off their time at Northwestern with some valuable words of wisdom from working professionals

$20.17

Senior Gift

Support our Seniors! Your donation will send off the class of 2017 with some great professional advice at our panel.

$49

Speaker Gifts

Your generous donation will buy thank you gifts for the wonderful speakers at our professional panel.

$100

Hotels for Speakers

This donation will provide hotel rooms for out of state speakers. Let's show them our Heavanston Hospitality.

$249

Surround Sound

Your amazing donation will provide audiovisual equipment for the event and make it a better experience for all.

$499.99

Travel for Speakers

Help us fly in out of state speakers for our wonderfully diverse and far reaching panel.

$1,000

Positive Impact

Show that you whole heartedly believe in Northwestern's minority engineering students by contributing to our cause "to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community."

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