2007-2008 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR UPDATE

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SUBJ/2007-2008 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR UPDATE// 


RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN UPDATES THE QUARTERLY 2007-2008 DIVERSITY EVENTS 
CALENDAR.  IMPROVING NAVY'S DIVERSITY IS A STRATEGIC IMPERATIVE AND WE 
ARE COMMITTED TO DEVELOPING, IMPLEMENTING, AND IMPROVING PROGRAMS TO 
PROMOTE A DIVERSE WORKFORCE IN WHICH ALL SAILORS FULFILL THEIR MAXIMUM 
POTENTIAL.
2.  OUR ABILITY TO REACH THE TALENT IN EVERY PART OF OUR SOCIETY 
DIRECTLY IMPACTS NAVY'S MISSION SUCCESS.  OUTREACH EVENTS AND AWARDS 
PROVIDE EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITIES TO INFORM THE COMMUNITY ABOUT THE MANY 
NAVY PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO OUR YOUTH; THEY ALSO FOSTER THE PERSONAL AND 
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF OUR SAILORS.  PARTICIPATION ALLOWS US TO 
DEMONSTRATE OUR NAVY'S RICH HERITAGE AND COMMITMENT TO GROWING A 
CULTURALLY DIVERSE FORCE.  ALL COMMANDS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUPPORT THESE 
PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS AND EVENTS THROUGH NOMINATIONS AND ATTENDANCE.
3.  PLEASE SEE THE WEBSITES LISTED BELOW AND THE NAVY DIVERSITY WEBSITE 
(HTTP:/WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/DIVERSITY) FOR MORE INFORMATION.
    A.  SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS (SWE) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  25-27 OCT 07
        LOC:  NASHVILLE, TN
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SWE.ORG
    B.  SOCIETY OF MEXICAN AMERICAN ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS (MAES)
        SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  25-27 OCT 07
        LOC:  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
        WEBSITE:  WWW.MAES-NATL.ORG
    C.  ACADEMY WOMEN LEADERSHIP TRAINING SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  26-28 OCT 07
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ACADEMYWOMEN.ORG
    D.  SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (SHPE) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  31 OCT - 4 NOV 07
        LOC:  PHILADELPHIA, PA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SHPE.ORG
    E.  NATIONAL WOMEN OF COLOR IN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
        DATE:  1-3 NOV 07
        LOC:  ATLANTA, GA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.WOMENOFCOLOR.NET
    F.  AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES)
        CONFERENCE
        DATE:  1-3 NOV 07
        LOC:  PHOENIX, AZ
        WEBSITE:  WWW.AISES.ORG
    G.  BLACK ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (BEY) AWARD CONFERENCE
        DATE:  14-16 FEB 08
        LOC:  BALTIMORE, MD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BLACKENGINEEROFTHEYEAR.ORG
    H.  ANNUAL WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  6-7 MAR 08
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SEALEADER.ORG
    I.  WOMEN IN AVIATION INTERNATIONAL (WAI) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  13-15 MAR 08
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.WAI.ORG
    J.  NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BLACKS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
        DATE:  14-17 MAR 08
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAFEO.ORG
    K.  NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS (NSBE) CONVENTION
        DATE:  19-23 MAR 08
        LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NSBE.ORG
    L.  ASSOCIATION OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS (ANSO) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  30 APR - 3 MAY 08
        LOC:  NORFOLK, VA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ANSOMIL.ORG
    M.  NATIONAL IMAGE INC. TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD APR 08
        LOC:  LAS VEGAS, NV
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NATIONALIMAGEINC.ORG
    N.  SOCIETY OF AMERICAN INDIAN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES (SAIGE)
        NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  4-8 JUN 08
        LOC:  TRAVERSE CITY, MI
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SAIGE.ORG
    O.  FEDERAL ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN COUNCIL (FAPAC) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD JUN 08
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.FAPAC.ORG
    P.  LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC) NATIONAL
        CONVENTION
        DATE:  7-12 JUL 08
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.LULAC.ORG
    Q.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE
        (NAACP) CONVENTION
        DATE:  12-17 JUL 08
        LOC:  CINCINNATI, OH
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAACP.ORG
    R.  NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (NNOA) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  21-25 JUL 08
        LOC:  NORFOLK, VA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NNOA.ORG
    S.  FEDERALLY EMPLOYED WOMEN (FEW) NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD JUL 08
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.FEW.ORG
    T.  NATIONAL TUSKEGEE AIRMEN INCORPORATED (TAI) CONVENTION
        DATE:  TBD AUG 08
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.TUSKEGEEAIRMEN.ORG
    U.  BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT (BIG) NATIONAL CONFERENCE
        DATE:  TBD AUG 08
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BIGNET.ORG
    V.  WOMEN OF COLOR IN AVIATION AND AEROSPACE FLY IN CELEBRATION
        DATE:  TBD AUG 08
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.WCAAI.ORG
4.  IN ADDITION TO THE CONFERENCES LISTED ABOVE, COMMANDS ARE 
ENCOURAGED TO TAKE TIME TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND CELEBRATE THE FOLLOWING 
HERITAGE CELEBRATIONS AND NATIONAL OBSERVANCES:
    A.  MARTIN LUTHER KING'S BIRTHDAY:  15 JAN 08
    B.  BLACK HISTORY MONTH:  1-29 FEB 08
    C.  WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH:  1-31 MAR 08
    D.  DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE:  27 APR - 4 MAY 08
    E.  HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY:  2 MAY 07
    F.  ASIAN PACIFIC HERITAGE MONTH:  1-31 MAY 08
    G.  WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY:  26 AUG 08
    H.  HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH:  15 SEP - 15 OCT 08
    I.  NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH:  1-31 OCT 08
    J.  AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKAN NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH:  1-30 NOV 08 5.  
UPDATED INFORMATION ON HERITAGE MONTHS, AWARDS, AND CONFERENCES AND 
SYMPOSIUMS WILL BE POSTED ON THE NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE WEBSITE AT 
HTTP:/WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/DIVERSITY/.
6.  POINT OF CONTACT:  LT MATT HOOKER, NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE, AT 
(703) 695-2389/DSN 225 OR EMAIL AT NXAG DIVERSITY(AT)NAVY.MIL.
7.  RELEASED BY VADM J. C. HARVEY, JR., N1.//

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