2009/2010 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR

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RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE UPDATES FOR THE 
2009/2010 DIVERSITY EVENTS CALENDAR.  IMPROVING NAVY 
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 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 RICH NAVY 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 
(WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/DIVERSITY) FOR MORE INFORMATION.
A.  THE SOCIETY OF MEXICAN AMERICAN ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS,  
    INC. (MAES) SYMPOSIUM
    DATE:  4-7 NOV 09
    LOC:  LAS VEGAS, NV
    WEBSITE:  WWW.MAES-NATL.ORG 
    2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE TO ORG AUG 10
B.  THE ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP 
FUND (APIASF)                               
    DATE:  5 NOV 09
    LOC:  NEW YORK CITY, NY
    WEBSITE:  WWW.APIASF.ORG
C.  EASTERN TECHNICAL AND CAREER CONFERENCE (ETCC)
    DATE:  TBD JAN 10
    LOC:  TBD
    WEBSITE:  WWW.HETCI.ORG
D.  THE 16TH HISPANIC GAMES AT THE NEW BALANCE TRACK & 

FIELD 	
    CENTER, THE ARMORY
    DATE:  9 JAN 10
    LOC:  NEW YORK CITY, NY
    WEBSITE:  WWW.ARMORYTRACK.COM
E.  HBCU/MINORITY INSTITUTIONS CONFERENCE
    DATE:  2-4 FEB 10
    LOC:  ATLANTA, GA
    WEBSITE:  WWW.HBCUMICONFERENCE.COM
F.  PHYSICS DIVERSITY SUMMIT AND THE JOINT ANNUAL 

CONFERENCE OF 
    THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK PHYSICISTS (NSBP) 

AND THE 	
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PHYSICISTS
    DATE:  10-14 FEB 10
LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
WEBSITE:  WWW.NSBP.ORG/CONFERENCE
G.  BLACK ENGINEER OF THE YEAR AWARDS (BEYA) 

CONFERENCE
    DATE:  18-22 FEB 10
    LOC:  BALTIMORE, MD
    WEBSITE:  WWW.BLACKENGINEEROFTHEYEAR.ORG
    2011 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE: AUG 10 FOR 0-6/0-7 AND 

SEP 10
    FOR 0-5 AND BELOW
H.  DOD NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH 

OBSERVANCE AND
    OUTREACH PROGRAM
    DATE:  TBD FEB 10
    LOC:  TBD
    WEBSITE: WWW.ASALH.ORG  
    AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  20 JAN 10
I.  WOMEN IN AVIATION INTERNATIONAL (WAI) CONFERENCE
    DATE:  25-27 FEB 10
    LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
    WEBSITE: WWW.WAI.ORG	
J.  ASIAN AMERICAN ENGINEER OF THE YEAR (AAEOY) HOSTED 

BY THE 	
CHINESE INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERS, USA (CIE-USA)
    DATE:  27 FEB 10
    LOC:  NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
    WEBSITE: WWW.CIE-USA.ORG
    2011 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  NOV 10
K.  THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND (TMCF) 11TH ANNUAL 

MEMBER
    UNIVERSITIES PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTE AND EXHIBITION 

CONFERENCE
    DATE:  TBD MAR 10
    LOC:  NASHVILLE, TN
    WEBSITE: WWW.THURGOODMARSHALLFUND.ORG
L.  DOD NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH OBSERVANCE AND 

OUTREACH
    PROGRAM
    DATE:  TBD MAR 10
    LOC:  ARLINGTON, VA
    2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  20 JAN 10
M.  HEROES AND HERITAGE (H&H) STUDENT LEADERSHIP 

SUMMIT 
    DATE:  TBD MAR 10
    LOC:  SAN ANTONIO, TX
    WEBSITE:  WWW.HEROESANDHERITAGE.NET  
N.  22ND ANNUAL NATIONAL AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE & 

ENGINEERING 	
FAIR (NAISEF) SPONSORED BY AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE & 
ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES) 
    DATE:  11-13 MAR 10
    LOC:  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
    WEBSITE: WWW.AISES.ORG/EVENTS/NAISEF  
O.  GRANVILLE ACADEMY 27TH NATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE 
    DATE:  25-28 MAR 10
    LOC:  CLEVELAND, OH
P.  NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS (NSBE) 

CONVENTION 
    DATE:  31 MAR - 4 APR 10
    LOC:  TORONTO, ONTARIO
    WEBSITE:  WWW.NSBE.ORG
    2011 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  OCT 10
Q.  THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND (TMCF) CIVIC 

RESPONSIBILITY 	
    CONFERENCE (CRC) 
    DATE:  31 MAR - 2 APR 10
    LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
    WEBSITE: WWW.THURGOODMARSHALLFUND.ORG
R.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN 

HIGHER                
    EDUCATION (NAFEO) - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BLACKS 

IN HIGHER
    EDUCATION
    DATE:  1-4 APR 10
    LOC:  ATLANTA, GA
    WEBSITE:  WWW.NAFEO.ORG
S.  US NAVY ACADEMIC, ATHLETIC & DRILL CHAMPIONSHIPS
    DATE:  9-10 APR 10
    LOC:  NAS PENSACOLA, FL
    WEBSITE: WWW.NAVY.THENATIONALS.NET
T.  NATIONAL JAPANESE AMERICAN MEMORIAL FOUNDATION 

(NJAMF) ANNUAL 
    AWARDS DINNER
    DATE:  17 APR 10
    LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
    WEBSITE:  WWW. NJAMF.COM
U.  PATRIOTS TECHNOLOGY TRAINING CENTER (PTTC) 12TH 

ANNUAL YOUTH
    SUMMIT ON TECHNOLOGY
    DATE:  TBD APR 10
    LOC:  UPPER MARLBORO, MD
    WEBSITE: WWW.PATRIOTS-TTC.ORG
V.  THE HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND 

UNIVERSITIES (HACU) 15TH  
    ANNUAL CAPITOL FORUM ON HISPANIC HIGHER EDUCATION
    DATE:  18-20 APR 10
    LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
    WEBSITE:  WWW.HACU.NET/HACU/CAPITOL_FORUM3_EN.ASP
W.  NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DRILL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS 

(NHSDTC)
    DATE:  1-3 MAY 10
    LOC:  DAYTONA BEACH, FL
    WEBSITE: WWW.THENATIONALS.NET/NHSDTC.HTM
X.  FEDERAL ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN COUNCIL (FAPAC) 

CONFERENCE
    DATE:  3-7 MAY 10
    LOC:  NATIONAL HARBOR, MD
    WEBSITE:  WWW.FAPAC.ORG
    2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE MAR 10 
Y.  NATIONAL IMAGE INC. (IMAGE) TRAINING CONFERENCE
    DATE:  TBD MAY 10
    LOC:  TBD
    WEBSITE:  WWW.NATIONALIMAGEINC.ORG   
    2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE FEB 10  
Z.  23RD ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RACE AND 

ETHNICITY (NCORE)
    IN AMERICAN HIGHER EDUCATION
    DATE:  1-5 JUN 10
    LOC:  NATIONAL HARBOR, MD
    WEBSITE:  WWW.NCORE.OU.EDU
AA. SOCIETY OF AMERICAN INDIAN GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES 

(SAIGE)
    NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
    DATE:  TBD JUN 10
    LOC:  UNCASVILLE, CT
    WEBSITE:  WWW.SAIGE.ORG
    2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE APR 10 
BB. SEA SERVICES LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION (SSLA) 

SYMPOSIUM
    DATE:  TBD JUN 10
    LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
    WEBSITE:  WWW.SEALEADER.ORG  
    2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE MAY 10  
CC. DOD/DON ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN LEADERSHIP FORUM
    DATE:  TBD JUN 10
    LOC:  TBD
DD. ASIAN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE NETWORK 

(AAGEN) CAREER 	
    PLANNING CONFERENCE
     DATE:  TBD JUN 10
     LOC:  TBD
     WEBSITE:  WWW.AAGEN.ORG  
EE.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF 

COLORED PEOPLE
     (NAACP) CONVENTION/ACADEMIC, CULTURAL, 

TEHCNOLOGICAL 	            
     SCIENTIFIC OLYMPICS (ACT-SO)
     DATE:  10-15 JUL 10
     LOC:  KANSAS CITY, MO
     WEBSITE:  WWW.NAACP.ORG;WWW.NAACP.ORG/YOUTH/ACT-

SO/INDEX.HTM
     2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE MAY 10  
FF.  LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZENS (LULAC) 

NATIONAL
     CONVENTION
     DATE:  12-17 JUL 10
     LOC:  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
     WEBSITE:  WWW.LULAC.ORG 
     2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE MAY 10  
GG.  FEDERALLY EMPLOYED WOMEN (FEW) NATIONAL TRAINING 

CONFERENCE
     DATE:  12-16 JUL 10
     LOC:  NEW ORLEANS, LA
     WEBSITE:  WWW.FEW.ORG	
     2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE APR 10  
HH.  NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (NNOA) AND 

ASSOCIATION OF  
     NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS (ANSO) JOINT CONFERENCE
     DATE:  25-30 JUL 10
     LOC:  PORTSMOUTH, VA
     WEBSITE:  WWW.NNOA.ORG; WWW.ANSOMIL.ORG   
II.  MANA HERMANITAS SUMMER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
     DATE:  TBD JUL 10
     LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
     WEBSITE:  WWW.HERMANA.ORG	
JJ.  ASIAN HERITAGE AWARDS
     DATE:  TBD JUL 10
     LOC:  TBD
     WEBSITE:  WWW.ASIAMEDIAINC.COM
KK.  NATIONAL TUSKEGEE AIRMEN INCORPORATED (TAI) 

CONVENTION
     DATE:  TBD JUL 10
     LOC:  SAN ANTONIO, TX
     WEBSITE:  WWW.TUSKEGEEAIRMEN.ORG
LL.  BLACK DATA PROCESSING ASSOCIATES (BDPA)
     DATE:  TBD AUG 10
     LOC:  PHILADELPHIA, PA
     WEBSITE:  WWW.BDPA.ORG
MM.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ASIAN AMERICAN 

PROFESSIONALS (NAAAP)     
     23RD ANNUAL NATIONAL CONVENTION
     DATE:  TBD AUG 10
     LOC:  TBD
     WEBSITE:  WWW.NAAAP.ORG
NN.  BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT (BIG) NATIONAL CONFERENCE
     DATE:  TBD AUG 10
     LOC:  KANSAS CITY, MO
     WEBSITE:  WWW.BIGNET.ORG	
     2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE JUN 10
OO.  12TH ANNUAL NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEXICAN 

AMERICAN RIGHTS 	
     (NOMAR) TRAINING CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS MEETING
     DATE:  TBD AUG 10
     LOC:  TBD
     WEBSITE:  WWW.NOMARINC.ORG
PP.  WHO'S WHO IN ASIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES (WWAAC)
     DATE:  TBD AUG 10
     LOC:  TBD
     WEBSITE:  WWW.SACHIKOTO.COM 
QQ.  NATIONAL LATINA STYLE MAGAZINE SYMPOSIUM
     DATE:  TBD SEP 10
     LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
     WEBSITE:  WWW.LATINASTYLE.COM
     2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE JUL 10 
RR.  HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES 

(HBCU) WHITE 
     HOUSE INITIATIVE
     DATE:  TBD SEP 10
     LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
     WEBSITE:  WWW.ED.GOV/WHHBCU
SS.  JAPANESE AMERICAN CITIZENS LEAGUE (JACL) NATIONAL 

GALA
     DATE:  TBD SEP 10
     LOC:  TBD
     WEBSITE:  WWW.JACL.ORG
TT.  ACADEMY WOMEN 7TH ANNUAL LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
     DATE:  TBD SEP 10
     LOC:  ARLINGTON, VA
     WEBSITE:  WWW.ACADEMYWOMEN.ORG
UU.  THE ASIAN PROFESSIONAL EXCHANGE (APEX) AWARDS 

GALA
     DATE:  TBD SEP 10
     LOC:  TBD
     WEBSITE:  WWW.APEX.ORG
VV.  HISPANIC ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

(HESTEC) WEEK
     DATE:  TBD SEP 10
     LOC:  EDINBURG, TX
     WEBSITE:  WWW.HESTEC.ORG
WW.  NATIONAL ACTION COUNCIL FOR MINORITIES IN 

ENGINEERING 	
     (NACME) 36TH ANNIVERSARY AWARDS DINNER AND 

CELEBRATION
     DATE:  TBD SEP 10
     LOC:  TBD
     WEBSITE:  WWW.NACME.ORG
XX.  HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION (HHF) GALA
     DATE:  TBD SEP 10
     LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
     WEBSITE:  WWW.HISPANICHERITAGE.ORG
YY.  DIVERSITY MILITARY WORLD HERITAGE EXPO (DMWHE)
     DATE:  TBD OCT 10
     LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
     WEBSITE:  WWW.DIVERSITYMILITARYWORLDEXPO.ORG
     2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE SEP 10  
ZZ.  GRACE HOPPER CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN COMPUTING
     DATE:  TBD OCT 10
     LOC:  TBD
     WEBSITE:  WWW.GRACEHOPPER.ORG
AAA.  ASIAN AMERICAN ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS GALA 

(AAA/E)
      DATE:  TBD OCT 10
      LOC:  TBD
      WEBSITE:  WWW.AAAESC.ORG
BBB.  13TH ANNUAL FILIPINA'S MAGAZINE ACHIEVEMENT 

AWARDS
      DATE:  TBD OCT 10
      LOC:  TBD
      WEBSITE:  WWW.FILIPINASMAG.COM
      2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE AUG 10  
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.  AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH:  

1-30 NOV 09  
    B.  AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH:  1-28 FEB 10
        (DOD AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE 20 JAN 10)
    C.  NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH:  1-31 MAR 10
        (DOD AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE 20 JAN 10)
    D.  HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY:  2 MAY 10
    E.  ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH:  1-31 

MAY 10
    F.  WOMENS EQUALITY DAY:  26 AUG 10
    G.  NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH:  15 SEP - 15 

OCT 10
    H.  NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS 

MONTH:  1-31 OCT 10
    I.  AMERICAN INDIAN/ALASKA NATIVE AMERICAN MONTH:  

1-30 NOV 10   
5.  UPDATED INFORMATION ON HERITAGE MONTHS, AWARDS, 

CONFERENCES 
AND SYMPOSIUMS WILL BE POSTED ON THE NAVY DIVERSITY 

DIRECTORATE 
WEBSITE AT WWW.NPC.NAVY.MIL/COMMANDSUPPORT/DIVERSITY/.
6.  POINT OF CONTACT IS CDR LORI ROE, NAVY DIVERSITY 

DIRECTORATE 
(OPNAV N134), AT (703) 695-3856/DSN 225 OR EMAIL AT 

LORI.ROE(AT)NAVY.MIL
7.  RELEASED BY MS. STEFFANIE EASTER, N1B.//
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