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RMKS/1.  THIS NAVADMIN PUBLISHES THE 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.  AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES)
        LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
        DATE:  11-13 FEB 10
        LOC:  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
        WEBSITE:  WWW.AISES.ORG/EVENTS/LEADERSHIPCONFERENCE
    B.  BLACK ENGINEER OF THE YEAR AWARDS (BEYA) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  18-20 FEB 10
        LOC:  BALTIMORE, MD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BLACKENGINEEROFTHEYEAR.ORG
        2011 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  AUG 10 FOR O-6/O-7 AND SEP 10
        FOR O-5 AND BELOW
C.  DOD NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH OBSERVANCE AND
        OUTREACH PROGRAM
        DATE:  18-19 FEB 10
        LOC:  ATLANTA, GA
        WEBSITE: WWW.ASALH.ORG
        2011 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  1 JAN 2011
    D.  WOMEN IN AVIATION INTERNATIONAL (WAI) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  25-27 FEB 10
        LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.WAI.ORG
E.  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
    F.  EAST COAST ASIAN AMERICAN STUDENT UNION (ECAASU)
        DATE:  4-6 MAR 10
        LOC:  PHILADELPHIA, PA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ECAASU2010.ORG
G.  THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND (TMCF) 11TH ANNUAL MEMBER
        UNIVERSITIES PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTE AND EXHIBITION
        CONFERENCE
        DATE:  7-10 MAR 10
        LOC:  NASHVILLE, TN
        WEBSITE:  WWW.THURGOODMARSHALLFUND.ORG
    H.  HEROES AND HERITAGE (H&H) STUDENT LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
        DATE:  10 MAR 10
        LOC:  SAN ANTONIO, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HEROESANDHERITAGE.NET I.  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
J. DOD NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH OBSERVANCE AND OUTREACH
        PROGRAM
        DATE:  18 MAR 10
        LOC:  ARLINGTON, VA
        WEBSITE:  N/A
K.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN HIGHER
        EDUCATION (NAFEO) - NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BLACKS IN HIGHER
        EDUCATION
        DATE:  18-21 MAR 10
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAFEO.ORG
    L.  GRANVILLE ACADEMY 27TH NATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE
        DATE:  25-28 MAR 10
        LOC:  CLEVELAND, OH
    M.  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
    N.  NATIONAL IMAGE INC. (IMAGE) TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  5-9 APR 10
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NATIONALIMAGEINC.ORG
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS:  DUE FEB 10
    O.  EASTERN TECHNICAL AND CAREER CONFERENCE (ETCC)
        DATE:  9-11 APR 10
        LOC:  NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HETCI.ORG
P.  NATIONAL JAPANESE AMERICAN MEMORIAL FOUNDATION (NJAMF)
        ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER
        DATE:  17 APR 10
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NJAMF.COM
Q. PATRIOTS TECHNOLOGY TRAINING CENTER (PTTC) 12TH ANNUAL YOUTH
        SUMMIT ON TECHNOLOGY
        DATE:  TBD APR 10
        LOC:  UPPER MARLBORO, MD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.PATRIOTS-TTC.ORG
R. 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
    S.  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
    T.  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
    U.  SEA SERVICES LEADERSHIP ASSOCIATION (SSLA) SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  2-3 JUN 10
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SEALEADER.ORG
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  APR 10  V.  SOCIETY OF AMERICAN INDIAN 
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES (SAIGE)
        NATIONAL TRAINING CONFERENCE
        DATE:  14-18 JUN 10
        LOC:  UNCASVILLE, CT
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SAIGE.ORG
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  APR 10
    W.  ASIAN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE NETWORK (AAGEN) CAREER
        PLANNING CONFERENCE/DOD ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN LEADERSHIP
  FORUM
        DATE:  TBD JUN 10
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.AAGEN.ORG
    X.  JAPANESE AMERICAN CITIZENS LEAGUE (JACL) NATIONAL CONVENTION
        DATE:  30 JUN - 4 JUL 10
        LOC:  CHICAGO, IL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.JACL.ORG
 Y.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE
        (NAACP) CONVENTION AND ACADEMIC, CULTURAL, TECHNOLOGICAL
        SCIENTIFIC OLYMPICS (ACT-SO)
        DATE:  10-15 JUL 10
        LOC:  KANSAS CITY, MO
        WEBSITES:  WWW.NAACP.ORG
        WWW.NAACP.ORG/YOUTH/ACT-SO/INDEX.HTM
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  MAY 10  Z.  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
   AA.  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
   BB.  NATIONAL NAVAL OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (NNOA) AND ASSOCIATION
        OF NAVAL SERVICES OFFICERS (ANSO) JOINT CONFERENCE
        DATE:  26-30 JUL 10
        LOC:  PORTSMOUTH, VA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NNOA.ORG; WWW.ANSOMIL.ORG
   CC.  MANA HERMANITAS SUMMER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
        DATE:  TBD JUL 10
        LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HERMANA.ORG
   DD.  ASIAN HERITAGE AWARDS
        DATE:  TBD JUL 10
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ASIAMEDIAINC.COM
   EE.  BLACK DATA PROCESSING ASSOCIATES (BDPA)
        DATE:  28-31 JUL 10
        LOC:  PHILADELPHIA, PA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BDPA.ORG
   FF.  NATIONAL TUSKEGEE AIRMEN INCORPORATED (TAI) CONVENTION
        DATE:  29 JUL - 1 AUG 10
        LOC:  SAN ANTONIO, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.TUSKEGEEAIRMEN.ORG
   GG.  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ASIAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS (NAAAP)
        23RD ANNUAL NATIONAL CONVENTION
        DATE:  12-14 AUG 10
        LOC:  SAN FRANCISCO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NAAAP.ORG
   HH.  BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT (BIG) NATIONAL CONFERENCE
        DATE:  16-20 AUG 10
        LOC:  KANSAS CITY, MO
        WEBSITE:  WWW.BIGNET.ORG
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  JUN 10
   II.  12TH ANNUAL NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MEXICAN AMERICAN RIGHTS
        (NOMAR) TRAINING CONFERENCE AND BUSINESS MEETING
        DATE:  TBD AUG 10
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NOMARINC.ORG
   JJ.  WHO'S WHO IN ASIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITIES (WWAAC)
        DATE:  TBD AUG 10
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SACHIKOTO.COM
   KK.  HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HBCU) WHITE
        HOUSE INITIATIVE
        DATE:  TBD AUG/SEP 10
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ED.GOV/WHHBCU
   LL.  NATIONAL LATINA STYLE MAGAZINE SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  TBD SEP 10
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.LATINASTYLE.COM
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  JUL 10
   MM.  JAPANESE AMERICAN CITIZENS LEAGUE (JACL) NATIONAL GALA
        DATE:  TBD SEP 10
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.JACL.ORG
   NN.  ACADEMY WOMEN 7TH ANNUAL LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  TBD SEP 10
        LOC: ARLINGTON, VA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.ACADEMYWOMEN.ORG
   OO.  ASIAN PROFESSIONAL EXCHANGE (APEX) AWARDS GALA
        DATE:  TBD SEP 10
        LOC:  LOS ANGELES, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.APEX.ORG
   PP.  HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES (HACU)
        DATE:  18-20 SEP 10
        LOC:  SAN DIEGO, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HACU.NET/HACU/ANNUAL_CONFERENCE1_EN.ASP
   QQ.  HISPANIC ENGINEERING, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (HESTEC) WEEK
        DATE:  26 SEP - 2 OCT 10
        LOC:  EDINBURG, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HESTEC.ORG
   RR.  GRACE HOPPER CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN COMPUTING
        DATE:  29 SEP - 2 OCT 10
        LOC:  ATLANTA, GA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.GRACEHOPPER.ORG
SS.  THE SOCIETY OF MEXICAN AMERICAN ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS,
        INC. (MAES) SYMPOSIUM
        DATE:  29 SEP - 3 OCT 10
        LOC:  ANAHEIM, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.MAES-NATL.ORG
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  AUG 10
   TT.  NATIONAL ACTION COUNCIL FOR MINORITIES IN ENGINEERING
        (NACME) 36TH ANNIVERSARY AWARDS DINNER AND CELEBRATION
        DATE:  TBD SEP 10
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.NACME.ORG
   UU.  HISPANIC ENGINEER NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AWARDS CORPORATION
        (HENAAC) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  8-10 OCT 10
        LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HENAAC.ORG
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  JUN 10
   VV.  HISPANIC HERITAGE FOUNDATION (HHF) GALA
        DATE:  13 OCT 10
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HISPANICHERITAGE.ORG
   WW.  ASIAN AMERICAN ARCHITECTS AND ENGINEERS GALA (AAA/E)
        DATE:  TBD OCT 10
        LOC:  LOS ANGELES, CA
        WEBSITE:  WWW.AAAESC.ORG
   XX.  13TH ANNUAL FILIPINA'S MAGAZINE ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
        DATE:  TBD OCT 10
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.FILIPINASMAG.COM
        2010 AWARD NOMINATION DUE:  AUG 10
   YY.  MANA LAS PRIMERAS GALA
        DATE:  TBD OCT 10
        LOC:  WASHINGTON, DC
        WEBSITE:  WWW.HERMANA.ORG
   ZZ.  THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND (TMCF) 10TH ANNUAL
        LEADERSHIP TRAINING INSTITUTE RECRUITMENT CONFERENCE AND
        CAREER FAIR
        DATE:  TBD OCT 10
        LOC:  TBD
        WEBSITE:  WWW.THURGOODMARSHALLFUND.ORG
  AAA.  SOCIETY OF HISPANIC PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (SHPE)
        DATE:  27-31 OCT 10
        LOC:  CINCINNATI, OH
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SHPE.ORG
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  JUL 10
  BBB.  NATIONAL WOMEN OF COLOR (NWOC) IN TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
        DATE:  28-30 OCT 10
        LOC:  DALLAS, TX
        WEBSITE:  WWW.WOMENOFCOLOR.NET
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  30 APR 2010
  CCC.  SOCIETY OF WOMEN ENGINEERS (SWE) CONFERENCE
        DATE:  4-6 NOV 10
        LOC:  ORLANDO, FL
        WEBSITE:  WWW.SWE.ORG
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  MAR 10
  DDD.  AMERICAN INDIAN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING SOCIETY (AISES)
        CONFERENCE
        DATE:  4-6 NOV 10
        LOC:  ALBUQUERQUE, NM
        WEBSITE: WWW.AISES.ORG
        2010 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE:  4 JUN 10
  EEE.  THE ASIAN & PACIFIC ISLANDER AMERICAN SCHOLARSHIP FUND
        (APIASF)
        DATE:  TBD NOV 10
        LOC:  NEW YORK, NY
        WEBSITE:  WWW.APIASF.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.  AFRICAN AMERICAN/BLACK HISTORY MONTH:  1-28 FEB 10
    B.  NATIONAL WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH:  1-31 MAR 10
    C.  DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE:  4-11 APR 10
        HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY:  11 APR 10
    D.  ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH:  1-31 MAY 10
    E.  WOMENS EQUALITY DAY:  26 AUG 10
    F.  NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH:  15 SEP - 15 OCT 10
    G.  NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH:  1-31 OCT 10
    H.  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.NAVY.MIL/CNP.  
CLICK ON THE DIVERSITY OUTREACH LOGO.

6.  POINT OF CONTACT:  CDR LORI ROE, NAVY DIVERSITY DIRECTORATE (OPNAV N134), 
AT (703) 695-3856/DSN 225 OR EMAIL:
LORI.ROE(AT)NAVY.MIL

7.  RELEASED BY VADM MARK FERGUSON, N1.//

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