Entrepreneurship and Startups Workshop

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Please join NSBE Detroit Professionals at Spacelab Detroit on Thursday October 5th from 6-9 pm.

Spacelab Detroit is located on the 7th floor of 607 Shelby St Detroit Michigan 48226. Spacelab Detroit is a new, beautifully renovated, black owned, co-working space downtown. Please see attachment for more details including speaker biographies.

We will have experienced and successful business owners speak on entreprenuership and startups. If you want to speak to successful entrepreneurs please join us. If you want to know how startups work or how some raise money for their startup businesses without working full time then you should come to this event.

Food and refreshments will be served.

Thank you

Julian Bates
NSBE Detroit Professionals – Chair

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NSBE Detroit Professionals Membership Drive 2017

NSBE Detroit Membership Drive 2017

SEEK Detroit Volunteers Needed

Message from our 2015-2017 Chapter Chair

 

NSBE Detroit!

Thank you for allowing me the honor and privilege to serve as your Chair for these past two years.  We’ve accomplished so much together, and I am proud of what we were able to do together.  As we wind down this year and take a break for the summer, I ask that each one of you take a moment and reflect on what you would like to see for our chapter.  If you are interested in volunteering to help plan events, and possibly take on a leadership position on the executive board, please send an email to nsbedetroit@gmail.com.  Planning for the 2017-2018 year will be taking place soon, and your feedback is most appreciated.
Thank you again for your support.  Enjoy the summer, and I hope to see you all again soon!
Sincerely,
Michelle
Michelle Larsosa

National Society of Black Engineers
Detroit Professionals Chapter
Chair
2016-2017


Your 2017-2018 Executive Board

Here are the results of our elections:

Chair – Julian Bates
Vice Chair/Chair-Elect – Crystal Watkins
Treasurer – Monique Lake
Secretary – Vacant
Programs Chair – Vacant
Community Outreach Chair (appointed position) – Amber Spears

The Secretary and Programs Chair positions were not filled during the elections, so we are still looking for interested candidates. We must have all the elected positions filled to remain in good standing as an active NSBE chapter, so please consider volunteering.

Additionally, there are several appointed positions that Julian will be looking to fill:

Membership Chair
College Initiative Chair (CI Chair)
Pre-College Initiative Chair (PCI Chair)
Finance Chair
Professional Development Chair
Telecommunications Chair
Parliamentarian

Anyone interested in any of these positions should contact Julian Bates (bates.julian@gmail.com) for more information.

COMPES Professional Development Conference

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Please join us for the award winning COMPES-PDC (Coalition of Minority Professional Engineering Societies Professional Development Conference)!!! Registration is NOW OPEN!! 

COMPES is comprised of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and they organize a Professional Development Conference (PDC) each year.

[WHEN]
Saturday, May 20th, 2017
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

[WHERE]
Ford Powertrain Engineering, Driveline & Manufacturing, 29500 Plymouth Road, Livonia, MI 48150

[BACKGROUND]

  • Ford Motor Company is the 2017 host corporate sponsor of COMPES PDC
  • The theme of the conference this year is “Self-Driven Success”
  • Kimberly Pittel, Ford Group Vice President, Sustainability, Environment & Safety Engineering will be the keynote speaker
  • Anne Bonney, Speaker and Coach from The John Maxwell Team will be the motivational speaker

[Registration details]

  • Register ONLINE by clicking on REGISTRATION when visiting WWW.COMPESPDC.ORG
  • Cost: 40$ for SWE, NSBE, SHPE, IEEE members and for Platinum and Gold sponsors
  • Registration Deadline: May 6th, 2017

 
The COMPES PDC is being led by Ford members of WiPD and WiM along with Industry partners from SWE, NSBE, SHPE. COMPES PDC allows the ability to network with 200+ professional engineers from private (e.g., automotive, energy, etc.) and public (government) sectors.  Although many are minority professionals, NSBE, SHPE, and SWE are planning this professional development conference for all engineers.  Of previous conference attendees, 80% named networking as one of the benefits and reasons to attend.  There will be sessions on technical topics, soft skills, and on developing tools for personal and professional growth. Previous Conference Sample Survey Feedback – Met/Exceeded Expectations for 98% of previous attendees!

•             “Great information presented in fun and dynamic ways”

•             “I am more energized and feel ready to take on the world”

•             “Wonderful experience”

•             “The environment was inspirational”