About Us

The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) was founded in November 2007 to help Asian heritage scientific and engineering professionals achieve their full potential.

SASE is the go-to organization for talent and leadership development in science, engineering & technology.

SASE at a Glance

Since our inception in 2007, we have been rapidly growing. Our organization has reached professional and collegiate communities all over the nation.


Leaders across 70+ Asian ERGs


Collegiate Chapters in the US


States with SASE Chapters

Our History

Organizations existed for other affinity groups - The National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and the Society of Women Engineers – and there was a need for a similar organization where students representing all of the pan Asian cultures could connect and support each other.

2007 - SASE is Established
The Procter & Gamble Company saw the opportunity to improve the recruiting, retention and development of Asian heritage scientists and engineers via a nationally recognized technical organization with student chapters on college campuses. In 2007-08 P&G provided the initial membership contribution to establish SASE as a 501(c)3 organization.
2008 - First Collegiate Chapter
Our oraganization established its first collegiate chapter at Carnegie Mellon University.
2011 - First National Conference
We had our first National Conoference in ... Since then we have held our national conferences annually in different cities around the nation.
2012 - First Professional Chapter
Our first professional chapter was established in Denver, Colorado. We now have 6 professional chapters in cities around the US.
2020 - 100 Collegiate Chapters
In 2020, we met a huge milestone by achieving 105 chapters around the US.

Our Team

Board of Directors



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