Building Bridges, Connecting Leaders
SASE to host its ninth National Conference
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Oct. 10-12, 2019) - The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) is excited to host its ninth annual National Conference and STEM Career Fair in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Last year, National Conference and STEM Career Fair attracted around 2,600 attendees from 128 universities nationwide. It is the largest conference and career fair for Asian Americans in North America. Now with over 3,000 expected attendees, this year’s theme, “Building Bridges, Connecting Leaders,” revolves around the future of STEM professionals becoming tomorrow’s leaders.
The three-day conference includes professional and leadership development workshops, networking opportunities, collegiate competitions, and concludes with a STEM Career Fair of 80+ companies and organizations recruiting for candidates. “In the past 12 years, SASE has grown from a dream into a reality that has impacted thousands of students,” SASE Executive Director, Khanh Vu, says. “There is still much left to accomplish but with the support of our sponsors, individual donors, and passionate volunteers, we [will] take SASE to the next level.”
To register and learn more, visit the official website https://conference.saseconnect.org. The lead sponsors for this year’s SASE National Conference are BASF, FirstEnergy, and Shell.
The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE) was founded in November 2007 and has since founded 94 collegiate chapters, as well as, 3 professional chapters. In addition to promoting the professional development of future scientists and engineers, SASE encourages members to celebrate their Asian heritage, advocate for diversity on campus and in the workplace, as well as, provide opportunities to give back to the community. SASE is open to men and women of all majors and ethnic backgrounds. For more information, visit https://www.saseconnect.org.
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Contact: Richard Chu