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Trusted Voice of Engineering Leadership
Founded in 1964, NAE advances the welfare and prosperity of the nation by providing independent advice on matters involving engineering and technology, and by promoting a vibrant engineering profession and public appreciation of engineering. The NAE is part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, an independent, nonprofit organization chartered by Congress to provide objective analysis and advice to the nation on matters of science, technology, and health.
  • NAE is the only organization that has within its ranks the brightest minds in the world representing all fields of engineering, and the ability to convene these experts to provide expertise, leadership, and insight for the benefit of all people.
  • NAE awards more than $1 million in prizes recognizing individuals whose outstanding engineering achievements, innovation and education have contributed to the well-being and freedom of humanity.
  • EngineerGirl Ambassadors receive training on designing, developing, and implementing engineering projects to engage elementary and middle school students in their local community through NAE at the National Academies in Washington, DC.
  • NAE programs such as The Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering are promoted widely via social media to ensure access to broad audiences.
  • NAE holds numerous meetings, symposia, forums and other events to identify, discuss and address issues of importance and their global impacts.