• Radka Z. Nebesky
    Director of Development
    National Academy of Engineering
  • Stephanie Halperin
    Associate Director of Development
    National Academy of Engineering

Giving to NAE

Leadership in a World of Accelerating Change

Donors to the NAE understand the need for diversifying the field of engineering, breaking down barriers that hinder innovation, redefining what it means to think like an engineer, and ensuring our workforce is positioned to tackle the grand challenges of the 21st century. Thanks to our members and friends, the NAE provides leadership in a world of accelerating change. With your support we advise the nation, excite girls about starting a career in engineering, engage college students in critical thinking across disciplines, and convene up-and-coming engineering leaders. 

If you would like to learn more about how you can make an investment in the NAE and get involved in advancing our mission, contact Radka Z. Nebesky, Director of Development, or Stephanie Halperin, Associate Director of Development.


Donor Spotlight

Kent Thomas Leaves Estate Gift to Carry on His Legacy

Thomas FamilyThe National Academy of Engineering (NAE) recently received a $100,000 gift to establish the Dr. L. Kent Thomas Advance, Innovate, and Mentor (AIM) Fund. This fund is made possible in part by a charitable donation from Dr. Kent Thomas’ estate to carry on his legacy.

The AIM Fund will provide critical funding to NAE programs that currently exist or are in development, such as the new Inclusive, Diverse Engineering for All (IDEA) Program. IDEA has been designed to provide practical foundations and inspire community activity to broaden inclusion and diversity as well as equitable and entrepreneurial talent development.

Read more about the new fund established by Dr. Thomas. 

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