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American Indian Science and Engineering Society

AISES group from 2018

The mission of AISES

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is a national, nonprofit organization focused on substantially increasing the representation of American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, First Nations and other Indigenous peoples of North America in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) studies and careers.

Vision

The vision of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) is for the next seven generations of Native people to be successful, respected, influential and contributing members of our vast and ever-changing global community.

Our Impact

Through the quality and reach of our programs and the longevity and devoted commitment of its “family,” AISES is the leader in STEM opportunity in Indian Country. Members from over 200 tribal nations are represented within AISES, and AISES enjoys the support and partnership of corporate, government, academic and tribal decision-makers.

Purpose

The chapter is formed to advance the objectives of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society; which are as follows:

  • To nurture the building of community by bridging science and technology with traditional Native values.
  • Through its educational programs, AISES provides opportunities for other academic arenas.
  • The trained professionals become technologically informed leaders within the Native community.
  • AISES' ultimate goal is to be a catalyst for the advancement of American Indians as they seek to become self-reliant and self-determined members of society.

Connect:

  • President: Dany Sineway
  • Advisor: Sharyl Majorski, chemistry lab coordinator
  • ​Contact Us: cmu.aises@gmail.com
  • Facebook: Three Fires AISES at Central Michigan University