Event Category: Diversity

2023 AISES National Conference

The AISES National Conference has been held annually since 1978 and is an unparalleled opportunity to connect companies with over 2,500 Indigenous high school juniors and seniors, college and graduate students, educators, workforce professionals and our corporate, government, private foundation, nonprofit, and tribal partners for professional development, networking opportunities, research presentations, workshops, awards, and traditional Indigenous cultural events.

AISES 2023 Regional Conference: Region 3

Every spring the seven Regional Conferences gather student and professional members to champion each other and expand their knowledge and skills through a wide variety of workshops and sessions.

Regional Conferences are typically held at college campuses, hosted by the school’s AISES Chapter. Many professional members participate as mentors and speakers, sharing their expertise and facilitating discussions in areas like engineering, environmental science, or on crossovers between traditional ecological knowledge and western science.

WNM 2022 Women In Manufacturing

Join WESST Farmington Women’s Business Center and NM Manufacturing Extension Partnership for Manufacturing Days as we celebrate women in Manufacturing. Manufacturing has traditionally been a male-dominated industry—fewer than one third of manufacturing employees are women. Working women who are moms and leaders within their family and community often go unrecognized and balancing of work life is particularly tough on women. Though there have been improvements in recent years, women are still under represented in the manufacturing industry.

WNM 2022 Business Planning for Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs

Are you an indigenous woman that is looking to start a business? Are you ready to build and develop your business roadmap that will lead to creating a business plan?

If so, then join us virtually for this class!

The business planning process includes diagnosing the business internal strengths and weaknesses, improving its efficiency, working out how it will compete against other competitors, and setting milestones for progress so they can be measured.

Female Entrepreneurship: Why Gender Matters

WNM 2022 Brown Bag Training Special - Female Entrepreneurship: Why Gender Matters

Facilitated by WESST Farmington Women's Business Center

Topic: Managing a Business

According to the World Bank, female entrepreneurs make significant contributions to economic growth and to poverty reduction around the world. In the United States, for example, women-owned firms are growing at more than double the rate of all other firms, contribute nearly $3 trillion to the economy and are directly responsible for 23 million jobs.

Managing a Business: Black Men Who Own It

This panel will discuss the positive contributions African American men make in their families, businesses and communities. Connect and engage with those who share a passion for professional and leadership excellence in every field of endeavor.

Attendees will experience impactful speakers and practical information while providing greater opportunities to discuss championing support for black men.

Tribal Clean Energy Summit 2022

What To Expect
This nation-to-nation roundtable discussion between tribal leaders, Secretary Granholm, and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) senior leadership will explore how tribes can harness clean energy to enhance energy sovereignty, addresses climate resilience, and build stronger economies.

Participants will also learn more about key DOE programs and funding, and engage with senior DOE leaders on: