Our mission is to diversify the practitioners of science by providing programs to encourage under-represented minority students in middle school, high school, and college, to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math. In addition, we mentor and nurture young technical professionals to help them develop the skill to innovate solutions for today’s technical problems.

Due to the impact of the COVID 19 Pandemic the National Technical Association (NTA) will conduct a Virtual 92nd Annual Conference to be held online from September 21-26, 2020 with Clark Atlanta University serving as the institutional host. The conference will feature remote presentations from technical experts with live participant interaction. The theme for the conference is:

Visit the student symposium to review the exciting oral research presentations submitted:

Don’t forget to register for the conference.  Discussions based on the theme will expound on the ideas and methods available to the NTA to broaden participation in STEM and assist in training the technical workforce for the global economy.

We invite all individuals and organizations to participate. The event kicks off on Wednesday with a live broadcast of our opening speaker followed by two days of online panels, live chats and other special events to promote professional and career development.

Become a Member:

Originally established by African-Americans to confront discrimination and unequal opportunity, NTA today is an organization for all minorities, women, and youth pursuing technical careers.  Today nearly half of NTA professional members are women, a testimony to the work throughout its years as an icon for excellence and diversity in America.
NTA  Professional Member Benefits include some of the following:
  • Visibility, promotion, and support
  • Information exchange and networking opportunities
  • Professional growth and development
  • National conferences and awards programs
  • Job search

Please help us to continue to provide direction and incentives for students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Please donate any amount starting with $5.

NTA 20/20 Vision: STEM Diversity – Powering the Next Generation – Keeping It 100!

Virtual Conference