Latinos in Science and Engineering
The Society of Mexican American Engineers and Scientists (MAES) was founded in 1974 by a group of professional engineers, for the purpose of advancing Mexican-Americans in the engineering and scientific fields. MAES is a national non-profit organization with professional and student chapters throughout the United States and Mexico. The primary mission of the Society is on the image of development. Firstly, by projecting the positive image of our members through their accomplishments, MAES will achieveits underlying mission, which is to eradicate the sterotypic perception that society has had of Mexican-Americans. Secondly, by providing a networking and nurturing environment to develop their professional image, its members have opportunities to develop and hone their leadership, communication, management, and technical skills.