The National Association of Mathematicians, Inc., known as NAM was founded in 1969. NAM, a nonprofit professional organization, has always had as its main objectives, the promotion of excellence in the mathematical sciences and the promotion and mathematical development of underrepresented minority mathematicians and mathematics students. It also aims to address the issue of the serious shortage of minorities in the workforce of mathematical scientists.
NAM's official website is: http://nammath.org The NAM Newsletter is a quarterly newsletter. Find us on facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/namnewsletter Upcoming Event: Dr. Robert Hampshire of the University of Michigan will give the David Harold Blackwell Lecture on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 1:00 pm at the MAA MathFest to be held in Columbus, Ohio. His talk is entitled "Urban Analytics: The Case for Smart Parking". 

Websites of Interest to the NAM Community
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 A wealth of information about Mathematicians of the African Diaspora can be found at: http://www.math.buffalo.edu/mad
 The Benjamin Banneker Association, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to mathematics education advocacy for the learning of mathematics for AfricanAmerican students, can be found at: http://bannekermath.org
 CAARMS (Conference for AfricanAmerican Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences) can be found at: http://www.caarms.net
 The Infinite Possibilities Conference (IPC), a national conference that encourages minority women interested in mathematics, can be found at: http://www.ipcmath.org/