Science and Engineering Diaspora Groups

Name

Region

Country/Region

U.S./North America or Global

Website

Regions: AF=Sub-Saharan Africa; BMENA=Broader Middle-East and North Africa; EAP=East Asia and Pacific; EUR=Europe; LAC=Latin America and Caribbean; SCA=South and Central Asia

Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas

AF

Nigeria

U.S.

http://www.anpa.org/

Association of African Agricultural Professionals in the Diaspora (AAAPD)

AF

Africa

Global

http://www.aaapd-africa.org/

The African Network (TAN)

AF

Africa

U.S.

http://theafricannetwork.org/tan/

African Scientific Institute

AF

Africa

Global

http://asi-org.net/

Algerian American Scientists Association

BMENA

Algeria

U.S.

http://aasa-web.org/

International Association of Life Science Network (IALSN)

BMENA

Iran

U.S.

http://www.ialsn.org/

American Lebanese Medical Association (ALMA)

BMENA

Lebanon

U.S.

http://www.almamater.org/home.aspx

Syrian American Medical Society

BMENA

Syria

U.S.

https://www.sams-usa.net/society/

North American Tunisian Engineers Group

BMENA

Tunisia

U.S.

http://nateg.org/index.html

Society for the Advancement of Science and Technology in the Arab World (SASTA)

BMENA

Arab world

Global

http://www.sastaworld.com/

Chinese-American Bio/Pharmaceutical Society (CABS)

EAP

China

U.S.

http://www.cabsweb.org

Chinese-American Engineers and Scientists Association of Southern California

EAP

China

U.S.

http://cesasc.org/

Chinese Bioscience Association

EAP

China

U.S.

http://www.cbasf.org

Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America

EAP

China

U.S.

http://www.scbasociety.org

Japanese Medical Society of America

EAP

Japan

U.S.

http://www.jmsa.org/

Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA)

EAP

Korea

U.S.

http://www.ksea.org/

Scientific Malaysian

EAP

Malaysia

Global

http://www.scientificmalaysian.com/

Brain Gain Network

EAP

Philippines

U.S.

http://www.bgn.org/

Philippine-American Academy of Science & Engineering

EAP

Philippines

U.S.

http://www.paase.org/

Association of Thai Professionals in America and Canada

EAP

Thailand

U.S.

http://www.atpac.org/

Armenian Engineers & Scientists of America (AESA)

EUR

Armenia

U.S.

http://www.aesa.org/

Austrian Scientists & Scholars in North America (ASCINA)

EUR

Austria

U.S.

http://www.ascina.at/

Georgian-American Medical and Public Health Association (GAMPHA)

EUR

Georgia

U.S.

http://gampha.org/index.php?lang=eng

German Academic International Network (GAIN)

EUR

Germany

Global

http://www.gain-network.org/

Biomedical Scientists of Hellenic Origin in Diaspora

EUR

Greece and Cyprus

Global

http://www.hri.org/helbiomed/

Irish Technology Leaders Group

EUR

Ireland

U.S.

http://www.itlg.org/

Wild Geese Network of Irish Scientists

EUR

Ireland

U.S.

http://www.wildgeesenetwork.org/

Italian Scientists & Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF)

EUR

Italy

U.S.

http://www.issnaf.org

Spanish Scientists in the USA (ECUSA)

EUR

Spain

U.S.

http://www.ecusa.es

Turkish American Scientists & Scholars Association (TASSA)

EUR

Turkey

U.S.

http://www.tassausa.org/

Caribbean Diaspora for Science, Technology, and Innovation

LAC

Caribbean

Global

http://cadsti.org/

Society of Afghan Engineers

SCA

Afghanistan

U.S.

http://www.afghanengineers.org

Bangladesh Medical Association of North America

SCA

Bangladesh

U.S.

http://www.bmana.org/

Association of Pakistani Scientists & Engineers of North America (APSENA)

SCA

Pakistan

U.S.

http://www.apsena.net/

Association of Physicians of Pakistani Descent of North America (APPNA)

SCA

Pakistan

U.S.

http://www.appna.org/

President's Programme for Care of Highly Qualified Overseas Pakistanis

SCA

Pakistan

Global

http://www.ppqp.gov.pk/

The inclusion of an organization in this list does not imply endorsement by any of the partner institutions of NODES.  If you would like to suggest an organization that is comprised of diasporan scientists or engineers to add to this list, please email: diplomacy(at)aaas(dot)org.