Recognition For Diversity & Inclusion

HII participates in a number of national diversity conferences annually. These events provide recruitment, recognition and development opportunities for our diverse workforce.

These events include:

  • Black Engineer of Year Awards (BEYA) STEM Global Competitiveness Conference
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
  • Great Minds in STEM Hispanic Engineers National Achievement Award Conference (HENAAC)
  • Women of Color STEM Conference (WOC)
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Conference (SHPE)
  • National Society of Black Engineers Convention (NSBE)

Press Releases

HII was recognized as an industry top supporter of the historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) engineering schools at the annual BEYA Stem conference in February. HII representatives Bill Ermatinger, Edmond Hughes and Dave Belanger are pictured with the deans of 14 HBCU engineering programs. Ermatinger (seated, third from left) is HII’s executive vice president and chief human resources officer; Hughes (seated, fourth from left) is vice president human resources and administration of HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding; Belanger (seated, fifth from left) is vice president quality and engineering, also of Ingalls Shipbuilding. Photo courtesy of Career Communications Group

Other Recognition

Newport News Shipbuilding Talent Acquisition Recognized for Commitment to Hiring Individuals with Disabilities

Siyani Blount and Parnetha Callahan of Talent Acquisition attended the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Service (DARS) award breakfast on October 4, 2017 accepting the ‘Champions of Disability Employment Award’ on behalf of Newport News Shipbuilding where they were recognized for community outreach, partnership and commitment to hiring individuals with disabilities.

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