Upcoming Events

See a current list of upcoming AABE events including National Conventions, Golf Tournaments, and Meetings


Active Members

Learn more about how being an active member of AABE helps shape the future of energy production and management in the future.



Scholarships assist African American, Hispanic, and Native American students with the cost of pursuing a bachelor’s degree in energy-related fields at an accredited college or university.



AABE offers scholarships for high school seniors and a scholars’ program for college students including mentorship and internship opportunities for students majoring in energy-related fields.



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Our Mission

Energy Knowledge for our Community

Who We Are

Our Impact

How It Works

Our mission is to provide leadership development, networking and volunteering opportunities for energy-related industry professionals and entrepreneurs. In addition, our mission is to fundraise and support community outreach activities that expose students to energy-related STEM projects and scholarship opportunities.


The AABE Florida Chapter members’ vision is to form strong business community partners to raise funds for programs that will spark the interest of the emerging workforce by educating young people about opportunities in the energy area.
Whether through sponsorship dollars, volunteering or presenting to the students help make our vision a reality. As we continue to grow our programs, the partnerships with our sponsors are vital to the success of our programs.


The Florida Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy (AABE FL) is one of 38 active chapters in six geographic regions in the United States operating under the affiliation of the AABE National Association. AABE is an energy policy and educational organization whose members participate in every segment of the energy sector throughout the United States.


The purposes of AABE

As a Resource

To serve as a resource for policy discussion of the economic, social and political impact of environmental and energy policies on African Americans and other minorities


To ensure involvement of African Americans in governmental energy policy-making by recommending capable sensitive and informed personnel to appropriate officials


To encourage African American students to pursue careers in energy-related fields and to provide scholarships and other financial aid for such students


We Need Your Help

Donate today to AABE’s scholarship programs and help the youth of today grow into the energy industry leaders of tomorrow

Membership and Advocacy at work

Member Impact Statement

The Florida Chapter of the American Association of Blacks in Energy’s (AABE FL) primary focus areas are professional development, community engagement, and membership growth. Members gain invaluable connection with other energy industry professionals through our professional growth activities, youth energy-related STEM projects, and networking opportunities.

The success of our Scholarship, Youth Energy Academy and STEM projects programs are possible because of the generous support from our corporate sponsors, members, and individual contributors. Thank you for your support!


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