AAAEA-Capital Area
Arab American Association of Engineers & Architects -Capital Area


Together, We Are Better!

Advocating for Arab American Professionals Since 2008

10 Year Anniversary Video

10 Year Anniversary Video

Mission Statement

The AAAEA is a non-profit, non-political, non-religous  professional organization dedicated to helping its members succeed in their professions by networking among each other through seminars and social activities. Full membership is open to all architects, engineers and computer science professionals and students of Arab heritage residing in the USA.


  • To further the public welfare whenever engineering knowledge is involved and to act upon matters which are the concern of the engineering profession.

  • Promote cooperation and mutual assistance among members.

  • Conduct academic review courses and technical seminars to update members' knowledge on the latest technologies and regulations effecting the engineering profession.

  • Maintain a scholarship program to encourage qualified and talented students to pursue engineering field studies.

  • Cooperate with other professional organizations.

  • Serve the professional interest of the general membership and strive to promote professional consciousness and fellowship through collective interdisciplinary activities all in accordance with recognized and established engineering ethics, and within existing applicable laws.

Annual Dinner Gala Comments

What a wonderful event! Glad to have been there. Good people, good music and good food........what’s not to like? All in an environment that is respectful of the elders and nurturing of the youth. Again, well done!
— Barnett A. Carroll Jr. - President / LEED AP - Aegis Mechanical Corporation
Thank you so much for all your hard work, it is very much appreciated. The evening was lovely. Keep up the good work.
— Emad Elshafei, PhD, PE, PTOE - Chief of Traffic and Transportation - Department of Public Works - City of Rockville
Just wanted to say thank you and how much I enjoyed addressing the group this evening, keep doing great things and making a difference for Maryland. I loved getting to see everyone, your organization is doing great things.
— Gregory Slater, Administrator - Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration

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