Developing leaders to energize the future of nuclear.

North American Young Generation in Nuclear (NAYGN) provides opportunities for a young generation of nuclear enthusiasts to develop leadership and professional skills, create life-long connections, engage and inform the public, and inspire today’s nuclear technology professionals to meet the challenges of the 21st century.

Professional Development

Providing a forum for the professional development of our membership

Public Information

Inform and engaging the public about nuclear science and technology

Networking

Fostering closer professional and personal relations among our members.

Knowledge Transfer

Contributing to the exchange of information among generations of nuclear professionals.

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2020 Annual Awards Nominations Open!

NAYGN 2020 Annual award nominations are due in less than 1 WEEK! You have till SUNDAY, FEB 28th! Survey Monkey link:...

Emotional Intelligence Webinar Recap

Thank you to all of our NAYGN members who joined us for the 'Emotional Intelligence for Leaders' webinar. Emma Paul, a First Line Manager...

2020 NAYGN Essay Contest Winners

The 2020 NAYGN Essay Contest has concluded!  The contest was open to students in grades 9-12.  The essay prompt for the 2020...

Canadian Chapters and Members Meet with NRCan to Discuss Modernizing Canada’s Radioactive Waste Policy

Canada’s Radioactive Waste Policy Framework was established in 1996 and consists of a set of principles governing the institutional and...

2020 Canadian Regional Conference

Follow us on twitter @NA_YGN_CA for professional development, nuclear career opportunities and daily news. Upcoming Regional Conference...

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Developing leaders since 1999

NAYGN has always been at the forefront of developing future leaders within the nuclear industry.  Each year our organization and supporting chapters provide countless opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Making a Measurable Impact 

Every year we ask our organization and chapters across North America to track metrics against Professional Development, Networking, Public Information, and Community Service to measure the incredible impact we make on the industry, each other, and our communities.  2019, was another excellent year for our organization!

Professional Development Hours from Chapter Events

Networking Hours from Chapter Events

People Reached through Public Information and Community Service Activities

Featured Initiatives

Children’s Books

Adventure along with our friends Marie and George as they learn about the different kinds of electricity and what keeps the lights on at night!

2020 Career Report

Every two years, our Benchmarking Committee compiles a Career Report that surveys our membership to get a pulse on the industry and array of differing topics.  Check out this year’s result to learn more!

Partnering with Industy Leaders

NAYGN took a big step and formed a key partnership with Nuclear Energy Institue (NEI), Women In Nuclear (WiN), and the American Nuclear Society (ANS).  By joining these innovative groups together, we hope to leave a positive impact on the nuclear industry for generations to come!

 

Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to creating an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our organization and in the nuclear industry. As a membership body, it is our goal to build a diverse environment with intentional strategies to welcome and uplift everyone within our field.  

We understand that achieving equity is a continuous process, so we invite any active member of NAYGN to join our Diversity and Inclusion committee as we strive towards a welcoming culture for all.

Chapters Across North America

We have 100+ chapters spanning across 7 different regions.

Each chapter has their own leadership, goals, and initiatives which closely follow the organization.  These chapters provide an incredible opportunity for growth, networking,  professional development, and knowledge transfer. 

Each year our chapters make an impact!

Committees and Growth Opportunties

To keep our organization running smoothly, we have a number of committees that continually curate exceptional content and work.  Our committees are based off of these four areas.

  • Professional Development
  • Public Information
  • Communications
  • Organizational

Board of Directors

Our organization is run by a volunteer led Board of Directors. Every year a new Board is elected by our membership to continue fostering growth and providing new opportuntities for leaderhsip.

Amber Von Ruden

President

Monica Beistline

Vice-President

Lee Causey

Past-President

10k+ Members within North America

“NAYGN has been instrumental in helping me grow professionally and personally.  It is great to be a part of an organization of people that want to make a positive impact on the nuclear industry and on each other!”

Paul Balik

Communications Officer, NAYGN (2019 - 2021)

“I love talking to people about nuclear energy and NAYGN gives me the opportunity to reach new audiences! Through opportunities stemming from NAYGN, I have practiced my public speaking, presented on Capitol Hill, and been interviewed on a podcast.”

Amanda Lang

Public Information Officer, NAYGN (2018 - 2021)

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North American Young Generation in Nuclear
PO BOX 32642
Charlotte, NC 28232-2642

info@naygn.org

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