June 2019 Newsletter

One of the great things about the Fourth Industrial Revolution—what many have called the Information Society—is how relatively easy it is to find the answers we’re looking for. Whenever I need a compelling stat to include in a CEO Corner or LinkedIn post—“number of Hispanics in STEM,” for example—usually all it takes is a quick Google search. One thing technology can’t do, however, is teach us how to ask the right questions... READ MORE
Register by June 21 for the 33rd National Institute for Leadership Advancement (NILA) being held July 31 - August 4 at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Arizona.
The goal of this four-day leadership development conference is to equip SHPE's regional and chapter leaders with the skills and knowledge for success.

We encourage two leaders from each SHPE chapter to attend this important annual meeting.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2019! You make the SHPE familia so proud. Here are just a few of our many, many #SHPEgrad pics. Follow @SHPENational on Instagram to see more.
Nicolas Fernandez 
The Ohio State University
Jose Luis Estrada
University of San Diego
Texas A&M International University
Kevin Galdama
North Carolina A&T State University
Linda Alexander Rodriguez
Virginia Commonwealth University
Juan Fernando Mijangos
Texas A&M University
Francisco Polo Salinas, Juan Guilliod, Thaer Shouma | Penn State
Robert Tovar
Arizona State University
University of Oklahoma
Throughout 2019, online leadership magazine  Vision , will be featuring SHPE member leaders who are doing amazing things in the world.
Engineering a brighter future for Hispanics
Opportunity of a lifetime
Our ScholarSHPE program helps fill the gap in the Hispanic education pipeline from high school through to successful career placement in STEM fields. For the 2018-2019 academic year, SHPE provided approximately $340,000 in scholarships to 150+ students.

This year YOU could be one of those recipients! Apply by June 30.
CONGRATULATIONS to all of the winners of our 2019 election!

And thank you to everyone who took the time to vote and to all of the candidates for their time, effort, and dedication.
Every quarter we will share highlights from each region, as reported to us in the Quarterly Regional Reporting (QRR) meetings.
Region 7 held a Diversity Networking Dinner with 80 attendees on February 5. The Duke University chapter hosted this casual networking and dinner event with representatives from 16 organizations.
Region 5 held a Sub-Regional Retreat on March 9 with the following chapters in attendance: University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, University of Tulsa, University of Texas Arlington, and University of Texas Dallas.
Region 4 held a Pre-College Engineering Day on March 22. The City College of New York chapter hosted this social gathering to connect graduating seniors in the New Jersey area with the professional chapter to improve retention.
Region 2 held their 2nd Annual SHPEtinas Conference on April 6 with over 80 attendees. Hosted by the University of California San Diego chapter, this conference creates a sense of community through a series of workshops catered towards the needs and experiences of Latinas.
Region 1 held a MentorSHPE Mixer on March 2 with a group of 30 attendees. Hosted by the San Francisco Bay Area Professional Chapter, this one-day “speed-mentorSHPE” event gives students and professionals the opportunity to interact one-on-one.
Oh no! Your membership might be about to expire!

If you haven't yet renewed for the 2019-2020 year, now's the time to do it so you don't miss even a minute of your SHPE familia. All 2018-2019 memberships expire at midnight on June 30.
Our latest latinXfactor™ webinar was  Transforming Your Failures Into Success with our own Region 5 Vice President Fernando Ceballos. Don’t worry if you missed it! Watch the webinar recording now:
Register now for the next latinXfactor™ webinar: How To Be An Effective Team Player on Wednesday, June 26 , at 8pm ET/5pm PT.
P.S. Check out the latinXfactor playlist on YouTube for past webinars.
Are you subscribed to the SHPE SmartBrief ? This complimentary weekly e-newsletter, brought to you by SHPE in collaboration with SmartBrief, provides a quick, two-minute read that will help keep you up to date on the latest news and trends in STEM, specifically, and the Hispanic community, generally.
Michelle Figueroa (left) and Monique Herrera (right) with Maria Sanchez (center) from Northrup Grumman at the SHPE offices in Los Angeles.
Thank you to United Technologies for hosting the quarterly SHPE Industry Partnership Council (IPC) meeting in Palm Beach, Florida!
Michelle Figueroa (left) and Monique Herrera (right) with Maira Garcia (center) from Honeywell at the IPC meeting in Palm Beach, Florida.
Nora Rincon (General Motors), Julio Grapa (P&G), Kristine Salerno (United Technologies), Monique Herrera (SHPE), Carrie Hunter (Texas Instruments), and Tracey Coates (Eaton) in Palm Beach.
Raquel Tamez presenting at the HISPA San Antonio Youth Conference held at St. Mary’s University.
Dr. Dora Renaud visiting  The University of Texas at San Antonio  campus with the Student Success Support team and new Chapter President  Erick Galicia .
National Convention Registration Opens | June 6 | MORE INFO
latinXfactor Webinar 6 | June 26 | 8pm ET/5pm PT| REGISTER NOW
STAR Award Nominations Due | July 10 | MORE INFO
latinXfactor Webinar 7 | July 24 | 8pm ET/5pm PT
2019 NILA | July 31-Aug 4 | Phoenix, Arizona | REGISTER NOW
2019 National Convention | October 31-November 3 | MORE INFO
Have a special event that you would like added to the SHPE National Events Calendar? Your regional leaders have access to the submission form, so please connect with them to have your event submitted. If you have any questions please email marketing@shpe.org.
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SHPE, a 501c3 tax-deductible non-profit organization, welcomes your financial contributions in support of its endeavors to support educational enrichment programs for Hispanic students pursuing academic studies in science, technology, engineering and math. Our organization is dependent upon the support of sponsors and donors from industry and private donations. Your tax-deductible donation will assist us in continuing our mission of educational enrichment for the Hispanic community.