SHPE.org | September 2019
The CEO Corner
Beyond Authenticity
I n last month’s CEO Corner, I talked about the imposter syndrome: the inability to acknowledge and appreciate one’s accomplishments—and the persistent fear of being exposed as a “fraud.” For me, the imposter syndrome represents a false narrative. If you’re Hispanic (and especially if you’re a Hispanic woman), chances are you’ve earned every bit of what you’ve achieved—whether educationally, professionally or as a servant leader in your community.
Not surprisingly, the post sparked a lot of conversations. And one word that kept coming up was authenticity: how we stay true to ourselves in the face of ever-changing expectations... 
National Convention 2020 & Beyond
Save the date now for the 2020-2022 National Conventions!
2020
Denver, Colorado
October 26 - November 2
2021
Orlando, Florida
November 10-14
2022
Charlotte, North Carolina
November 2-6
RLDC 2020 Locations Announced
We're excited to announce that locations have been selected for each of the Spring 2020 Regional Leadership Development Conferences.
1: Bay Area, California
2: Los Angeles, California
3: Albuquerque, New Mexico
4: Newark, New Jersey
5: New Orleans, Louisiana
6: Batavia, Illinois
7: Atlanta, Georgia
Congratulations to Dr. Hernandez
Congratulations to Another PECASE Recipient from SHPE
Dr. Robert Hernandez, Lead Naval Systems Engineer (Retired), was also awarded the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers ( PECASE). He joins Professor Idalis Villanueva and Professor Alejandro Rodriguez in this honor.

latinXfactor : Sharpen Your Professional Edge
SHPE On the Move
Brianne & Monique pitching SHPE to Arizona State University students
Brianne visiting with members of the University of Arizona chapter
SHPE Programs & Events teams meeting in Texas about #SHPE2019
The DFW professional chapter kicks off Gutierrez-Laclette Engineering Development ApprenticeSHPE ( GLEDA )
Monique & Dora with Karl Reid at NSBE’s Professional Development Conference
Brianne visiting with members of the University of Houston chapter
Deadline Reminders
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