Weekly News & Updates | August 10, 2022
2022 NILA PRESIDENTS SUMMIT
It was an inspiring, productive time last week at the 2022 NILA Presidents Summit! We had 182 chapter presidents, regional leaders, board members, sponsors, and staff show up in Orlando for four days. A more formal wrap-up is coming later, but for now check out the quick recap video from Day One!

2021-2022 SHPE CHAPTER AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED!
Through twice a year assessment, chapter leaders report their activity, impact, and lessons learned. Based on evaluations of those assessments, SHPE acknowledges chapter excellence through three awards: National, Regional, and Blue Chip Chapter Awards. The 2021-2022 winners are here! Congratulations to these chapters for making the SHPE mission a reality in their communities.

CONGRATS TO OUR 2022 MEETING TRENDSETTER
Kudos to SHPE's Senior Director of Conference & Events, Nicole Knoderer, CMP, for being named a "2022 Meetings Trendsetter" by Meetings Today magazine. Anyone who has been to a SHPE event with Nicole in charge knows just how well-deserved this honor is. Congrats, Nicole. We're so lucky to have you on our team!

APPLY FOR A FALL 2022 GOOGLE PUBLIC POLICY FELLOWSHIP
The Google U.S. Policy Fellowship program offers undergrad and grad students interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on tech policy issues. If you are a student who is passionate about technology, and want to spend the semester diving headfirst into Internet policy, then be sure to apply by August 12.

SHPE IS HIRING A MANAGER EXTERNAL RELATIONS
SHPE has a new career opportunity available! We are hiring for the position of Manager, External Relations. This role is responsible for creating and strengthening mutually beneficial relationships between SHPE members and partner organizations that rely on a STEM workforce. If you resonate with our mission, learn how to apply below!

SIGN UP FOR A BACK-TO-SCHOOL EQUIPANDO PADRES
Are you a parent or guardian of a K-12 student with an interest in STEM? We're offering a fun, free Equipando Padres workshop about The Summer Before College just for you. Join us on Wednesday, August 17, from 7-8pm ET to learn how you can best support and encourage your child to succeed in STEM. The workshop will be offered in both English and Spanish.

REGISTER NOW FOR OUR FIRST FAMILIA MEETING
Our first Familia Meeting is this Monday! We'll hold these Zoom calls once per quarter on a different SHPE-related topic with different speakers followed by a Q&A. This month get to know our new Board Chair Fernando Paz and get your questions about the Board answered. Send questions in advance to familia@shpe.org.

QUICK POLL
What topic is of most interest for a professional development webinar before the convention?
Resume writing
Interview skills
Personal branding
Dress to impress
Creating an elevator pitch
PREVIOUS SURVEY'S RESULTS!
We had 312 responses to our question "How many languages do you speak fluently?" While 17% of you said 1, the vast majority, at 53%, said you speak 2 languages. Another 17% speak 3 or more. And 13% stated that "It's complicated." #themoreyouknow
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Google Public Policy Fellowship Deadline | August 12 | Apply
Q3 Familia Meeting | August 15 | Virtual | Register
Back to School Noche de Ciencias | August 17 @ 5pm ET
Back to School Equipando Padres | August 17 @ 7pm ET | Register
2022 National Convention - Regular Rates End | September 30 | Register
2022 National Convention | November 2-6 | Charlotte, NC | Register
Please email marketing@shpe.org if you have an event to add to the calendar.