Weekly News & Updates | August 17, 2022
THANK YOU FOR JOINING US AT OUR FAMILIA MEETING
This past Monday, we held our first Familia Meeting and it was a blast! We took some time to get to know our new Board Chair, Fernando Paz, and find out more about his leadership style and hopes for SHPE's future. Thanks to all who asked such great questions! And if you missed it, never fear! We've archived it on our website, and you can watch anytime.

SHPE OUT LOUD - A NEW PODCAST COMING SOON
We have some very exciting news! On August 22, SHPE will be launching its first podcast, SHPE Out Loud. Join us once a month as we interview thought-leaders and SHPE members just like you! This will be a space where Hispanics in STEM can speak up and get down to the nitty-gritty of success. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Listen to the trailer now!

APPLE ENTREPENEUR CAMP APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
Apple Entrepreneur Camp is now accepting applications for underrepresented founders and developers with app-driven businesses. Attendees receive code-level guidance from Apple engineers, insight from Apple leaders, and more through a comprehensive online experience. Apply by Wednesday, August 24.

JOIN US EVERY TUESDAY ON INSTAGRAM LIVE
Every Tuesday at 7pm ET, we'll be live on Instagram chatting about the different aspects of National Convention with the experts in charge of them. Our next one is happening on August 23, and will feature all things related to competitions. Learn about each of the challenges, and what it will take to earn that victory lap! You won't want to miss it!

SHPE RECEIVES AWARD IN ENGINEERING FROM AL DÍA
On August 10, AL DÍA held its inaugural Leaders in STEM awards ceremony, honoring eight companies for their commitment to promoting diversity in the STEM landscape. The 2022 honorees were Girls Inc, GSK, Coded by Kids, Comcast, SHPE, PECO, MathCorps, and Philadelphia Futures. We are thrilled to be included among such incredible company!

GOOGLE CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR NATIONAL CONVENTION
Google believes that everyone deserves an opportunity to pursue connections in the industry, networking with peers, and a career path in technology. To help break down the barriers people may face in attending these events, they are now offering scholarships for selected conferences, including our 2022 SHPE National Convention! Deadline to apply is September 22.

ARE YOU READY TO COMPETE IN CHARLOTTE?
When you register for the 2022 SHPE National Convention, be sure to check the box to be a competitor in Charlotte in November. We have many opportunities to challenge you including Extreme Engineering, Cybersecurity Competition, Design Challenge, and more. Boost your resume and win cash prizes! If you've already registered, you can log-in to your profile and sign-up today.

QUICK POLL
Will you be tuning-in to SHPE Out Loud on August 22?
You bet!
I can't on August 22, but I will be listening later!
I'm still deciding. Remind me again.
No. Podcasts aren't really my thing.
PREVIOUS SURVEY'S RESULTS!
231 of you responded to last week's question about professional development webinar topics. The #1 topic was creating an elevator pitch with 24%. But closely tied for second, "interview skills" and "personal branding" both came in with 23%. Resume writing was next with 16%, and "dress to impress" was last with 14%. #themoreyouknow
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Tune Up Tuesday - Competitions | August 23 @ 7pm | Follow
Back to School Noche de Ciencias | August 24 @ 5pm ET
Back to School Equipando Padres | August 24 @ 7pm ET I Register
Apple Entrepreneur Camp Deadline | August 24 | Apply
Tune Up Tuesday - SHPEtinas | August 30 @ 7pm | Follow
Tune Up Tuesday - Professionals Conference | September 6 @ 7pm | Follow
Tune Up Tuesday - Academic Conference | September 13 @ 7pm | Follow
Tune Up Tuesday - SHPEtech Conference | September 20 @ 7pm | Follow
Google Conference Scholarship Deadline | September 22 | Apply
Tune Up Tuesday - Convention Reminders | September 27 @ 7pm | Follow
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.