Weekly News & Updates | September 14, 2022
CYBERTECH TREK WITH BANK OF AMERICA
Interested in gaining a competitive edge in the in-demand field of cybersecurity? Thanks to our partners at Bank of America, selected participants will receive FREE training and certification coursework in cybersecurity, sponsorship to this year’s National Convention, and mentoring from cybersecurity professionals. This opportunity is open to undergraduate or graduate students. Applications are due September 18.

PASSPORT TO DOW CAREERS
Join us on Tuesday, September 20 at 7pm ET for our Passport to DOW Careers. We will be featuring two speakers from DOW, Andre Argenton, Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of EH&S, and Erika Vergara, Senior Business Quality Leader. They will discuss their journeys and experiences as Hispanic leaders. There will also be Q&A at the end of the event. Don't miss it!

A FAMILIA FUN NIGHT FOR HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
Every month is Hispanic Heritage Month at SHPE, but what better excuse for a Familia fun night? Join us on September 29 at 7pm ET. Everyone is invited! There will be games and PRIZES! We have Amazon gift cards and one lucky (and skilled) competitor will win a free trip to the National Convention in Charlotte.

CELEBRATE HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH WITH NOCHE DE CIENCIAS
Do you know a K-12 student with an interest in STEM? Someone who enjoys creating things with their hands? Who wants to pursue a future in STEM or is interested in learning about engineering and science? Since it's Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re offering nine, free "nights of science" for K-12 pre-college students (and some are already sold out!). So don't delay, check out the dates and times below!

WEBINAR: WHEN HISPANIC CULTURE COLLIDE
Authentic leadership requires that individuals understand how their background and heritage influence how they show up as a leader. Join us on Tuesday, September 27 at 8pm ET for our next latXfactor: When Hispanic Culture Collide. You will learn how to better address issues that can arise when cultural competency intersects with an organization’s culture.

WORDS MATTER: ON THE DEBATE OVER FREE SPEECH
Join us TOMORROW, September 15, at 7pm ET for our next #SHPEReads: GRADS Edition. Author and presenter John M. Herbert, will discuss his work Words Matter: On the Debate over Free Speech, Inclusivity, and Academic Excellence. Professor Herbert is a quantum chemist and faculty member at Ohio State University. All SHPE members that register, attend, and participate in the meeting will receive a $30 DOORDASH gift card!

LEARN ABOUT THE SHPETECH CONFERENCE ON INSTAGRAM LIVE
On Tuesday, September 20 at 7pm ET, we'll be live on Instagram chatting about the always exciting SHPETech Conference! Experts will share new ideas, network, and spark dynamic discussions that invite Convention attendees to be a part of the international conversation on technology. If you missed last week's Academic Conference Live, we've archived it here for you to watch anytime!

QUICK POLL
How will you be honoring Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15)?
By attending SHPE #HHM2022 Events.
By sharing social media posts with my networks.
By asking family members to share something about our past.
By participating in non-SHPE related events.
By just being me!
PREVIOUS SURVEY'S RESULTS!
Last week we wanted to find out your status with regards to National Convention registration. We had 239 responses. 20% said they've already signed up, while 27% confirmed they would by the early bird deadline, September 30. 21% of you are still figuring things out. 16% aren't sure they can go, but 17% know that they can't make it. #themoreyouknow
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Noche de Ciencias with META | September 15 @ 7pm | CLOSED
#SHPEReads: Grads Edition | September 15 @ 7pm| Register
CyberTech Trek Applications Due | September 19 | Apply
Tune Up Tuesday - SHPEtech Conference | September 20 @ 7pm | Follow
Passport to DOW Careers | September 20 @ 7pm | Register
Medtronic InternSHPE Application Deadline | September 21 @ 9am | Apply
Noche de Ciencias sponsored by Toyota | September 21 @ 7pm I FULL
Google Conference Scholarship Deadline | September 22 | Apply
Tune Up Tuesday - Convention Reminders | September 27 @ 7pm | Follow
Noche de Ciencias sponsored by 3M| September 28 @ 7pm I FULL
Noche de Ciencias sponsored by 3M| September 29 @ 4pm I FULL
latinXfactor: When Hispanic Culture Collide| September 29 @ 8pm I Register
Hispanic Heritage Month: Noche de Cultura | September 29 @ 7pm | Add to calendar
2022 National Convention - Regular Rates End | September 30 | Register
Noche de Ciencias sponsored by 3M| October 5 @ 7pm I Register
Noche de Ciencias sponsored by 3M| October 6 @ 4pm I Register
#SHPEReads: Grads Edition Latinx Heritage Month| October 11 @ 7pm| Register
Noche de Ciencias sponsored by Bechtel | October 11 @ 7pm I Register
Noche de Ciencias sponsored by 3M| October 12 @ 7pm I Register
Noche de Ciencias sponsored by 3M| October 13 @ 4pm I 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.