Weekly News & Updates | February 24, 2021
SHPE AND GROWING UP HISPANIC IN CORPORATE AMERICA
I am often asked why I spend so much time with SHPE as a volunteer. It is an interesting question because I didn’t know SHPE when I went to college, so I am not the product of SHPE. SHPE was barely starting and limited to Los Angeles at the time, and I went to school in Puerto Rico...

JOIN US TOMORROW FOR A CONVERSATION ABOUT ALLYSHIP
Join us tomorrow to commemorate Black History Month with a mixed panel of individuals united in their desire to elevate and amplify Black voices. We will focus on the importance of Allyship and how to be a better Ally to others. Our panelists will highlight their journeys and how Allies have helped them to rise above the challenges they’ve each faced as a result of their intersectional identities.

CELEBRATING ENGINEERS WEEK NOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA
We kicked off Engineers Week on Sunday by honoring the engineers who gave us our start and all this week we will honor those who are shaping our future. Submit your story TODAY and help us show the world why SHPE members are proud engineers!

THE AMERICAN RIVER CURRENT RECOGNIZES SHPE
The campus paper for the American River College - a community college in Sacramento - recently featured their SHPE chapter for connecting underrepresented students to careers in STEM. Congratulations to the chapter and all its members!

CEO RAQUEL TAMEZ SPEAKS TO HISPANIC NETWORK MAGAZINE
Hispanic Network Magazine recently interviewed SHPE CEO Raquel Tamez in their Spring 2021 issue about her journey, her biggest challenges, and taking SHPE to the next level.
 
ENTER THE VUCA COMPETITION AND COMPETE TO WIN PRIZES
Have fun, make new friends, and compete to win valuable prizes, including National Convention registration with a travel stipend! Friday is the last day to sign up for this all-new competition. You won't want to miss it.
 
CELEBRATING LATINAS IN ENGINEERING WEBINAR
Join STAR Award winner Dr. Francis Samalot on March 10 to discuss her inspiring journey and learn about her quest for knowledge and adventure. Learn about visualizing solutions, creating a legacy of engineering excellence, and reflecting on goals and plans to confidently tackle routine and changes in a STEM career.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
latinXfactor Webinar with Prospanica | February 25 | Register
VUCA Competition Sign-Up Deadline | February 26 | Sign up
latinXfactor Latinas in Engineering Webinar | March 10 | Register
RLDC 5 & 7 | March 18-20 | Virtual | Sponsor | Register
RLDC 4 & 6 | March 25-27 | Virtual | Sponsor | Register
latinXfactor Engineering Meets the Law Webinar | March 24 | Register
RLDC 1, 2, & 3 | April 15-17 | Virtual | Sponsor | Register (3/16 Early Bird deadline)
ScholarSHPE Applications Due | April 30 | More info
2021 National Convention | November 10-14 | Orlando, FL | Sign up to be notified
Please email marketing@shpe.org if you have an event to add to the calendar.
CONTACT INFORMATION
Below is the contact information for the departments within SHPE. If you have an inquiry for us, please reach out using one of the email addresses below.

Career Services: careercenter@shpe.org
Corporate Relations/Sales: partnerships@shpe.org
Events: events@shpe.org
Information Technology: it@shpe.org
Marketing: marketing@shpe.org
Membership: membership@shpe.org
Programs: programs@shpe.org
Registration: registration@shpe.org
IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Advocacy) Concerns: familia@shpe.org
All Other Inquiries: shpenational@shpe.org

All of these mailboxes are monitored daily and you should expect to hear back within one business day.