Weekly News & Updates | January 27, 2021
KEEPING OUR COMMUNITY TOGETHER MAINTAINS OUR INFLUENCE
A group’s strength (and power) is measured by the bonds that brings it together, while its weaknesses are measured by the differences that divide it. The stronger those bonds are, the more powerful the collective organization can be. The more the organization fragments itself into smaller subgroups, the weaker it gets until it becomes irrelevant.

LATINXFACTOR™ SCHOLARSHPE SERIES STARTS FEBRUARY 1
To support our students with preparing winning ScholarSHPE applications, we are offering a four-part latinXfactor webinar series every Monday at 8pm ET in February. Register now!

ARE YOU AMERICA'S NEXT LEGO MASTER?
Are you a Lego brick building genius ready to become a master? The international TV sensation Lego Masters is casting the most passionate, creative, and innovative amateur builders now for season 2. Put your skills to the ultimate test.

SHPE MEMBER ANGELICA CORTEZ VEGA FEATURED BY CUMMINS
The Corporate Relationship Chair for the SHPE Indiana Professional chapter, Angelica speaks about her own journey and using connections to build diversity in STEM. She first became aware of IPC member Cummins at the SHPE National Convention and is now a field test engineer for the company.

DIVERSE RECOGNIZES 25 OUTSTANDING WOMEN IN HIGHER EDUCATION
The March 4 issue of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education will will publish its annual special report recognizing women’s contributions to higher education. The article highlights 25 outstanding women including CEO Raquel Tamez.

2021 RLDC REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Do you want to be a leading Hispanic in STEM? Guided by expert speakers, these regional conferences equip Hispanics in STEM to be leaders in their communities and their workplace. Each event also offers a Career Fair for job seekers with opportunities from top STEM organizations.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
ScholarSHPE Application Period Opens | February 1 | More info
lXf ScholarSHPE Webinar #1 | February 1 | Register
lXf ScholarSHPE Webinar #2 | February 8 | Register
lXf ScholarSHPE Webinar #3 | February 15 | Register
Membership Payment Due to be eligible to nominate, vote, or run for SHPE office | February 15 | Elections info
lXf ScholarSHPE Webinar #4 | February 22 | Register
RLDC 5 & 7 | March 18-20 | Virtual | Sponsor | Register (2/16 Early Bird deadline)
RLDC 4 & 6 | March 25-27 | Virtual | Sponsor | Register (2/23 Early Bird deadline)
Election Nominations Due | March 31 | Elections info
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.