Weekly News & Updates | March 17, 2021
NEW VICE PRESIDENT, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & EXTERNAL RELATIONS
Please join us in welcoming Anabel Evora, the new Vice President of Business Development and External Relations. Prior to SHPE, Anabel was the Senior Director of Development for The Everglades Foundation where she created one of the most significant partnerships in the organization’s history to advance environmental education.

STEM EDUCATION COALITION SENDS LETTER TO WHITE HOUSE
SHPE is proud to be one of 100 national, state, and local organizations that signed a letter to the White House from the StemEdCoalition urging President Biden to use his office to highlight the critical role that learning in STEM plays in advancing our country’s technological leadership and economic future.

DO YOU WANT TO BE A SHPE LEADER? NOMINATIONS DUE MARCH 29
Are you ready to step into a nationally-recognized volunteer leadership role with SHPE? We are looking for passionate candidates who want to give back to the Familia by making a positive impact at the highest levels of the organization.

CONGRATS TO THE REGIONAL SEMI-FINALISTS FOR THE VUCA COMPETITION
Thank you to all of the members who are competing in the all-new Designing for a VUCA World Competition sponsored by America's Navy. We are delighted to announce that the Regional Semi-Finalists have been selected to move on to the next stage of the event at their respective RLDCs.

PASSPORT TO DOW WEBINAR SERIES FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
Register now for the next in the Passport to Series, exclusively for graduate students, "Let's Get DOWn to Research - Dow's Technology Innovation." Join the team from Dow and the National Graduate Committee on March 30 for this insightful webinar.

ENGINEERING MEETS THE LAW: WOMEN IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
We are honoring Latinas in Engineering for Women's History Month with two dedicated latinXfactor webinars. Join us for the next one on March 24 with Justice Dalila Argaez Wendlandt, Brianna Hinojosa-Smith, and Daniela Sanchez.


REMINDER! SCHOLARSHPE APPLICATIONS ARE DUE APRIL 30
The ScholarSHPE program helps fill the gap in the Hispanic education pipeline from high school through to successful career placement in STEM fields. For the 2020-2021 academic year, SHPE provided $620,000 in scholarships.This year YOU could be one of those recipients!

IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER FOR RLDC 4 & 6
It's not too late to register for RLDC 4 & 6, taking place virtually March 25-27. Take advantage of this opportunity to make new friends, find your next career move, and build up your leadership skills.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
RLDC 5 & 7 | March 18-20 | Virtual | Register
RLDC 4 & 6 | March 25-27 | Virtual | Sponsor | Register
latinXfactor Engineering Meets the Law Webinar | March 24 | Register
Nomination Due for SHPE Elections | March 29 | Nominate
Let's Get DOWn to Research Webinar | March 30 | Register
RLDC 1, 2, & 3 | April 15-17 | Virtual | Sponsor | Register
ScholarSHPE Applications Due | April 30 | More info
SHPE Election Voting Begins | May 1 | More info
Networking Opportunity with DOW Employees | May 5 | Register
SHPE Election Voting Ends | May 25 | More info
Let's get DOWn to Business Webinar | June 16 | Register
2021 STAR Award Nominations Due | July 15 | Nominate
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.