Building on his engineering and organizational skills, Tomas has helped youth through providing programs, classes (leadership, professional/personal development and technical) and mentoring through the Raytheon Stand and Deliver Program, SHPE
Leadership Development Conferences among others.
Diana Ortega, General Motors (GM) Quality Launch Manager was elected SHPE
President of the Chicago chapter in October of 2014; her personal mandate to see more Latino candidates was off to a flying start at a recent career conference where GM hired 40 engineers on the spot.
Deborah Martinez, Director of Programs for SHPE
says, "The SHPE
2010 Conference encourages and rewards excellence for Hispanic and Latino high school, undergraduate and graduate students and professionals in the STEM fields who are stepping out into the professional workforce.
Hispanics are projected to comprise 20 percent of the college enrollment in the coming years, and it's critically important for our nation's future that the best and brightest of those students are encouraged to pursue careers in the engineering and technical professions," says, Pilar Montoya, CEO of SHPE
For example, when I was in SHPE
, their National Technical & Career Conference is how I got my job with Honda R&D.
The Annual SHPE
National Conference is one of the largest gatherings of its kind, bringing together more than 5,000 Hispanic students and educators, as well as more than 300 corporate, industry and government recruiters and sponsors.
Garcia, who was first introduced to SHPE
while attending Cal Poly (San Luis Obispo, Calif.
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We are excited to expand our partnership with LULAC and SHPE
in order to better serve the needs of Hispanic students in the state of Texas," said Truman Bell, ExxonMobil's senior program officer for education and diversity.
continues to remain an untapped resource for the demand of more engineers," said Diana Gomez, President, SHPE
a leading provider of recruiting solutions and Talent Relationship Management (TRM) systems, and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE
) today announced a partnership, in which BrassRing will become the exclusive provider of resume databases, job posting services, and job placement services to SHPE
Following the phone call program, members of the organization reached out to admissions and asked if they would send out a letter from the SHPE
to incoming Hispanic students, welcoming their newest classmates to campus and letting them know that the group was there to support them.