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Mission

SHPE's mission is to promote the development of Hispanics in engineering, science and other technical professions to achieve educational excellence, economic opportunity, and social equity. We fulfill this Mission by increasing educational opportunities, promoting professional and personal growth and reinforcing our reputation as a vital Hispanic organization. We also carry out our social responsibility to be involved in education, business and enhancing pride within our organization.

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The Pillars of SHPE

Professional Development

Activities geared at the soft skills and/or technical skills breadth requirement of the members' current workforce competencies.

Leadership Development

Activities geared towards developing leadership skills of members, ensuring a solid foundation of leaders within the executive board and the successful transition of officers.

Chapter Development

Activities promoting recruitment/retention of members, promote a solid foundation for the chapter itself in terms of funding, presence and/or influence in the local community.

Community & Outreach Service

Activities specifically promoting STEM awareness in the K-12 community and/or supporting the local community.

Student/Professional Chapter Interaction

Activities promoting professional and local student SHPE chapter interaction and mentorship by the SHPE professional chapter.

Career Development

Activities geared towards the career and management development with the specific intent of upward mobility and/or advancement within the members' career.