Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (S.H.P.E.)

SHPE Region 5 Banquet 2013

Mission

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers ,(SHPE), changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development.

History

SHPE was founded in Los Angeles, California in 1974 by a group of engineers employed by the City of Los Angeles. Their objective was to form a national organization of professional engineers to serve as role models in the Hispanic community. The concept of Networking was the key basis for the organization.  SHPE quickly established two student chapters to begin the network that would grow to encompass the nation as well as reach countries outside the United States.  Today, SHPE enjoys a strong, but independent, network of professional and student chapters throughout the nation.

Vision

SHPE’s vision is a world where Hispanics are highly valued and influential as the leading innovators, scientists, mathematicians and engineers.

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