San Francisco Bay Area
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

What is SHPE?

The society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (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 of the United States. Today, SHPE enjoys a strong but independent network of professionals and student chapters throughout the nation.

Upcoming Events

Issues Affecting our Community Feb. 22, 6:30 PM at 680 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA

As we see changes happening in our government with the new administration, we would like dedicated this meeting to talk about issues that may affect our community. We will be bringing the following speakers to talk about specific issues:

  • Irma Perez, immigration lawyer
    • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
  • Lizette Mata, Assistant Chief Deputy for California Secretary of State
    • AB60 (Driver’s license for undocumented)
    • Immigration fraud

This event is open to everyone but we do have limited space. If you are interested in attending please reply by accepting this invitation or feel free to contact us.

UCSC SHPE Sportsfest Feb. 25, 9:30 AM at UCSC

SHPE SFBA invites you to join us in attending UCSC SHPE Chapter's annual Sportsfest on February 25th. Teams will be competing in soccer, basketball and volleyball.

Please use the link below to register with our SFBA chapter team. The deadline to register with our chapter is end of day Feb. 23rd. We will be contacting you directly to coordinate transportation and other details. Lets go get a win!

RLDC 2017 April 6, 4:00 PM at Capitol Plaza 300 J Street Sacramento, CA 95814

The Regional Leadership Development Conference (RLDC) for Region 1 will take place in Sacramento, CA this year. RLDC is a 2-day event with interactive workshops, networking events, competitions, and career fair during which SHPE members have the opportunity to develop their leadership skills, create lasting contacts and share best practices for their local chapters. Workshops are tailored for each level of attendee so that lower division and upper division undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals can get the most of RLDC. Take advantage of the EARLY registration rates, see link below.

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Membership is open to all individuals who believe in the mission and goals set forth by the organization. SF Bay Area SHPE does not discriminate based on occupation, ethnicity, or any other classification. The chapter welcomes individuals and corporations alike to join together to fufill the mission and goals of SF Bay Area SHPE.

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