Columbia Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
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About Us

As one of Columbia’s pre-professional organizations, the Society
of Hispanic Professional Engineers work to promote professional
development, leadership, and community outreach through a series
of panels, panels of discussions, seminars, and workshops to
allow students from all backgrounds to become the next generation
of Hispanic leaders.

As part of the greater national organization, SHPE exists to change
lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest
potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access,
support and development. SHPE's vision is a world where Hispanics
are highly valued and influential as the leading innovators, scientists,
mathematicians and engineers.

1st Pillar: Professional Development

Professional Workshops for students on the following topics: resume/cover letters, networking, dress for success, elevator pitches, preparing for a career fair, etc.

2nd Pillar: Leadership

Career & Leadership Development workshops

3rd Pillar: Community Outreach

-High School & College Students
-Technology, Engineering and Science professionals
-Members of the Hispanic Community

Upcoming Events & Initiatives

  • February 2nd

    Leadership 101
    8-9pm, Hamilton

  • February 9th

    Valentine's Day Study Break
    8-9pm, Hamilton

  • February 16th

    Speaker Series 1
    8-9pm, Hamilton

  • Join SHPE!


Here are some highlights from our recent events.

2014 SHPE Conference

November 6th-9th, 2014

First-Year Study Break

October 2014

2014 SHPE Banquet

May 5th, 2014

Career of a Software Developer

April 2014

Valentine's Day Study Break

February 2014

SHPE Bonding

November 2013

2014-2015 Executive Board

Alejandro Ortiz


Lesley Cordero

Vice President Internal

Gerardo Arevalo

Vice President External

Jesús Mora-Valle


Michelle Ynsinare


Frank Cabada

Fundraising Chair

Naimun Siraj

Alumni Relations Chair

Luis Torres

Professional Development Chair

Eli Epperson

Community Outreach Co-Chair

Diana Jaramillo

Community Oureach Co-Chair

Erika Soto

First-Year Representative

Nicholas Villalobos

First-Year Representative

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