About Us


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.


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


SHPE’s core values are the deeply ingrained principles that guide all of our actions; they serve as our cultural cornerstones. They are inherent and cannot be compromised, either for convenience or short-term economic gain.


We take responsibility for our collective strength and passion by developing communities, building a diverse and inclusive membership, and challenging each other to be our best.


We act on a foundation of service. We commit to deliver the highest levels of quality, integrity, and ethical behavior. We act with empathy, patience, and understanding.


We value formal education and professional development. We are dedicated to continuous improvement and renewal. We learn from successes, setbacks, and each other.


We embrace our diverse cultures and communities, which enable us to adapt, thrive, and persist with optimism.

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Table depicting bachelor's degree completion by ethnicity

Five Pillars

SHPE encourages members to seek leadership opportunities to better prepare themselves for the workplace. To do this, many opportunities are generated within the chapter itself to facilitate the growth of future leaders.

Leadership Development

Professional Development

Academic Development

Chapter Development

Community Outreach

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