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October 2019 General Body Meeting: Microaggressions Oct. 17, 6:30 PM 2019 at TBD

We'll have presenters speak to us about microaggressions in the workplace, how to identify them, and how to deal with them.

Location: TBD
Oakland, CA

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Bay Area Bomba Blast 2019 Oct. 12, 8:00 AM 2019 at San Francisco State University 1600 Holloway Avenue San Francisco, CA 94132


The SHPE Silicon Valley & San Francisco Bay Area Professional Chapters cordially invite you to energize your career and join us for a one-day seminar to improve your skills: resume writing, interviewing with recruiters and navigating a career fair. This year the event will take place in San Francisco.

We are looking for professionals to volunteer for the resume workshops and mock interviews and we invite our student members from the SHPE university chapters to participate.

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Latino Engineering Day Sept. 29, 9:00 AM 2019 at Exploratorium The Embarcadero San Francisco, CA 94111

Join SHPE SFBA for a day of activities and discussions geared at engaging the next generation in STEM. Come tinker, explore new exhibits, and reflect on your own career as you share the wonders of engineering with young minds.

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Fall 2019 MentorSHPE Mixer Sept. 28, 8:30 AM 2019 at University of San Francisco 2130 Fulton St San Francisco, CA 94117

Scope: Provide valuable career development workshops, panels, activities to students and the professional volunteers

Professionals! Share your story! Sign up to be a panelist, workshop presenter or speed mentor. Email [email protected] if you are interested.
Students! Sign up to meet all the amazing professionals and learn about mentorship and goal setting.

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September 2019 General Body Meeting: Preparing for the SHPE National Convention Sept. 19, 6:30 PM 2019 at TBD

Come learn about the 2019 SHPE National Convention "The Power of Transformation" that will take place in Phoenix, Arizona from Wednesday, October 30th to Sunday, November 3rd. We'll have presenters speak to us about their experiences attending the National Convention as a professional and their tips to make the most out of this conference. As a reminder, the SHPE National Convention is "the country's largest gathering of Hispanic STEM students and professionals"!

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Hike @ Stinson Beach Sept. 7, 9:00 AM 2019 at Village Green Park Cll Delmar Stinson Beach, CA 94970

Join the SHPE SF Bay Area Professional chapter as we have our first hike of the year! This is rated as a moderate hike and the entire 6.8 Loop contains 3 trails - Dipsea Trail, Steep Ravine Trail and the Matt Davis Trail. Come enjoy the sunny Stinson Beach weather and enjoy the beautiful scenery!

We highly encourage you to bring some snacks and water for the hike!

If you can offer or need a ride, please check the corresponding box on the Eventbrite.

Our proposed hike: ~2 hour hike. We will be meeting up at Village Green Park and from there we will go to the start of Dipsea Trail Head. There we will go until we pass Steep Ravine Ladder and hit Matt Davis Trail and then take a loop back to the Stinson Beach Parking Lot.

Just a heads up, there will be low service in the area so please keep that in mind.
Parking: There is free parking at Stinson Beach Parking Lot.

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August General Body Meeting Aug. 22, 6:00 PM 2019 at Geosyntec Consultants 1111 Broadway Street 6th Floor Oakland, CA 94607

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, SF Bay Area Chapter invite you to join us for our first general body meeting of the year, hosted by Geosyntec Consultants!

Geosyntec is an environmental consulting and engineering firm that works with private and public sector clients to address new ventures and complex problems involving our environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure.
The meeting will highlight four engineers who will discuss their experience in the private consulting world. They will provide personal examples of how they have utilized their Spanish skills to better their personal brand and attract clients from Latin America and Puerto Rico.

We will begin the meeting by going over SHPE announcements, followed by the panel presentation/discussion, and ending with a brief Q&A session. Wine, beer, and light snacks will be provided.
Geosyntec Consultants is located right next to 12th St. BART station in downtown Oakland.

Front entrance is under construction. Follow signs for 1111 Broadway entrance and check in at the front desk to be allowed onto the 6th floor.

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August Board Game Night Aug. 15, 6:30 PM 2019 at Macy's Tech, 680 Folsom Street San Francisco, CA 94107

Board Game Night! Join SHPE SFBA for a THURSDAY night full of BOARD GAMES! This will be our first of many board game nights and are looking forward to having y'all join us at Macy's Tech. You are encouraged to bring your favorite board games and snacks!

Let us know what you are bringing below:

Hope to see you there!

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Fall 2019 Kick-Off Mixer Aug. 1, 6:30 PM 2019 at Mad Oak Bar, Oakland

Calling all SHPE professionals & Latinx Engineers in San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area!!! Please join us for our Fall Kick off Mixer on Thursday, August 1st. This will be our first official event of the year, and we can't wait to have you join us! Light appetizers will be provided.

Please feel free to spread the word and bring a friend! Make sure to RSVP for this event through Eventbrite!

Any questions please contact Event Organizer and Membership Development Chair: Tatiana Diaz-Gallegos
[email protected]
There is free street parking after 6pm and Lake Merritt BART station is a few blocks away!
Attendees must be 21+ as they will be carded at the venue.

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End of Year Summer Picnic & Hike June 22, 10:00 AM 2019 at Redwood Bowl Staging Area Fern Ravine Trail Oakland, CA 94611

Join the SHPE SF Bay Area Professional chapter as we close the year with a summer picnic and a hike! We have the Anna Costa picnic spot reserved in Roberts Regional Recreation Area. Come enjoy the sunny Oakland weather and meet the new board! We'll also have other fun activities like frisbee and soccer to name a few!
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