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Made with Code (SHPE SFBA and Google) Dec. 7, 5:30 PM 2016 at 1 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers San Francisco Bay Area has partnered with Google to invite young women of age 13-18 to attend a new holiday emoji coding project at a Made with Code Party for CSEdWeek at the SF Google Office! The idea is to support the next generation of teen girl coders, therefore the event is focused on young women of age 13-18.

RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeNTu-8v8ATkBYlTpNStvAlY9WC6jX5Ev0I_psg-JClWHgW4Q/viewform?c=0&w=1

Breakfast With Engineers Dec. 3, 9:30 AM 2016 at Napa Valley College

SHPE Napa Valley College Student Chapter is hosting a "Breakfast with Engineers" event. The event includes a breakfast buffet, a professional & graduate panel (speed networking style), and a networking session at the end. SHPE SFBA is helping NVC find professionals to participate in their engineering panel to answer questions and advise future engineers.

SHPE Conference 2016 Nov. 2, 8:00 AM 2016 at Seattle, Washington

The SHPE Conference is the major event for SHPE Inc. and the largest technical and career conference for Hispanics in the country. Each year, the conference attracts over 5,000 engineering professionals, students and corporate representatives.

SFBA SHPE Fright Night Oct. 27, 6:30 PM 2016 at Bayfair Center

Come and join SHPE SFBA in a night full screams that will leave you sleeping under the covers!

See below for more details. Don't forget to RSVP. See you there!


SHPE SFBA General Meeting @ Autodesk Oct. 21, 6:30 PM 2016 at 1 Market Street #200 San Francisco, CA 94105

We are happy to invite you to our general meeting this month, please join us and bring anyone that may be interested on joining SHPE or other members that you keep in touch with.

Get updated on all the news about SHPE regional and national as well as learning about new career opportunities and professional development. We will be having a vey interesting presentation by AutoDesk, The Future of Making Things with Forge.

Autodesk will take SHPE members behind the scenes with an exclusive look to its new platform for engineers and entrepreneurs, Forge. Autodesk is launching Forge to help developers build new businesses in the changing manufacturing landscape. We are inviting innovators to take advantage of Autodesk’s cloud platform to build services that turn today’s disconnected technologies into highly connected, personalized experiences. SHPE members will get an exclusive look and an opportunity to see behind the scenes how Forge will transform the design/make/use space.

The event is free and open to SHPE professional and student members. Heavy appetizers and beverages will be served.

Please Register through Eventbrite, link below;


Bay Area Bomba Blast 2016 Oct. 15, 9:30 AM 2016 at 260 E Tasman Dr, San Jose, CA

The SHPE San Francisco Bay Area & Silicon Valley 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, Cisco will host us on their campus. Also, Cisco will be present at National Conference so this event is a great way for students to practice with recruiters.

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

AGENDA (TBD) - 9:30 to 2:30PM



FOR THE EVENT: Bring three copies of your resume, update your LinkedIn profile, and if you have business cards, please bring them.

DRESS CODE: Business Professional

SHPE SFBA Engineering Day At The Exploratorium Sept. 25, 10:00 AM 2016 at Exploratorium

Join your SHPE San Francisco Bay Area chapter as we celebrate our 14th Annual “Engineering Day”. A full day of lively bilingual programs for adults and children for FREE with a flyer. Only one flyer per family or per group is necessary.

Explore and celebrate the contributions engineering makes to our world. Contact me, Jorge Hinojosa, [email protected], if you would like to volunteer for this event. A volunteer prep session will take place prior to the event so let me know if you would like to volunteer so I can sign you up!

Please save the date. We will use this Facebook event to share the latest details.

Hope to see you all Sunday September 25th!!!

Independencia 2016 Sept. 15, 8:00 PM 2016 at Press Club, 765 Market St, San Francisco

Please join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage month at Independencia 2016
We are co-hosting Independecia 2016- a social gathering of Latino professionals and lovers of Latin American culture at the beautiful Press Club in downtown San Francisco with DJ Santanero and DJ Juan Data playing the best of musica Latina.
This is a member appreciation event and you're invired +1. RSVP is required for free entrance (note: RSVP does not guarantee entrance- first come first serve).
To RSVP please go to: http://independencia2016.eventbrite.com/?aff=shpesf
Independencia 2016 is hosted by ALPFA San Francisco, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Contra Costa, SHPE San Francisco, SHPE Silicon Valley, and LAM Network
Arrive before 9PM and receive a ticket for wine at $2/glass.
We look forward to seeing you at the event!

World's 1st Virtual Reality Satellite - Space VR Presentation Sept. 8, 6:30 PM 2016 at 1 Embarcadero, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94111

Please join SHPE SFBA on September 8th, at 6:30 p.m. for a presentation by Blaze Sanders of SpaceVR about the company and its virtual reality satellite. The presentation will take place at the offices of Morris Polich & Purdy, One Embarcadero, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94111.
Blaze Sanders is currently the Chief Technology Officer of SpaceVR (www.spacevr.co/preorder), where he works on camera electronics, satellite communications, and electromechanical CAD modeling. He was previously the Sr. Electromechanical Engineer at Meta Company, where he worked on Augmented Reality glasses that turn you into Ironman, the CTO of Solar System Express (Sol-X) building Ironmans rocket boots and electronics, and was a NASA civil servant at Marshall Space Flight Center and the Technical Program Manager of the JURBAN Google Lunar X PRIZE team working on a robotic Lunar Wormbot.
SpaceVR is the world’s 1st Virtual Reality (VR) satellite, delivering 360-degree Cinematic, Live, Virtual Space Tourism. Thus allowing users to#BeAnAstronaut and experience space firsthand from any mobile, desktop or virtual reality device. Through the use of 360-degree cameras, SpaceVR technology capture footage from the International Space Station’s (ISS) Cupola observatory module back to Earth so consumers can experience space travel in immersive virtual reality. Only 536 people have ever viewed the Earth from space, leading to a unique experience that astronauts refer to as the Overview Effect – national boundaries disappear, conflicts seem unimportant and humans are united in a desire to protect this "pale blue dot" called home. SpaceVR aims to bring this experience to everyone in realizing its mission of bringing the world together to preserve our planet. SpaceVR will provide this content through a “space-as-a-service” subscription model, with packages designed for consumers, classrooms, game developers, museums and more.

Blaze is bringing the following to the presentation for attendees to play with:

• 9 Samsung GearVRs
• 20 Homindo Mini's
• 1 Oculus

Refreshments will be served.

If you plan to attend, please confirm attendance by emailing Ariana Sarabia at [email protected]

SHPE Membership Mixer Aug. 11, 6:00 PM 2016 at Plank Oakland

Come join your SHPE SFBA chapter for our Membership Mixer. This event is geared for you to come out and connect with other members from our chapter. This is a great way to meet our 2016-2017 executive board, professionals and reconnect with old friends. You will also learn about what your officers have planned for this upcoming year.