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SHPE Engineering Day @ The Exploratorium Sept. 27, 10:00 AM 2015 at Pier 15, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111

Join your SHPE San Francisco Bay Area chapter as we celebrate our 13th Annual Engineering Day. A full day of lively bilingual programs for adults and children for FREE with a flyer (coming soon). Only one flyer per family or per group is necessary.

Explore and celebrate the contributions engineering makes to our world. Contact me, Manuel, 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 27th!!!

SHPE SFBA's "Be Your Own Boss - Strategic Road Mapping to Create Your OWN Destiny Aug. 27, 6:30 PM 2015 at 680 Folsom

Do you have a business idea but arent quite sure about what to do next? Have you ever considered being an entrepreneur? Join us as we welcome Arlene Mendoza, SHPE SFBA member and Entrepreneur, as she walks us through the steps when considering to start your own business. Find out how to prepare to launch your business, how to transition from a full time employee to being an entrepreneur, and learn about the day to day activities and strategies to run your business.

We will also be raffling off a prize for our SHPE SFBA paid members that attend this event. We hope to see you there.

Please use the Google form to register of this event: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1_xxxZVL90iAYGZ2oAB_n_w_sNh6f6_aU6CpZ16nwCfc/viewform

SHPE SFBA Membership Mixer July 23, 6:30 PM 2015 at Plank

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 the 2015-2016 executive board, new professionals and reconnect with old friends. You will also learn about what your officers have planned for this upcoming year.

Event Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015

Event Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Event Location: Plank
98 Broadway, Oakland

Event Contact: If you have any questions about this event, please reach out to Samantha Suriano, at

We hope to see you all there!

Intel's Professional Development & Career Series (iPDCS) July 18, 8:00 AM 2015 at Intel Corporation - SC12

SHPE SFBA invites you to Intel's Professional Development & Career Series event this Saturday. Come and learn how to "bring your authentic self to work", and learn about "the brand of you". There will be two workshops, followed by a career fair. The details are provided below:


8:00am - 9:00am Registration / Networking / Continental Breakfast

9:00am - 9:30am Intel Welcome

9:30am - 10:30am Workshop #1 - Bringing Your Authentic Self to Work

Presented by Neil Green Director of Strategy & Market Intelligence, Data Center Group, Intel Corporation.

During this workshop you will learn that being your authentic self means being comfortable with whom you are and openly sharing that with others. Neil will share his path to bringing his authentic self to work.

10:30am - 11:00am Break

11:00am - 12: noon Workshop #2 - The Brand of You

Presented by Rosie The Closer Zepada, CEO of Compelling Conversations

During this workshop you will learn that effective communication starts with awareness that we are all connected and our messages have an energetic effect on other human beings. Consistency is this output of messages and the energy behind it allows others to be attracted to you.

12:00pm 12:30pm Closing Comments

12:30pm 2:30pm Networking | Intel Career Fair

Learn about Intel career opportunities. If you are interested in registering for the career fair, learn more about opportunities, speak to our Hiring Managers and possibly be selected for an onsite interview, please submit your resume by clicking on the following link Intel.com/jobs

Learn about our partner organizations.

Dress Code: Casual

To register, go here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/intel-professional-development-career-series-ipdcs-santa-clara-ca-q3-2015-tickets-17637083993?aff=SHP

LAM's 8th Year Anniversary Gala & Community Awards Celebration June 27, 8:00 PM 2015 at W San Francisco

SHPE SFBA invites you to LAMs 8th Year Anniversary Celebration being held at the W San Francisco. This event is a celebration of SF Bay Areas Latino professional community with numerous local and national organizations co-hosting the event.

LAMs anniversary event has become one of the largest networking Latino professional events of the year with over 500+ guests attending. This year will be no different, with a packed agenda for the event.

There will be an award ceremony showcasing the Bay Areas Latino talent, live performances, and dance reception with DJ Santero and DJ C Bass playing the best of musica Latina.

This year, LAM is celebrating the 3rd annual LAM Community Awards presented by Verizon where the most amazing individuals will be recognized by everyone in attendance. LAM has evolved to be a community of close 10,000 Latino influencers. LAM members are highly motivated emerging Latinos and Latin culture enthusiasts and have proven to be the new generation of movers and shakers.

Get your tickets early as there is a promotional code that will expire soon.

To buy your tickets, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lam-8th-year-anniversary-tickets-16852643711?access=SHPE2015

2015 ASCE YMF Charity Golf Tournament June 26, 11:30 AM 2015 at Sunol Valley Golf Club

Hey Everyone,
Looking for an opportunity to show off your golfing skills? Our friends at ASCE YMF Bay Area Chapters are hosting their annual golf tournament. This year with proceeds to benefit the ACE Mentor Program. To set up your own team or participate as an individual contact Ivy To at [email protected] Our SHPE SFBA chapter is also looking into registering our own teams. Please contact our President Aaron Martinez or Vice-President Jimmy Galvez if interested. Great opportunity to network while having fun!

SHPE SFBA 2015-2016 Chapter Board Elections May 28, 6:30 PM 2015 at Macys.com

Join SHPE SFBA for our general meeting on Thursday, May 28. This meeting will be focused on elections for next years officers. We encourage you to attend this event as all paid members will be able to vote for the candidates.

Join us as we listen to each candidate give their speeches of why they want to run for the executive board. Since this will be a shorter meeting than normal, we will be going to a local establishment afterwards to network. If you are a paid member and would like to vote, but wont be able to make it to the meeting please reach out to Aaron Martinez. You must be a paid member to run for any position.

Below is a description of each position:

Outreach Coordinator - Liaison between chapter and community events

Membership Development Coordinator Liaison between our chapter board and our membership.

Student Outreach Coordinator - Liaison between our chapter and university students.

Secretary - Assist in chapter operations / bookkeeping

Webmaster Run our website and assist chapter in IT services.

Treasurer Track chapter finances

Professional Development Coordinator Liaison between chapter and industry to serve our members.

Vice-President Oversee/Assist president in chapter operations.

President Oversee chapter operations / Serve as liaison between our chapter and SHPE National Office.

SHPE SFBA Project Management & 2015-2016 Officer Nominations April 30, 6:30 PM 2015 at EBMUD

Join us next Thursday for our general meeting! We would like to announce that Jimmy Galvez, our current SHPE SFBA Vice-President, will be in town and he will be giving a presentation on Project Management. He will also be talking about some of the projects that he is working in the Bay Area!

We will also be having nominations for the 2015-2016 year! If you would like to run or nominate someone, please go to our Google Form or you can also do it in person during the meeting.


Family Science Night @ Charles Drew Elementary April 7, 6:00 PM 2015 at 50 Pomona Avenue, San Francisco, CA, 94124

This is the fourth and last location for the Exploratorium Family Science Night series.

I personally like working with kids and the field of Engineering for obvious reasons ;)

Activities such as these combine these two passions of mine. If you share this interest, activities like these are prefect for you!

Exploratorium and SHPE-SFBA appreciates any help. These 1hr events are fast-paced and fun!

Hope you can make it out and please let me know if any questions come up.

Home Buying 101 April 2, 6:30 PM 2015 at 680 Folsom Street

Purchasing a new home, whether a first home, upgrade or downsizing, it is all a complex process that is constantly changing. SHPE SFBA invites you to learn the steps to navigate the market, and properly prepare for the largest purchase or sale in your lifetime! Be educated to have a happy and successful home buying/selling experience. In this workshop, you will learn the five key components of owning a home. We hope to see you at this workshop!

Please register through the Google Form link https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1S9IGMGNPLVhMWH36nd5ftttJbp9qrbSvwoaju6_Djhk/viewform