SHPE for Academia

Eighty percent of our members are college students. You educate them, influence their career paths, and provide a forum for the exchange of innovative ideas among these rising STEM leaders. So do we. Let’s do it together.


Academia Programs

We’re better together.

The world needs more Hispanics in STEM. This problem is being solved with the experience and expertise of the nation’s leading academics and their respective institutions . You share our vision and are doing something big about it. SHPE is here to partner with you.

How can we help?

We know there are unique challenges in supporting young Hispanics seeking out both degrees and careers in STEM. We know because we wake up every morning with the goal of closing the gap between Hispanics and STEM. To make it easier, SHPE is pooling the knowledge, experience, and expertise of the greatest Hispanic STEM minds and institutions in the country.

Chapter Advisors

Successful SHPE chapters have strong faculty and staff advisors. We need the help of gifted and experienced academic experts like you. Take on this critical and rewarding role today and help shape the next generation of STEM leaders.

Chapter Advisors Page

SHPEtinas: Igniting Latinas in STEM

While women make up 24% of the STEM field, only 3% are Latinas. Join the SHPEtinas—an amazing group of women on a mission to break into the field and become powerful leaders.

SHPEtinas Page

latinXfactor Webinars

Sharpen your professional edge through this webinar series that features leaders at top STEM organizations. Learn how to nail interviews, perfect your resumé, network, and articulate your X-factor to the world.

latinXfactor™ Page


SHPE will pair students with a professional mentor who wants to help guide and challenge them to reach their full potential. You can never have enough role models and connections in STEM!

Convention, NILA, and Regional Events

We’re always putting on events. Our national conferences draw thousands of students and professionals! At Convention alone, you’ll find professionals in STEM, SHPETinas, and Tech & Innovation conference tracks for professionals. And our local events are a great way to connect with SHPE members in your area.

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Wherever you are in the country, there’s probably a SHPE chapter nearby. Hundreds of community colleges, colleges, and universities already have SHPE chapters. And if your school hasn’t established a chapter yet, we’ll help you get one off the ground.

Click here to find your SHPE Student Chapters

"I love the themes of the conference because I have come to believe under no uncertain terms, that STEM is the future of our country & our community.

Marie Cardona Latinovations Founder
We can’t wait to meet you.

Joining SHPE marks the beginning of something great for you—both personally and professionally.