If you’re a Hispanic STEM student, you’re in good company. 80% of SHPE’s members are students, and they’re attending hundreds of different high schools, colleges, and technical programs all over the country. With this kind of reach, there is bound to be one near you. If not, let’s start one today!
Hispanics represent 15 percent of the overall U.S. workforce, but only eight percent of the nation’s workforce in the STEM fields. According to Raquel Tamez, it’s the mission of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) to help improve that statistic and “empower Hispanics as leading innovators, scientists, mathematicians and engineers.”