NILA TURNS 30! Developing STEM Leaders of Today and Tomorrow!
(August 4, 2016) SHPE is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the National Institute for Leadership Advancement (NILA)! An event where food is plentiful but sleep is not, NILA is a life-changing experience for attendees. Newly elected chapter leaders are empowered and fully inspired to create change in within themselves and communities.
SHPE Conference 2016
Build Your Future.
Build Your Workforce.
SHPE Conference is the largest technical and career conference for Hispanics and Latinos in the country. Each year, the SHPE Conference attracts over 5,000 engineering professionals, students and corporate representatives. The conference is an opportunity for engineering companies and corporations to recruit top talent from SHPE membership. In addition it provides educational, technical and career opportunities for professional and student engineers.
SHPE Hosts Nation's Largest Annual Hispanic STEM Conference
Conference Provides Opportunity for Hispanic Engineering Students
BALTIMORE —Area Hispanic engineering students had the opportunity to gain valuable experience at the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers annual conference.
It's impossible to know what these students are making because it's something that has never been created before.
"We are building a marshmallow cannon," engineering student Julian Zuluaga said. It is part of something called the "Extreme Engineering Challenge."
"It's competitive," Zuluaga said. "There are 10 teams. Each team has a company representing them."
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