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ISSUE 9 • MAY 2022

Can I get a drumroll? After two years of mainly virtual events. We are back in person! We are lucky of having Qualcomm hosting SHPE San Diego Professional Chapter! Spread the word, and bring a friend... or TWO! Please register by May 10, 2022 
Where: Qualcomm
 When: Friday 13, May 2022
Time: 6:30pm to 8pm PST 
Annual Banquet

You are cordially invited! After 2 years of mostly virtual events, we are extremely excited for our 40th Annual Banquet! 
Where: The Dana Inn
 When: Friday 24, June 2022
Time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm PST 
Purchase Tickets Here
April 2022 Recap:

Friday 15, April 2022
We held our GBM via zoom.  This time we had the awesome Fernando Rosario literally provide us with a great workshop on how to focus your energy and empower us to advance by properly defining out goals.  His presentation "Who is your Caddy?" was well received.

Saturday 16, April 2022
EMPOWER High School Conference at SHPE UCSD.  SHPE San Diego Professional Chapter supported by finding presenters to volunteer for this great event.  We had a great time networking with the UCSD and High School Students.

Friday 29, April 2022
Night with Industry & Networking Took place at Southwestern Community College!!  Had the fortune of collaborating with the Math, Science & Engineering Department to make this happen.  SWE Southwestern was also instrumental in helping us promote the event inside SWC.  Great turnout and fantastic conversations. Thank you Ana Reyes from LPL Financial for sponsoring great food from "Tomatitos"

Saturday 30, April 2022
LeaderSHPE Retreat Region 2 Took place via zoom!!  Great event supporting many of our Region 2 members!!!  SHPE San Diego Professional Chapter President  (Lazaro Herrera) supported as a panelist for this event.  Thank you Miguel Angel Guzman for the opportunity.

Coffee Chats

Curious about what's going on behind the scenes? Want to talk about careers? Seeking the best seafood spot in SD? Feel free to ask and talk about ALMOST anything in our weekly Coffee Chats! Hope to see you there.

When: Every Wednesday, 12:00 pm (NOON)
Where: Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 929 3836 4203
Passcode: chats2022
Zoom Link

Hola!!!  The month of April 2022 has been extremely busy with activity in our SHPE San Diego chapter!!  We have been successful in supporting with volunteers and organizing in person events.  To list a few of the events:

*SHPE San Diego GBM: "Who is your Caddie?" (Fernando Rosario) via Zoom (4/15/2022)
*EMPOWER @SHPE UCSD (4/16/2022)
*Night with Industry & Networking @Southwestern Community College (4/29/2022)
*LeaderSHPE Retreat Region2 via Zoom (4/30/2022) 

Our chapter is strong!!!  Much support from the professional community as well as the student chapters is visible!!

As we enter May 2022, I want to wish "HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!!" to all our members who embrace that title.  You deserve the recognition from us for ALL the hard work you do!!!  Gracias!!

Once again, I hope you give yourself a chance to really live and believe in the core values of SHPE; FAMILIA, SERVICE, EDUCATION & RESILIENCE!!!

Whatever your opinion is about how things are going we are here to support and be together...because we are stronger if we unite!!

We have NILA 2022 coming up.  This will have two parts, one will be virtual and for Presidents you will be going to Orlando if your schedule permits.

We would like to hear your opinion as a professional... "HOW CAN WE SERVE YOU?"  What would you like to see that would help and give you confidence to join us (SHPE SD)?  Please send your response or comments to email:

If you are unsure...remember...YOU BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE!!!
I encourage you to SERVE in SHPE San Diego Professional Board to make and take decisions that EMPOWERS our Community!!!

Once again, we do need your help and support to continue moving forward as the strong organization that we have always been. I look forward to seeing everyone IN PERSON at our GBM hosted by Qualcomm (5/13/2022).


SHPE San Diego Professional Chapter is asking for your support!!

"SHPE San Diego Scholarship Campaign 2022" is officially open!!
We are looking to raise $25,000 dlls to provide (25) students with scholarships. If we raise more that would be great!!!

We are looking for Industry and individual(s) support!!!


Any amount is Welcome!!

Send Pledge amount to:
Subject: 2022 Scholarship Campaign 
Tax Deductible 2022

You can go to our website but we NEED YOUR SUPPORT!!!

Networking Event!!!

Purchase your tickets by scanning QR above or at link below.

Enter Code: ERG
This will get you discount and into the VIP Section for the Networking Event!!!
Purchase Tickets Here
NILA 2022 Coming up

The 2022 National Institute for Leadership Advancement (NILA) offers a valuable opportunity for SHPE's volunteer leaders to acquire the skills and knowledge needed to be successful, certified chapter leaders.

The 2022 conference will be held in two parts. If you expect to be a chapter or regional leader for 2022-2023, please plan to attend.

Part 1 - Certified Chapter Leader Program | All chapter officers | Virtual | June 16-18
Part 2 - Presidents Summit | Chapter presidents | Orlando, FL | August 3-7

Regional leaders* and chapter presidents are expected to attend both conferences.

Please register ASAP in order to receive the SHPE Chapter Leader Workbook prior to the event!

Register Here

Join Membership

We want to do a great job but also need your HELP!!!

If you are a recent graduating student with a bachelors, please take your 1 FREE year Professional SHPE membership and join SHPE San Diego Professional.

If you are a professional and not yet a PAID member of SHPE, let us know how we can help you to become a PAID member of our SHPE San Diego Professional Chapter.

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