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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Greater Philadelphia

  • Philadelphia, PA

This organization has not appeared on the IRS Business Master File in a number of months. It may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.

Mission Statement

The purposes of the Society are set forth in its Articles of Incorporation, which are: (a) To advance Hispanic engineers and scientists in employment, education, and economic and social welfare; (b) To improve the quality of education and training programs preparing Hispanic students to become professional engineers and scientists; (c) To implement programs benefiting Hispanics seeking to become engineers and scientists; (d) To increase the number of Hispanics entering the field of engineering and science.

ruling year

2007

Principal Officer

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Iliana Limon

EIN

23-2573017

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Nonmonetary Support N.E.C. (B19)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Professional Development Seminar Series This ongoing program provides professional development seminars and workshops to keep members informed of technical advances in a variety of areas, including technology, engineering, the sciences, and the community. Business Card Exchange Series These ongoing informal professional networking events keep members connected. The development and grow of a business network is especially vital to young professionals or those new to the Philadelphia area. Engineers Week Seminar This annual seminar on Professional Engineer licensure encourages professionals and students to continue their educational development. Latino Heritage Month Reception During this celebration of Hispanic culture the chapter also honors students, professional and corporations that have made notable contributions to the chapter and community. Attendees enjoy cultural performances, lively dancing and excellent food. Pre-College Initiatives Pre-College Day In collaboration with other professional associations and local area colleges we offer high school students the opportunity to attend excellent educational workshops, motivational speakers, and networking opportunities with engineers in the corporate and university communities. These people are an indispensable resource for young and motivated students interested in technology and science. Cascade Mentoring Program Established in 1997 this program encourages students to excel in math and sciences. The program starts with professionals and cascading to college, high, middle and to elementary school students, mentors work with small teams on school-approved math, science, and technology based projects. SHPE Jr Chapters With support and guidance from AHETEMS/SHPE these high school after school clubs encourage and facilitate student participation in programs nationally aligned with SHPE Inc. These include various academic summer camps, FIRST® Robotics Competition, the National Science Bowl®, the SHPE Pre-College Symposia, local science fairs, and other engineering competitions. SHPE Chapter Development Executive Board Sub-regional Retreat In an effort to maintain strong student chapters this day long event provides the student executive boards with all the essential resources and support required to run an outstanding SHPE chapter. College Workshop Series Corporate representative and chapter members present workshop to help student members develop essential soft-skills including resume building, interview skills, presentations and various industry spotlights. These on-campus are valuable opportunities for students to meet and network with both corporate representatives and local professional members. College Socials Series These ongoing informal social events keep professional and student members connected as well as retain alumni involvement. They also foster a close social network and the sense of SHPE Familia. Community Involvement Computers for Schools Program Donations to local schools and non-profit community organizations enable students and families to access technology and the internet. Holiday Toy Drive Donations to local non-profit community organizations help provide children with a message of hope and giving and hopefully motivate them to grow into caring productive members of society.

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Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Greater Philadelphia

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Principal Officer

Iliana Limon

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