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Empowering Hispanics in STEM

Oct 24, 2017

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.” “We want to be a solution,” said Tamez, who serves as SHPE’s CEO. SHPE is a national organization comprised of more than 300 chapters. Read more


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