Facebook To Host The Society Of Hispanic Professional Engineers’ National Institute Of...

Facebook To Host The Society Of Hispanic Professional Engineers’ National Institute Of Leadership Conference 2015

Facebook Headquarters to be the Training Ground for Future SHPE Hispanic Leaders



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Facebook To Host The Society Of Hispanic Professional Engineers’ National Institute Of Leadership Conference 2015

Facebook Headquarters to be the Training Ground for Future SHPE Hispanic Leaders


INDUSTRY, California, Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), the leading national organization for inspiring and empowering Hispanics to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) has partnered with Facebook for the SHPE’s flagship leadership program, National Institute of Leadership Conference (NILA) 2015, which will be held at Facebook’s Headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

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NILA 2015 is the premier leadership training program for SHPE students nationwide at University and for SHPE professional chapter executive board members. Conference participants will experience leadership and strategic planning training, engage and interact with over 250 Latinos and Hispanic professionals, students, and corporate representatives from Fortune 500 Companies, and evolve as leaders through case study projects that challenge the attendees to solve a social issue.

“We’re very excited that Facebook is hosting NILA 2015 at their corporate headquarters,” said Richard H. Morley, SHPE CEO.  “Facebook has opened their doors and provided a great opportunity for our members to experience their campus and connect with their employees. Their partnership with SHPE continues to confirm Facebook’s commitment to diversity and STEM.”

NILA workshops will be led by Fortune 500 companies, including Facebook, to prepare SHPE members taking chapter leadership positions.  The Oculus team will also provide conference attendees an interactive demo of their latest virtual reality products. 

NILA 2015 will be held August 5-9, 2015 at Facebook’s Headquarters in Menlo Park, California. For more information on NILA 2015 visit: www.shpe.org/nila

About SHPE
The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers offers a network of more than 350 chapters nationally. SHPE’s mission is to change lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development. SHPE provides a variety of programming and resources including hosting the largest annual Hispanic STEM conference in the nation.  For more information, visit www.shpe.org.

About Facebook
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Facebook To Host The Society Of Hispanic Professional Engineers’ National Institute Of Leadership Conference 2015