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019|[ENG] Empowering Latinas in STEM: Ximena Aristizabal, Andrea Sanchez Sours and Stephanie Serrano

The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers is a US-based non-profit that has been preparing students from a hispanic background for careers in STEM since 1974. We recorded this episode at their 2018 national conference in Cleveland, Ohio where more than 7000 engineering students and professionals met for 4 days of workshops and networking.

In 2015, in the midst of the #IlookLikeAnEngineer movement 3 young Latina Engineers and SHPE members felt that there was something missing from the conference: A space where female students could talk and learn about topics specific to their experiences and where they could celebrate and empower each other. This was how the SHPEtinas were born.

They spearheaded a track for the 2016 conference with workshops and panels led by female professionals and have become a staple of the national conference ever since. Together these 3 women, Ximena Aristizabal, Andrea Sanchez Sours and Stephanie Serrano have grown a movement that has touched the lives of 2000+ female students and young professionals. This is a look at their story.


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017| [ENG] Ana Riveros, Industrial Engineering Student, SHPE Chapter President @ University of Central Florida

Ana Riveros is an Industrial Engineering student and President of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers chapter at the University of Central Florida. We recorded this episode during the annual SHPE conference @ Cleveland, Ohio where more than 7000 professionals and students gathered to connect and learn about #STEM.

Ana is a very charismatic student leader that has gained experience as a reliability engineer at Lockheed Martin and General Motors. Ana shared with us her experience being a female SHPE president, her challenges getting out of her comfort zone working with GM in Flint, Michigan and a reflection on the #SHPE2018 Conference.

**Disclaimer***We recorded this episode at the Historic Cleveland Arcade on the last night of the #SHPE2018 conference. Apologies for the background noise.

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012| Hablemos de Mindfulness: Carolina Lasso, Ex-Google, Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute

Carolina Lasso es una de las personas mas positivas que conozco. Colombiana, Experta en mercadotecnia y amante del mindfulness. ¿Pero que es “mindfulness” o atencion plena? ¿Porque estamos hablando de este tema en un podcast sobre latinos en tech? ¿Sera que Hugo quiere hacer un podcast de autoayuda ahora?

Calma. Sinceramente el poder de la atencion plena es algo que me fascina. Parte de la razon por la que decidi lanzar un podcast es por lo placentero que es apagar el celular, desconectarse del mundo y sentarse a conversar con una persona por una hora. Sin distracciones. Por eso me parecio apropiado abordar este tema por que resuena tanto con lo que mas me gusta del podcasting.

Carolina ha tenido la fortuna de hacer carrera en sitios tan diversos como Telemundo, American Express y Google. Despues de desempeñarse en Google por 7 años como Marketing Manager decidio dar el salto a una nueva aventura en el Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute. Una organizacion fundada dentro de Google que esta dedicada a difundir los beneficios de mindfulness dentro de empresas a nivel global. Han hecho talleres sobre este tema en 100 ciudades en 30 paises distintos.

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