SHPE Boston has had a good year, succeeding in executing key STEM programs, working on strategies for growth, and developing the professional and university talent. Before we depart to spend time with our family and love ones, SHPE Boston would like to celebrate all those dedicated leaders that have allowed us to impact the Hispanic community of the Greater Boston area.

Join SHPE Boston and its partners for a great night of networking, keynote speakers and great food.

Presentation Topic: Developing your Personal Brand 


Your personal brand is all about who you are and what you want to be known for. SHPE Boston has assembled a group of speakers that will discuss how to define your personal brand in corporate america and in your everyday life.



Robert Lopez – Talent Acquisition Leader

Robert Lopez tripped and fell into recruiting and is now a Talent Acquisition leader at Cimpress – the parent company of –  a 5300 employee, $1.5B global technology company.  With a decade+ of corporate and agency experience, Robert is passionate about building personal brands that can be leveraged for increased opportunity and professional advancement.  He is also a diehard Maryland Terrapins fan, for better or for worse (usually worse).


Andrew Rodriguez -Vice President Strategic Consulting at The State Street Corporation

For Andrew Rodriguez, the path to success starts with access to opportunities. And Rodriguez, VP of Strategic Consulting at State Street, feels a responsibility to help others advance their educations, careers or Businesses. Born in New York City to parents who had emigrated from Ecuador, Rodriguez had few role models or mentors growing up, outside his family and teachers. His parents pushed education as a ticket out of the projects, and he started taking college-level classes while still in high school. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering from the Cooper Union in New York, establishing the school’s chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers while a graduate student. He earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. Rodriguez says he has a responsibility to serve as a role model to others, offering coaching and guidance to those who need it. Drawing on his own experience, he said he knows what a difference that kind of mentoring can make.

Date: Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm (Dinner provided)
Location: Microsoft NERD Center, One Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA
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