Society of Latino Engineers and Scientists at UCLA
MISSION: 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.
Since 1978, SOLES has been dedicated to promoting engineering as a viable career option for Latinx students. SOLES is committed to the advancement of Latinos in engineering and science through endeavors to stimulate intellectual pursuit through group studying, tutoring, and peer counseling for all members. SOLES organizes outreach events like “Engineers in Training Day” and the “Junior Leadership Retreat” to inspire high school students from underrepresented and underserved communities to pursue STEM. The organization is committed to making a difference in the community through tutoring and mentorship. By participating in campus events such as Career Day and Engineers Week, the organization’s strong and growing membership strives to fulfill the needs of the individual and the community.
Professional Development: SHPE National Convention
This year, the convention was held October 29 to November 3, 2019 in Phoenix Arizona
SOLES members got the opportunity to network with industry professionals and other SHPE chapters from across the country
Leadership: Tri-Org Banquet
Each year, SOLES, AISES, and NSBE jointly celebrate our graduating CEED Seniors as well as the incoming Executive Board members
Additionally, the CEED Executive Director himself is in attendance!
Outreach: Leadershpe Junior
SOLES students partner with a local SHPE Jr. chapter to do cool Engineering projects
Members get to share their passion while inspiring the next generation of Engineers