SAN FRANCISCO (September 12, 2022) – The Exploratorium, in partnership with the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), will host its 23rd annual Día de la Ingeniería/Latinx Engineering Day on Sunday, September 25, 2022. The event features a panel discussion with Latinx engineers moderated by Univision TV/radio host Glorybella Orellana, presentations from Latinx participants across contemporary engineering fields, live music and dance performances, and playful hands-on activities for all ages. This annual program is conducted bilingually in Spanish and English and provides opportunities for families to meet with prominent engineers in the Latinx community.
WHO: The Exploratorium, in collaboration with the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE)
WHAT: Latinx Engineering Day/Día de la Ingeniería program
WHERE: Exploratorium, Pier 15 (Embarcadero at Green Street), San Francisco
WHEN: Sunday, September 25, 2022; 10 a.m. to noon for museum members and donors and members of the Latinx community who are especially invited through SHPE and the Exploratorium; General public is welcome from noon to 5 p.m.
The Exploratorium also offers a collection of free hands-on, teacher-tested activities in Spanish: Bocadillos científicos, and has over 300 Science Snacks covering a wide range of scientific topics, concepts and subjects. For more free online programs and at-home learning resources, visit www.exploratorium.edu/anywhere.
Masks are required for all visitors ages 2+.
Día de la Ingeniería/Latinx Engineering Day is made possible in part through the generous support of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant 1548297. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.