Raquel Tamez is CEO of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), a national organization focused on empowering the Hispanic community, and creating a powerful network of students and professionals via the promotion of careers in STEM. Since 2017, she has expanded SHPE’s national programs and the services it offers to its 13,000-plus members. Throughout her career and ongoing, Raquel has been honored with various national recognitions and featured in numerous media outlets. She serves on multiple boards and civil task forces to increase diversity and inclusion. Raquel is a native of Texas and currently lives in Washington, DC.