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The Braulio Reyes Podcast

The Braulio Reyes Podcast

By Braulio Reyes
Mentors help you learn what you should do and what you shouldn't do. Through this podcast, I want to bring you, mentors, with a Hispanic/Latino background that can relate to you. If you are a college student or young professional in the Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) field, take a listen and learn something new!
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A Year Later: Celebrating a Year of The Braulio Reyes Podcast
Thanks for the great year! This week marks a year of the podcast. Take a listen to this episode to learn a few takeaways I've gotten. 
06:38
September 8, 2020
Andrea Lastra: Virtually Interning in COVID Times
Attitude goes a long way. In this episode of the podcast, we hear from Andrea Lastra, who is currently studying Mechanical Engineering at The University of Houston and is chapter President of The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). Hear how she maintained a positive attitude and got the most out of the experience of virtually interning at General Electric (GE) Aviation. Follow Andrea on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrea-lastra/ Follow me: https://lnk.bio/2fwU
46:21
August 17, 2020
Alexis Flores-Betancourt: The Resilient Latina President and CEO of Tensor Networks
Life always comes with its challenges, and on this episode of the podcast, Alexis Flores-Betancourt UC Berkley Alumni discusses her journey from not knowing English when she started school to now being President and CEO of Tensor Networks. Take a listen if you want to learn how she overcame adversity and was made better because of it! Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexis-flores-betancourt-a84080a6/ https://www.tensornetworks.net/ Feedback form: https://forms.gle/3MeUGfRopDrAtakS8 Follow me on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio/ Instagram: braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/braulio.reyes15 Tik Tok: @braulio.reyes15
1:22:36
August 3, 2020
Diana Iracheta: @Latina_Engineer
In this episode of the podcast, we hear from manufacturing engineer Diana Iracheta about her journey from moving to the United States from Mexico to community college to gaining her degrees in mechanical engineering from Northern Illinois University. Make sure you follow Diana on her Instagram @latina_engineer and check out her youtube channel Latina Engineer. Please connect with me on any of the following platforms! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio/ Instagram: braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/braulio.reyes15 Tik Tok: @braulio.reyes15
37:55
July 19, 2020
Ish Verduzco: Latino in tech, DJ, Author
In this episode we get to hear from the author of the upcoming book " How Successful People Get Ish Done." (https://tinyurl.com/y9zocthj) and learn about his career path as a Latinos in the tech industry. Check out this episode if you'd want to learn his story from hustling to get git in the door of tech industry to now having the goal to impact 1 Million people.  Follow ish on any of the following platforms!  Book Pre-order (Available on June 9th): https://lnkd.in/gyrxG_8 Instagram: @ishverduzco  Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ishverduzco/ Website: https://www.ishverduzco.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/ishverduzco Please connect with me on any of the following platforms! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio/ Instagram: braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/braulio.reyes15 Tik Tok: @braulio.reyes15
51:40
May 24, 2020
Miguel Angel Cuen: Computer Science Student, SHPE National Board Member, and Proud Mentor
Miguel Angel Cuen is currently a computer science major at Arizona State University and is currently a national board member for The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). In this episode, Miguel and I dive heavily into leadership specifically how being involved with SHPE has helped his develop his leadership skills and what he's learned along the way. Take a listen as we discuss how leadership has helped him as a student and soon to be professional.  Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/macuen/ Youtube Channel: https://tinyurl.com/y74z9bft Follow me on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio/ Instagram: braulio.reyes15 Website: BraulioReyes.com Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/braulio.reyes15 Tik Tok: @braulio.reyes15
1:13:43
April 26, 2020
Gina Bolaños: Being part of a leadership rotational program at a Fortune 100 company
Gina Bolaños is a graduate of the University of Rochester where she pursued a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Currently, she is part of the Caterpillar Leadership and Technical Development Program (LTDP) - Procurement Track. Gina, developed strong leadership skills in college while being chapter president for the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE).  Feel free to connect with Gina on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ginabolanos/ Follow me on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio/ Instagram: braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/braulio.reyes15 Tik Tok: @braulio.reyes15
1:01:51
April 20, 2020
Mariana Briones: Future program manager and InternMakers co-founder
In this episode, we chat with Mariana who at the time of this episode's release is only a month away from completing her B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso. During her undergraduate career, she had the opportunity to intern at fortune 500 company Cummins inc. and a leader in the tech industry Microsoft. Additionally, Mariana co-founder to InternMakers which provides students information on how to obtain internships through their Youtube Channel and Instagram account (see info below).  Instagram: @internmakers Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCsgi5hDlq8 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/internmakers/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/internmakers/ Please follow and subscribe to their content!  Feedback form: https://forms.gle/3MeUGfRopDrAtakS8 Follow me on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio/ Instagram: braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/braulio.reyes15 Tik Tok: @braulio.reyes15
1:19:55
April 13, 2020
Stephanie Montenegro: Project Engineer in the Field, Fitness Influencer Online
In this episode we talk with Stephanie Montenegro an alumni of California State Fullerton where she obtained a B.S. in Civil Engineering. Currently, Stephanie works at Swinerton as a project engineering where she utilizes her technical and soft skills on a daily basis. Additionally, outside of work she seeks to help her Instagram audience of fitness enthusiast through @fitnesswith.steph providing workout tips and routines. Take a listen to this episode to learn about how Stephanie strives to keep growing and developing herself both inside and outside of work.  Stephanie's Instagram:@fitnesswith.steph  Feedback form: https://forms.gle/3MeUGfRopDrAtakS8 Follow me on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio/ Instagram: braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/braulio.reyes15 Tik Tok: @braulio.reyes15
1:03:02
April 5, 2020
How to seize the day from home
Check out this special episode of the podcast about how to make the most out of your free time. Special shoutout to the Cal State Fullerton Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) chapter who initially invited me to do this topic as a workshop in March of 2020.
25:59
April 2, 2020
Sandra Huerta: Scientist, Entrepreneur, Graduate Student
In this episode we talk with Sandra Huerta a B.S. in Chemistry graduate from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Since, graduating she has began a masters program at The University of Cincinnati in Cosmetic Science and has started her own cosmetics company called BeautiPure Naturals that focuses on educating consumers about what is in their cosmetic products as well as providing natural alternative products. Additionally, she currently is an AP Chemistry teacher located in south Texas. Take a listen to this episode for more information on balancing a variety of time consuming activities and following your passions.  Check out more on Sandra here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sandrahuerta/ Learn more about BeautiPure Naturals here: https://www.beautipurenaturals.com/home.html Enjoy the episode? Please support us with a 5-star review on Apple Podcast  Feedback form: https://forms.gle/3MeUGfRopDrAtakS8 Follow me on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio/ Instagram: braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/braulio.reyes15 Tik Tok: @braulio.reyes15
38:53
March 30, 2020
Erik Lopez: From engineer to people connector
Erik Lopez currently works at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. Erik grew up in Delicias, Mexico until he moved to El Paso, Texas and later attended the University of Texas at El Paso. His Passions include STEM outreach and helping his friends and family. Listen to this episode if you are looking to hear a non-traditional career path for someone in a STEM field.  Please feel free to follow Erik on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erik-lopez-bb8b97199/ Feedback form: https://forms.gle/3MeUGfRopDrAtakS8 Follow me on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio/ Instagram: braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/braulio.reyes15 Tik Tok: @braulio.reyes15
1:18:33
March 22, 2020
Angel Solis: How Asking Questions Help You Learn From the Smartest People In The Room
Angel Solis is currently an Engineer at Lockheed Martin where he uses his Electrical and Computer Engineering background to solve complex problems on a daily basis. While attending the University of Texas at El Paso he had the opportunity to have various internships in the energy, aerospace, and oil/gas industry to apply his technical background in a variety of projects. All these internships and his current role have taught him the value of questions and how questioning everything can help you learn more. Take a listen to hear about Angel's journey from El Paso High School to working for one of the top defense companies.  Feedback form: https://forms.gle/3MeUGfRopDrAtakS8 Website: braulioreyes.com  Follow me on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio/ Instagram: braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/braulio.reyes15 Tik Tok: @braulio.reyes15
56:29
March 16, 2020
Communication: How Questions Lead To Stronger Teams
Summary: How often do you hear that communication is key to success? In this episode I’ll discuss how I’ve communicated with an internal customers and how I’ve maintained a communication channels for us to succeed as a team. Feedback form: https://forms.gle/3MeUGfRopDrAtakS8 Follow me on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio/ Instagram: braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/braulio.reyes15 Tik Tok: @braulio.reyes15
20:53
February 3, 2020
Work Life Balance: Understanding What Matters To You
In this episode I discuss: What is work life balance? How do i practice work life balance?  Why is it important?  How can you figure out what matters to you? Some examples of work life balance  Have any feedback?  Click here to suggest what else you'd like to see on the podcast: https://forms.gle/pkYnhYs6sJcAUmYv8 Follow me on social media: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio/ Instagram: braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/braulio.reyes15 Tik Tok: @braulio.reyes15
18:30
January 15, 2020
Hugo Castellanos: Latino, Engineer, Podcaster
Take a listen to my conversation with Hugo as we discuss his journey as a Venezuelan American through community college, to being a member of Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers(SHPE) while studying engineer at University of Central Florida and University of Florida, to now working at Intel Corporation! Additionally, Hugo host's two successful podcast (@LatinosWhoTech and @ConexionesPodcast) where he interviews Latinos in the tech industry to teach his audience what it's like to work in tech . We discuss how "soft skills" are crucial in a professional environment and give some helpful tips on how you can leverage your strengths. Big thanks to Hugo for taking the time during the #SHPE2019 national convention in Phoenix, Arizona to record this! Follow Hugo on Linkedin by searching Hugo Castellanos IG: @LatinosWhoTech and @ConexionesPodcast Referenced Book: StrengthFinders: https://tinyurl.com/u2sjrhr
50:40
November 14, 2019
Networking: How Not To Be Socially Awkward
Networking is a buzz word used for all types of events and often discussed as something crucial to your career. Check out this episode of the podcast for more information on why and how to network. As the title suggest I'll look to give you some easy way to improve your networking skills and not be socially awkward!  Additionally, if you are attending the SHPE 2019 National Convention and are interested in being a guest on the podcast fill out this google form below and tell me a little about yourself and tell me what you'd wanna talk about.  https://forms.gle/bpSDNrhrXNJAZfjm9
09:21
October 29, 2019
Gina Moreno: Inspiring Latinas Through Actions
On this episode of the podcast I get to interview my first guest! Gina and I sit down to discuss her recent transition from college to industry.  Please check out the episode and share if you think a friend could benefit.  Thank you for listening greatly appreciate it!  Feel free to follow Gina on the following: IG: ginamore_ Linkedin: Gina Moreno  Follow me on: IG: braulio.reyes15  Linkedin: Braulio Reyes
15:29
October 21, 2019
3 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before a Career Fair
Career fairs can be intimidating and how to prepare for one may be unclear. In this episode I try to break down a few questions you can ask yourself.  How do I improve my resume before a career fair? How do I research companies that I'm interested in?  How can I be confident when speaking to a recruiter? Thanks for listening and feel free to reach out to tell me what you think or if you have any questions. Feel free to follow me on social media: Instagram: @braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: Braulio Reyes Webpage: BrainstormingBraulio.com  Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio
05:28
September 20, 2019
Why you should make more mistakes
Mistakes area good thing. Something I learned and share in this episode is how making mistakes are beneficial to your growth and development.  Sometimes you win sometimes you learn book: https://amzn.to/34QNae9 Feel free to follow me on social media: Instagram: @braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: Braulio Reyes Webpage: BrainstormingBraulio.com  Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio
07:43
September 18, 2019
Why did I choose my job?
Making a decision on a full time job offer can be challenging. Listen to hear about my story on how I choose my current job and the factors that were important to me.  Please share the episode if you think a friend can find it beneficial.  Feel free to follow me on social media: Instagram: @braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: Braulio Reyes Webpage: BrainstormingBraulio.com  Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio
15:31
September 13, 2019
Personal Branding for the Young Professional
Check out my first podcast ever! I'll discuss personal branding and how it's a tool young professionals and students can utilize easily to develop. Also, hear about why I focus on personal branding and why I decided to start a podcast.  Feel free to follow me on: Instagram: @braulio.reyes15 Twitter: @brauliothoughts Facebook: Braulio Reyes Webpage: BrainstormingBraulio.com  Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/reyesbraulio
09:27
September 11, 2019