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Frances Coronel

Frances Coronel

Engineer, Nonprofit Leader, Speaker & Mentor


I am currently a software engineer specializing in UI development on the Customer Acquisition Team at Slack where my mission is to make your working life simpler, more pleasant, and more productive.

I have been working professionally as a developer since 2015 and hold a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Hampton University and a Master’s in Computer Science from Cornell Tech.

Outside of Slack, I am an Executive Director of Techqueria, a 501c3 nonprofit that serves the largest community of Latinx in Tech in the US.

I also support Coro Northern California as a board member, Code Nation as a member of their Bay Area Leadership Council and the Latino Community Foundation as a member of their Latinos in Tech Giving Circle.

Featured In

SF Business Times
ABC7 News


I’ve spoken at 60+ events so far on a variety of topics, ranging from driving D&I in the tech industry to community building.

Spoken For

Unidos US
LTX Fest
Google DevFest


I’ve invested over 100 hours in tutoring people of all ages — elementary school to adulthood — on how to get started in the tech field. I’ve mentored others through external organizations trying to enact change in the tech industry, like Springboard, Thinkful, and The Next Chapter.

Jazmin Maravilla
Jazmin Maravilla

Frances shared with me her unique perspective and thoughtful insights as I enter the tech world.

Her willingness to share knowledge and commitment to inclusion is truly awe inspiring.

prateek kumar
Prateek Kumar

Approaches problems with a systematic approach and has a keen eye for details.

I was impressed with her work ethic and strong voice, and I’m certain she will move up quickly wherever she works.

Jiaqi Song
Jiaqi Song

What I value most about Frances is her willingness to share knowledge with fellow students and professionals.

She is dedicated to not only her own success but also helping people around to achieve their goals.

Faith Chikwekwe
Faith Chikwekwe

Frances is a great podcast interviewer and an amazing engineer.

Since Frances is a woman of color in tech who I look up to, I was honored and excited to be featured on the podcast.

Latest Updates

Pluralsight LIVE 2020

I was invited back to the Pluralsight LIVE event 2020 as a speaker, where I gave a presentation on “The Unexpecting Beauty & Complexity of Web Forms”. Together, we’ll explore the must-add features Slack uses to build web forms that generate leads for successful deals and reflect on the impact they’ve had.

Fuego Presents Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Sep.15th to Oct. 15th is Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month, a period that recognizes the contributions and influence of Latinx & Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States.  At 60 million in the US, Hispanics & Latinx are the largest non-white voting group this year and have been the largest…

Techqueria’s #LHM Summit

Techqueria’s #LHM Summit is a 3-day free virtual conference from 10/7-10/9 during Latinx Heritage Month (LHM) created to empower Latinx professionals in tech, connect them with companies who are committed to inclusion and to celebrate the thriving Latinx in tech community. I was the event lead and helped push forward all the different tasks with…


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