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Fluent Conference

Sponsored by OReilly.


Fluent Conference




San Francisco Marriot Marquis – San Francisco, California


March 8th to 10th, 2016


Diversity Scholarship Recipient


I was selected as a “Diversity Scholarship Recipient” by O’Reilly to attend the Fluent Confernece, which covers all things related to web development.

Fluent brings together talented people from diverse backgrounds who are building great projects for the web and are eager to share experiences and expertise. They explore topics related to core web platform technologies, tools to help build the modern web, and strategies for building performant and resilient apps and sites:


  • January 2016 – O’Reilly Fluent Conf | Diversity Scholarship Recipient
    • Used for FluentConf.Conference pass that includes workshops/tutorials, plus the video compilation (Gold Pass or equivalent); training courses are not included in the scholarship
    • $599 (USD) prepaid gift card to help offset the costs related to attending the conference such as travel, lodging, food, and child care; gift card will be awarded to recipient onsite at the conference

By Frances Coronel

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

She has been working professionally as a developer since 2015 and holds a Bachelors in Computer Science from Hampton University and a Masters in Computer Science from Cornell Tech.

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

She also supports 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.