Speaking Volunteering

Hour Of Code 2016

Volunteering for the Hour of Code program offered by for a second time in a row!


Hour of Code



urban Assembly Academy for Future Leaders – Harlem, NY


December 8th, 2016 from 8:45 am to 11:30 am




Volunteered at the urban Assembly Academy for Future Leaders in Harlem, NY through the Hour of Code program & ELiTE Education‘s CS Week of 2016.

Helped out middle school students in their CodeCombat lessons and gave a presentation to middle school girls on why they should learn to code.

I even received some swag from ELiTE Education in exchange! 😊

Middle School

  • Mentored students at the Urban Assembly Academy for Future Leaders in NYC for the Hour of Code computer science education week in December of 2015 in cooperation with the organization Emerging Leaders in Technology and Engineering Inc (ELiTE)
  • Presented a Keynote on the importance of learning to code to selected female students interested in STEM fields

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.