Blog Conferences

WTM: International Women’s Day Celebration (IWD)

The Women Techmakers Global Event Series Celebrating International Women’s Day


Google – Sunnyvale, CA


Saturday, March 3rd – 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM



  • Over 10,000 applicants and only 350 were able to attend event in-person!


I had an AMAZING time!!

I tried something new this time and decided to live tweet what I was experiencing.

In terms of my personal agenda, besides the main talks, I also attended the “Women in Color” breakfast in the morning and then I chose to attend the “Communicate with Confidence” workshop later on in the day. It worked out really well because I was able to pick up a hardware kit from the Android workshops for free. 😊

The branding for this event was exquisite by the way – so clean and calm! See what I mean below.

And after I had the opportunity to get my headshot taken, I was so happy with the final results that I changed my profile photo/header picture to match on both LinkedIn & Twitter – I’m loving the watercolor!! 🌊️

New Header Picture

New Profile Picture

Updated Twitter Profile

Updated LinkedIn Profile


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.