The Latinx Collective: Issue 19

The Latinx Collective is a newsletter written by Elisabeth Rosario that offers a refreshing look at the every day contributions and achievements of Latinx people. ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ


If youโ€™re a Latinx or person of color in the tech space, or you want to break in, youโ€™ll enjoy this Q&A with a Latinx software engineer who works at Slack, the billion dollar tech company. Coronelโ€™s parents immigrated to the U.S. in their 20โ€™s, earned degrees from schools like MIT and Columbia University, and eventually became educators at the high school and university level. Frances shares how and why she pursued a career in tech, and shared 3 pointers for young people who want to break into tech: 1.) Stay resilient 2.) Find your people and 3.) Respect others