Awards Press

Sentry Open Source Grant

My application for Techqueria ended up being the recipient of the first Sentry Open Source Grant of $10,000.

Announcing Winner

Congratulations to Sentry’s Open Source Grant Recipient

Thank you to everyone who applied – we sincerely appreciate the time and effort spent detailing your open source hopes and dreams.

Sentry on Twitter

🎉 Congratulations to Sentry’s Open Source Grant recipient: @fvcproductions with @TechqueriaSF 🌮! Thank you to all who applied – we loved reading about your projects. Read more details about Frances and Techqueria as well as our honorable mentions:



Sentry Open Source Grant Application 2019 Techqueria is one of the largest communities of Latinx professionals in the tech industry. We build Latinx-centered spaces that revolve around career advice, technical talks, mentorship, open jobs, upcoming events/conferences, speaking opportunities, and open-source. We come from all walks of life and believe that the diversity of our community is the most reliable asset we have.

Initial Blog Post


Apply for Sentry’s Open Source Grant

We’re offering three months of funding to an individual dedicated to working on an open source project with the Sentry Open Source Grant.

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.