Tech Queens

Episode 3. Lupita Davila

In this episode, I’m talking with Lupita Davila who is currently a software engineer at Twilio.


Lupita Davila

Mini Takeaways

#AppAdvice: What is a useful app or platform that has helped you grow in your career?

#LearnThatTerm: What does the term brotopia mean to you?

It feels like a term that says this is the perfect place for “bros”.

I’ve definitely experienced it in college and in my first web designer job.

#Friendlies: What is an organization or affinity group that you would recommend joining?

  • Techqueria – Techqueria is a nonprofit representing one of the largest communities for Latinx professionals in the tech industry.
  • SHPE – SHPE changes lives by empowering the Hispanic community to realize its fullest potential and to impact the world through STEM awareness, access, support and development.
  • Latinas in Tech – Latinas in Tech is a non-profit organization with the mission to connect, support and empower Latina women working in tech.

#GrowYourNetwork: Where do you live online or how can people reach out to you?

Episode Description

Hello and welcome to the Tech Queens podcast, a podcast focused on featuring stories and advice from women of color in tech. 👑

In this episode, I’m talking with Lupita Davila who is currently a software engineer at Twilio.

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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.