Breaking Barriers: First-Gens in Tech

I did a Slack AMA for HubSpot’s “Breaking Barriers: First-Gens in Tech” event on November 9th. Very grateful for the opportunity and excited to share my experience as a first-generation Latina on building my career in tech. 🙌🏽 The event promises to be a great experience for first-generation individuals interested in learning more about what…Continue readingBreaking Barriers: First-Gens in Tech

Leadership Boot Camp from CEN

I took a nonprofit course through CEN (the Center for Nonprofit Excellence) so I can better understand nonprofit governance as an ED of Techqueria. Course Assets Facebook Post Course Description The nonprofit sector needs resilient and knowledgeable leaders to deliver integral services. Especially now, amid COVID-19 related challenges and the subsequent impact of this pandemic.…Continue readingLeadership Boot Camp from CEN

Launched New Slack.com Homepage for Prospects

Latest update — We launched mobile version of Hompage across all locales Marketing Data Spotlight! We tested and launched a new homepage for Slack prospects!Open the new homepage link in an incognito window to check out the improved user experience!  Performance highlightsThe tests performed significantly stronger for engagement on contact sales form submissions and page link CTAsImpact…Continue readingLaunched New Slack.com Homepage for Prospects

Reinventing tech’s pipeline: Inside the effort to boost black and Latinx talent

I was quoted in this article by Protocol. “There are different orgs that focus on the different parts of the leaky tech pipeline,” said Coronel, who credits her job as an engineer at Slack to networking on Techqueria. “Our issues do intersect a lot, but we do have more-unique issues,” like Latinx workers who may…Continue readingReinventing tech’s pipeline: Inside the effort to boost black and Latinx talent

Software Sesh | The Future of Diversity & Inclusion in Tech

I was a guest speaker at a Software Sesh virtual event discussing the job search for inclusive companies and the future of Diversity & Inclusion in tech. Slack  Software Engineer & Techqueria Board Member & Executive Director Frances Coronel and Outco Learning & Development Program Manager & Career Coach  Cristina Costa discuss the job search for…Continue readingSoftware Sesh | The Future of Diversity & Inclusion in Tech

Fellow.app Manager Chats

I was invited to participate in the #ManagerChats event by Fellow.app. Happy to hear that the chat received over 7M impressions and was trending #4 in Canada!Continue readingFellow.app Manager Chats

Dream Corps #TechTuesdays – Spotlight

Shout out to Dream Corps Tech for featuring me on #TechTuesday! I briefly shared my experience at Slack and Techqueria, and highlighted the importance of bringing diversity in tech to stimulate innovation. Check it out here: Dream Corps Tech is a national program cultivating future leaders and entrepreneurs from underrepresented backgrounds, creating a pipeline of…Continue readingDream Corps #TechTuesdays – Spotlight

Guest Speaker – Stanford

I was a guest speaker for a Stanford class on the “Future of Work”. I was invited by Melissa Valentine to be a guest speaker for her class on the Future of Work. Course MS&E (Management Science and Engineering) 184: Future of Work – Issues in Organizational Learning and Design The nature of work is changing, with consequences…Continue readingGuest Speaker – Stanford

Diversifying the Tech Workforce

I was quoted in this article by Yes! Magazine. “Amongst the Latinx community, we found that the network is not always as strong and young adults who identify as Latinx in tech often do face that social capital gap,” said Frances Coronel, co-executive director. Yes! Magazine Techqueria offers community networking and resources to Latinx people…Continue readingDiversifying the Tech Workforce

Code Nation Bay Area Leadership Council

I joined Code Nation as an official member of its Bay Area Leadership Council. Code Nation is a 501c3 nonprofit that equips students in under-resourced high schools with the skills, experiences, and connections that together create access to careers in tech. As a member of Code Nation’s Bay Area Leadership Council, I help Code Nation…Continue readingCode Nation Bay Area Leadership Council