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Speaking

Optimizing Open Source in 2021

I was invited to speak on open source for NGINX and BrightTalk and shared my experiences as an open source maintainer and best practices encouraged by the devrel team at Slack.

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Speaking

Diversity in Tech: Tech for Social Good

I was invited to speak on diversity in tech at Foothill College as part of their Tech for Social Good series.

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Blog Speaking

Aspen Roundtable on Latino Tech Talent

I participated in a convention bringing together leaders in workforce development and technology sectors to examine multiple topics in the tech sector.

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Blog

How Slack ERGs stay connected during remote work

I was featured in Slack’s blog for my work with Slack’s Latinx & Hispanic ERG, Fuego, which I helped launch during the pandemic.

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Blog

NextGen Collective – Latinx to Watch

I was featured in the NextGen Collective newsletter under Latinx to Watch. Interview Questions Where are you from?I was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia, which is where I have resided ever since the pandemic started last March. I do miss living in the Bay Area, though, which is where…

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Blog Speaking

Asana Learning Talk

Asana learning talk highlights messages from members about how Techqueria has helped them with their professional paths.

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Awards

The Connector Award by The Buildies

I was given the “Connector Award” in The Buildies Awards. I was given the award by Commsor for being a community builder that brings people together. The Buildie Awards are highlighting the builders, the creators, the makers, and the doers. Each winner was asked to provide a short bio, and…

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Speaking

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…

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Programs

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…

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Conferences Speaking

Pluralsight LIVE 2020

I was invited back to the Pluralsight LIVE event 2020 as a speaker, where I gave a presentation on “The Unexpecting Beauty & Complexity of Web Forms”. Together, we’ll explore the must-add features Slack uses to build web forms that generate leads for successful deals and reflect on the impact…