Moving Diversity Beyond A Hashtag

Despite efforts, tech firms’ numbers show that they still fall far short. But there are people making change happen in Bay Area business in ways that others can follow. San Francisco Business Times @devcolororg and @Techqueria were interviewed by @SFBusinessTimes on diversity in tech, featured in an article titled Moving Diversity Beyond A Hashtag. Despite…Continue readingMoving Diversity Beyond A Hashtag

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

Latinos in Tech Giving Circle

I’m happy to join the Latinos in Tech Giving Circle by the Latino Community Foundation Giving Circle Network and give back to our community! The Latino Community Foundation Giving Circle Network is the largest network of Latino philanthropists in California with a movement of leaders ready to take action and invest their time, talent, and…Continue readingLatinos in Tech Giving Circle

Coro Women in Leadership Alumnae Panel

I had a lovely time with Coro Northern California as a panelist for their Spring ’20 Women in Leadership Cohort! Here are some highlights of what I shared: (1) showing grit and leading with empathy in this new reality ✊🏽 (2) how this virtual transition can offer a window into other people’s souls/lives since we have the…Continue readingCoro Women in Leadership Alumnae Panel