University of Chicago SACNAS Fireside Chat

Invited to speak on a panel for the University of Chicago's SACNAS chapter.

University of Chicago SACNAS Fireside Chat

Latinas in Tech + Engineering Fireside Chat

Conversation and celebration of the stories of Latina trailblazers in tech and engineering


The Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics (SACNAS) and Native Americans in Science is a society that aims to further the success of Chicano/Hispanic and Native American students in obtaining advanced degrees, careers, leadership positions, and equality in the STEM field.

The University of Chicago SACNAS chapter provides personal and professional networking and development events to the STEM community by leveraging our professional and personal networks, in addition to the national SACNAS network, allowing them to serve, support, and lead a vibrant minority STEM student community on campus at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.


  1. Frances Coronel (me) - software engineering
  2. Bonnie Prado - astrodynamics
  3. Cecilia Aragon - data science/academia
  4. Victoria Chavez - CS policy/academia
  5. Catalina Pena - career growth
  6. Ximena Cortez - software engineering
  7. Katya Echazarreta - electrical engineering
  8. Beatris Mendez - security engineering


  1. cancer biology PhD
  2. chem undergrad
  3. econ undergrad
  4. computer science undergrad
  5. biochem PhD
  6. pre-med undergrad
  7. computer science undergrad


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