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

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 they’ve had. You can view…Continue readingPluralsight LIVE 2020

Fuego Presents Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Sep.15th to Oct. 15th is Latinx & Hispanic Heritage Month, a period that recognizes the contributions and influence of Latinx & Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States.  At 60 million in the US, Hispanics & Latinx are the largest non-white voting group this year and have been the largest…Continue readingFuego Presents Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Techqueria’s #LHM Summit

Techqueria’s #LHM Summit is a 3-day free virtual conference from 10/7-10/9 during Latinx Heritage Month (LHM) created to empower Latinx professionals in tech, connect them with companies who are committed to inclusion and to celebrate the thriving Latinx in tech community. https://www.linkedin.com/events/lhmsummit Event Review: I was the event lead and helped push forward all the…Continue readingTechqueria’s #LHM Summit

TAPIA Conference Birds of a Feather Session: Hispanics in Computing

I gave a 10-minute presentation on Techqueria at TAPIA Conference 2020. The Hispanics in Computing community was founded a few months before the Tapia 2009 Conference. Since then, the group has been meeting at this annual conference. The impact of this gathering in our community has been tremendous. Several members of the community that attended…Continue readingTAPIA Conference Birds of a Feather Session: Hispanics in Computing

Marqeta Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Event

I attended Marqeta Hispanic Heritage Month Opening event hosted by their ERG HOLA (Hispanic or Latin American employees) as a panelist at their diversity and inclusion panel together with Leo Sosa, CEO of Dev/Mission and Ruth Llanos-Vos, Associate Product Manager at UKG & Co-Chair and Board member of Latinas in Computing. This panel included a…Continue readingMarqeta Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Event

Creciendo Juntos — Si Se Puede: ¡Representate! One on Ones with Latinx Professionals and Trailblazers

I was a panelist together with other 4 Latinx professionals at the Si Se Puede-Latinx Professionals Panel hosted by Creciendo Juntos, a nonprofit located in Charlottesville, Virginia, sharing my college journey stories with the local youth Here are the questions discussed: -Was college always the plan for you? -Did you ever feel that college wasn\’t…Continue readingCreciendo Juntos — Si Se Puede: ¡Representate! One on Ones with Latinx Professionals and Trailblazers

Panel Discussion: How to be a good ally in the workplace

I was invited by #GetHired Summit to join their panel discussion on “How to be a good ally in the workplace”. Check out the video below! It was so sweet of them to later send me a thank you video afterward and tell me that my panel discussion video was one of the most viewed…Continue readingPanel Discussion: How to be a good ally in the workplace

Bridging the Youth Tech Divide 2020

Bridging the Youth Tech Divide 2020 is a free conference led by SF youth for SF youth, seeking to inspire attendees to explore the potential and possibility of a tech career. We recognize the vast disparities that prevent many youth from seeking out a tech career; including, but not limited to, a lack of diversity,…Continue readingBridging the Youth Tech Divide 2020

STEMin UP Panel

I was at the #STEMingUP Program hosted by hEr VOLUTION as a panelist alongside Ewuraesi Thompson from Shopify, sharing my professional journey to inspire girls age between 14 to 17 to embrace a career in STEM.Continue readingSTEMin UP Panel