Primeros Pasos Event with Lyft

Had a great time at the PrimerosPasos event with Techqueria, Lyft, and Latinas in Tech tonight. We had 200+ Latinx professionals and allies in tech attend. It was the most popular event Techqueria has hosted so far, with almost 1,000 RSVPs and 250+ attendees Check out my LinkedIn post to see a list of our amazing contributers! Here is the event…Continue readingPrimeros Pasos Event with Lyft

Being A Unicorn Working For Another Unicorn

In this talk, I’ll walk you through my journey as a woman of color in tech and how I got to where I am today as a software engineer at a high growth unicorn startup. Intro Hello everyone – I’m Frances, a software engineer at Slack on the Customer Acquisition team. First off, I’d like…Continue readingBeing A Unicorn Working For Another Unicorn

Breaking Into Tech

Targeted at those interested in breaking into the tech industry, this presentation covers my career path to becoming a software engineer, moments of resilience and some key advice.  Continue readingBreaking Into Tech

Progressive Web Apps 101

Throughout this course, we will explore the wide array of companies that have already benefited from the many enhancements PWAs offer and I will walk you through the steps of transforming an existing website into a Progressive Web App from the bottom up. Abstract This class walks you through the steps of transforming an existing…Continue readingProgressive Web Apps 101

TypeScript 101

A brief class that introduces the benefits TypeScript provides to large scale projects. Abstract This class aims to introduce the benefits TypeScript provides to large-scale JavaScript projects. As your professor, I will be covering the differences between TypeScript and JavaScript, how TypeScript suddenly became the cool kid, and of course, I’ll be assigning homework at…Continue readingTypeScript 101

So You Want To Be A Wizard

What it’s like to be a developer and how you can get started. “So You Want to Be A Wizard” is a beginner friendly talk that gives an overview of what it’s like to be a developer and how you can get started. This presentation covers all your standard wizardry topics, like muggles (the difference…Continue readingSo You Want To Be A Wizard

Coding Bootcamps

A brief history of how coding bootcamps came to be and where they’re headed.  Continue readingCoding Bootcamps

Hour Of Code

Volunteered to teach kids of all levels why coding is cool and how to get started. Code.org is a nonprofit organization and eponymous website led by Hadi Partovi that aims to encourage people, particularly school students in the United States, to learn computer science. Mentored students and presented a Keynote on the importance of learning…Continue readingHour Of Code

Web Design

For developers, by a developer.  Continue readingWeb Design