TECHNOLOChicas August News – Back To School!

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The days are slowly getting shorter, and the temperature is getting cooler… It’s #BackToSchool time! Our goal at TECHNOLOchicas is not only to inspire future TECHNOLOchicas to pursue technology, but to also give parents and teachers the resources they need to help make their pursuits successful. In this month’s newsletter, we are highlighting a handful of “Back to School” tips for you and your TECHNOLOchica.


As always, thanks for signing up to hear all of the latest TECHNOLOchicas news — inspiring videos, resources, news articles, and event highlights. We hope they help you and your TECHNOLOchica make the most of the new school year!

In this newsletter:

  • Featured Video
  • “Back to School” Tips
  • Featured News Coverage
  • Upcoming Events
  • Spreading the Word

Featured Video

Looking for a little “Back To School” inspiration? Look no further than Actress, Producer, Director, and Philanthropist Eva Longoria. In this month’s featured video, she shares a very important message for all young Latinas heading back to the classroom.

“Back to School” Tips

This month, we’re sharing five tips to help you and your TECHNOLOchica make the most of the new school year.

Want more tips? Follow along on Facebook and Twitter, and browse the complete set of NCWIT resources online. And, be sure to share them with your communities.

Featured News Coverage

Upcoming Events

  • Attention, New York area TECHNOLOchicas! The Hispanic Heritage Foundation and Infosys Foundation USA are bringing the LOFT Coder Summit to New York on September 10. Hundreds of Latina coders will gather to share ideas, energy, and cultural pride. Register now for this free, one-day event! http://lcsrsvp.com/
  • On October 1, the TECHNOLOchicas will be back in California for the Latina Power in STEM Conference and the one year celebration of the TECHNOLOchica campaign! Participants will have a variety of workshops and hands-on activities to choose from. If you’ll be in the Southern California area please register today to join us: http://bit.ly/29Z6F94. If you won’t, don’t worry, we’ll have plenty of ways you can join us online. Look for more details in our next newsletter!

More events, appearances, and celebrations will pop up this summer, as we near our one year anniversary in the Fall! Be sure you are following us via social media and watching for future newsletters to be the first to know where the TECHNOLOchicas will be next.

Spreading the Word

Want to help support TECHNOLOchicas? Below are several ways you can help.

Join Us Online

  • Follow @TECHNOLOchicas on Twitter, and like TECHNOLOchicas on Facebook for daily tips, inspirational quotes, and Latinas in technology news that you can share with friends.
  • Follow us on Instagram, and see event highlights through the eyes of the TECHNOLOchicas as they capture memorable moments. View additional, official photos on the Flickr channel.

Host an Event

Ask a TECHNOLOchica to make an appearance, or show a screening of TECHNOLOchicas videos for young Latinas at schools or community organizations. Contact technolochicas@ncwit.org to start planning!

Identify More TECHNOLOchicas

Know Latinas in technology who could be profiled as a TECHNOLOchica? Share this application form with them: http://bit.ly/1OVS2lw.