'The Hispanic Heritage Foundation and AT&T are excited to bring the LOFT Coder Summit to Los Angeles for the third year on Saturday, November 4, 2017! Our community will gather to share ideas, energy and cultural pride! Over 97% of past participants have shared that they would recommend the LOFT Coder Summit to others.
Why Engineering? // Saturday, October 28, 2017 // 11:30am-12:20pm // Austin Convention Center Ballroom C
TECHNOLOchica Caeley Looney will speak on a panel that will offer an opportunity for parents and educators to ask questions about getting their middle school and high school girls involved in engineering.
The Latino Tech Summit (LTS) is designed to increase, retain, and elevate Latinos in the tech sector. During the summit’s plenaries, industry experts will discuss the importance of diversity and inclusion, share best practices for creating a more equitable tech workforce, and foster the next generation of tech executives. Join TECHNOLOchicas: Aura Barrera, Acelia Castaneda and Maria Pantoja.
Building a National Movement Spotlight: TECHNOLOchicas // 9:15 AM
TECHNOLOchicas' own Mariana Rios along with TECHNOLOchica Gemma Busoni will sit on a panel discussing the TECHNOLOchicas campaign. Watch from via the livestream: http://csforallconsortium.org/livestream/
This FREE event is designed to inspire Middle and High School Latina and other interested female students to pursue and thrive in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Career Pathways.
There will be STEM focused workshops for students, teachers, counselors, and parents. Hands-on activites for students (e.g., coding, robotics) will be facilitated by STEM professionals, and we will be closing with a special STEM professional Q & A session facilitated by TECHNOLOchicas.
We will be raffling prizes throughout the day. Free continental breakfast and lunch will be served.
Each participant will receive a goodie bag for their attendance! Please register as soon as possible since we will only be hosting 200 students maximum:
Feria de Educación is a groundbreaking partnership between the California State University Chancellor’s Office, Univision, the Mexican Consulate office, and Fresno State designed to provide an extraordinary experience for our Spanish-speaking community. Last year more than 10,000 people attended and enjoyed an educational and very festive event that included many educational activities, a reading garden with community leaders reading bilingual books to children, a visualization booth where youngsters posed in professional clothing of a future careers, science booths, leadership activities, campus tours and a wide array of other educational workshops.
TECHNOLOchicas Panel // 12PM – 1:30PM // Main Auditorium
Join TECHNOLOchicas Andrea Chaves, Beatris Mendez-Gandica and Acelia Castañeda for a special panel discussion then visit the Information Table where we will be sharing TC materials and you can meet the TECHNOLOchicasin person.