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Friday, March 13 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
How Latina Moms Are Raising NextGen Coders

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Latina moms are creating communities to share resources on getting their kids to learn to code. Latino parents are taking a stronger interest in tech education. They are instilling culture, education and technology skills to help their kids build their future. These future developers will diversify the tech scene.


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Sylvia Aguiñaga

DIY Girls/Los Angeles Public Library, Program Coord/Student
Sylvia is Program Coordinator for DIY Girls, a non-profit that provides hands-on tech experiences for girls in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles. There, she develops curriculum, makes sure program operations run smoothly, and guides the making process. Sylvia is currently working on her Masters degree in Library and Information Science. As a Special Projects Intern at Los Angeles Central Public Library, Sylvia has created a coding curriculum... Read More →
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Jessica Olivarez Mazone

Owner, Tejana Made
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Melanie Mendez-Gonzales

Owner/Creator, Que Means What Blog
Melanie Mendez-Gonzales is the creator of ¿Qué Means What?, a Latino Lifestyle Blog inspired by her “cultural identity crisis” as a Mexican-American out of touch with her heritage. With her writing, Melanie encourages others to celebrate their own culture as she explores various topics including familia, education, and diversity in entertainment. | | Chosen as a 2013 and 2014 Top Bloguera by Latinos in Tech Innovation... Read More →

Friday March 13, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Austin Convention Center, Ballroom F 500 East Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78701

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