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Plaza Tec: Overcoming Obstacles
April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
Join us for this panel discussion held in collaboration with Latinas in Tech – Houston Chapter.
This event is designed to give you a set of tools, including contacts, organizations, and recommended resources, to help you overcome obstacles and navigate your business or career in technology and innovation.
We will explore the tactics and resources that our panelists have used to navigate careers in technology and tech-based businesses. Attendees will have a chance to ask questions to panelists in the chat, introduce themselves, share their goals, and share resources and organizations they find helpful.
- 12:00 PM – The Ion Welcome
- 12:05 PM – Panel Introduction
- 12:10 PM – Panel Discussion
- 12:45 PM – Audience Q & A
About the Speakers:
Latinas in Tech Houston Chapter Board of Directors
- Christina Rodriguez, Editor and Founder
- Genesis Longo, Industry Marketing
- Jackie Garcia, Executive Compensation
- Lauren Loera, Technical Recruiting
About Latinas in Tech:
Latinas in Tech is a non-profit organization with the aim to create a tech industry where Latinas are well-represented throughout all levels of the ecosystem by empowering them to be innovators and leaders. Our mission is to provide the resources, opportunities and community Latinas need to thrive, innovate and lead in tech.
The Houston Chapter was founded in December 2020 to connect and support the Latinas working and living in our city.
Latinas in Tech covers the full tech ecosystem. We are engineers, cyber security experts, data scientists, business development leaders, public relations professionals, sales professionals, journalists, bloggers, entrepreneurs, investors, marketing professionals, recruiters and everything surrounding the tech ecosystem.
Although we do not deny the diversity and inclusion problem that we face at the moment, our focus is on the opportunities that we, as individuals can tackle in order to grow and take a seat in the decision-making table. We work hand in hand with top technology companies to create safe spaces for learning, mentorship and recruitment.