Blog - #LatinaGeeks™

Blog

#LatinaGeeks Learn to Code Java with Microsoft

#LatinaGeeks partnered with Microsoft on Wednesday, July 27th for a Java with Microsoft workshop, which taught our participants basic principles of Java coding through a fun game.  ...

Read more

The Art of Landing Your Dream Job

  #LatinaGeeks partnered with Amazon Jobs on June 15th for a discussion on “The Art of Landing Your Dream Job”. Katie Thomas and Damien Jaress from Amazon Jobs joined us for a discussion around crafting your resume and LinkedIn to be application-ready for a job at Amazon. They even conducted a mock-interview…...

Read more

Key Strategies for Women to Succeed in STEM

  #LatinaGeeks partnered with Cox on Wednesday, March 4th for a discussion on “Key Strategies for Women to Succeed in STEM”. Penny Grandon from Cox joined us for a Q&A where we discussed her career journey in technology and tips to thrive in the tech industry. The session provided attendees…...

Read more

3 Ways Networking Boosts Your Career

Networking provides a host of benefits and here are 3 reasons why it’s important for your career and personal growth.   #1. Networking provides social benefits.   Many people have met life-long friends through networking. We’ve seen it time and time again at our in-person #LatinaGeeks events back in 2019 and continue…...

Read more

Dare to be Different. Brand Yourself Authentically.

#LatinaGeeks partnered with Autodesk on Wednesday, May 18th for a Dare to be Different. Brand Yourself Authentically workshop, which offered actionable items for making yourself hirable.    ...

Read more

#LatinaTechHistory: Introducing Nina Vaca of Pinnacle Group

As we continue to celebrate 10 years of #LatinaGeeks we’re highlighting Latinas in tech who have made history and continue to shape the technology field as part of our #LatinaTechHistory campaign.  Today, we’re highlighting Nina Vaca, from Pinnacle Group.  Nina Vaca personifies the American Dream as a trailblazing Latina entrepreneur,…...

Read more

#LatinaTechHistory: Brenda Salinas Baker of ABC News

In continuation of our 10th-anniversary celebration, this #LatinaTechHistory campaign is focused on educating #LatinaGeeks on Latinas in tech who have made history and continue to shape the technology field.  Today, we’re highlighting Brenda Salinas Baker, a trilingual Mexican immigrant who works as a Senior Producer, Podcasts, ABC News, the home…...

Read more