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Uncharted Territories: On Being The First In Tech

Virtual Events Thu, Jul 16, 4:00 PM (PDT)

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About this event

We all have stories of being the first...
  • The first to go to college
  • The first to work in tech 
  • The first to be a CEO 
  • The first to open an office in a different country
Join Techqueria, Latinas in Tech and Lyft at our virtual event on Thursday, July 16 2020 at 4:00 pm PDT and hear stories from Latinx in Tech speakers on navigating being the first and explore "Uncharted Territories: On Being The First In Tech".



How will the event be formatted?

  • You can find the agenda below
  • We will be using Zoom Meeting with multiple breakout sessions so you can mingle and get to know others
  • There will be lightning talks (around 5 minutes) from the speakers on their journey of being the first in tech

Can anyone join?

  • Yes, just make sure to RSVP.

Will this event be recorded?

Is there a Code of Conduct?

What if someone violates the COC or I have a question after the event?

  • Let us know by emailing us at
  • We will boot anyone out of the Zoom meeting who is actively violating the Code of Conduct


  • Tanya Menendez

    Tanya Menendez

    Snowball Wealth


    See Bio
  • Annie Benitez Pelaez

    Annie Benitez Pelaez


    Director Product Management

    See Bio
  • Carlos Whitt

    Carlos Whitt


    Director of Engineering

    See Bio
  • Crystal Rose

    Crystal Rose

    Facebook & Instagram

    Media Partnership Operations

    See Bio
  • Kim Alban

    Kim Alban

    Newsday Media Group

    UX/UI Designer

    See Bio
  • When

    Thursday, Jul 16
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (PDT)


  • Anthony Sessions

    Anthony Sessions


    Diversity Recruiting and Partnerships Manager

  • Tatiana Suriano

    Tatiana Suriano


    Technical Recruiter & National Lyft Unidos ERG Lead

  • Annelise Hagar-Preciado

    Annelise Hagar-Preciado


    Program Operations Manager, Inclusion & Diversity

  • Ana Bretschneider

    Ana Bretschneider

    Latinas in Tech

    Programs and Outreach Manager

    See Bio
  • Gabriela Reyes

    Gabriela Reyes

    Latinas in Tech

    Head of Marketing

    See Bio
  • Mary Ramirez

    Mary Ramirez


    Partnerships Volunteer Lead

  • Sal Ramirez

    Sal Ramirez


  • Frances Coronel

    Frances Coronel


    Executive Director

    See Bio