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Uncharted Territories: On Being The First In Tech

🌐 Virtual Events 🌐
Thu, Jul 16, 2020, 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".


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 816 2523 2830

Password: pasos


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.
  • You will be booted out if you violate the Code of Conduct though.

Is there a limit on who can attend?

  • Yes, our Zoom plan only allows up to 500 people to be on at the same time. 
  • If you can't join, you can always tune in via our YouTube stream!

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

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Featured Presentation


  • 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


    Board Member

  • 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
  • Marielenna Ramirez

    Marielenna Ramirez


    Partnerships Director

  • Sal Ramirez

    Sal Ramirez


    Events Director

  • Frances Coronel

    Frances Coronel


    Executive Director

    See Bio
  • Team Members

  • Frances Coronel

    Frances Coronel


    Technology Director, Techqueria

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  • Francisco Cruz-Mendoza

    Francisco Cruz-Mendoza

    Chapter Community Lead, Techqueria

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  • Jasmin Gonzalez

    Jasmin Gonzalez


    Marketing Lead

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  • Yoselin Gonzalez-Mendez

    Yoselin Gonzalez-Mendez

    First Graduate

    Chapter Director, SF Bay Area

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  • Maritza Alas

    Maritza Alas

    Age of Learning

    Chapter Director, LA

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  • Margarita Caraballo

    Margarita Caraballo


    Chapter Director, Atlanta

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  • Brian Trejo

    Brian Trejo

    The Home Depot

    Chapter Director, Atlanta

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  • Dulce Villarreal

    Dulce Villarreal


    Chapter Director, SF Bay Area

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  • Tonatiuh Ramos

    Tonatiuh Ramos

    Dreamers in Tech

    Dreamers in Tech

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  • Graciela Corral Hernandez

    Graciela Corral Hernandez

    Chapter Director, Seattle

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  • Esteban Uribe

    Esteban Uribe


    Chapter Director, LA

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  • John Martinez

    John Martinez

    Chapter Director, SF Bay Area

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  • Brenda Hoyle

    Brenda Hoyle

    Stratera Technologies

    UXR Cafecito Host

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  • Partners