RSVP to Techqueria's #LHM Summit

Techqueria's #LHM Summit is a free virtual 3-day event during Latinx Heritage Month (LHM) created to empower Latinx professionals in tech, connect them with companies who are committed to inclusion and to celebrate the thriving Latinx in tech community.

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".


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

Are there slides I can reference for the event?

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


    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 Lead

  • Sal Ramirez

    Sal Ramirez


  • Frances Coronel

    Frances Coronel


    Executive Director

    See Bio
  • Partners