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Career Transitioning To Tech - Latinx Alumni of General Assembly Programs

Virtual Events
Wed, May 13, 2020, 4:00 PM (PDT)

28 RSVP'ed

About this event

Agenda:

  • Learn more about what a bootcamp education model is really like.
  • Learn about your career options in web programming, UX design, or data science.
  • Hear from other Techqueria members about their experiences going through career changes in tech. 

Panelist include:

  • Jazmin Campos, CEO OVRFLW Digital (Austin)
  • Jurgen Arias, Data Scientist (DC) 
  • Brenda Hali, CEO Bumblebee Data (DC)

Programming partner: General Assembly helps create opportunities for more people to work and grow in the digital age. For the past 8 years, they have been working so that more people can pursue careers in technology and more companies can discover the talent that exists, having graduated more than 80,000 people. Their intensive 12-week bootcamp programs focus on students finding real jobs upon completion. In this virtual event, you will learn how General Assembly supports Latinxs in the United States through their educational offerings and career services.

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Qué es General Assembly? GA es una organización conocida por abrir oportunidades para que más personas puedan trabajar y crecer en la era digital. Desde hace 8 años trabajan para que hayan más personas haciendo carrera en tecnología y más empresas descubriendo el talento que existe, habiendo graduado a más de 80,000 personas.

Esta nueva tendencia de educación consiste en formar profesionales en los llamados bootcamps: programas intensivos de 12 semanas que se enfocan en que los alumnos encuentren empleo al acabarlos.

Acompañanos en este evento virtual donde 3 ex-alumnos de General Assembly contarán su experiencia siendo Latinxs en EE.UU. que cambiaron el rumbo de su carrera al aprender habilidades muy demandadas en el sector de tecnología.

  • Aprender qué es el modelo de educación bootcamp
  • Entender que es la programación web, el diseño UX y la ciencia de datos
  • Saber cómo General Assembly apoya a Latinxs en EE.UU. para estudiar nuestros cursos
  • Conocer como General Assembly te conecta con ofertas de empleo al terminar el curso

Speakers

  • Jazmin Campos

    Jazmin Campos

    OVRFLW Digital

    CEO

    See Bio
  • Jurgen Arias

    Jurgen Arias

    jurgenarias.github.io

    Data Scientist

    See Bio
  • Brenda Hali

    Brenda Hali

    CEO

    Bumblebee Data

    See Bio

  • Chapter Directors

  • Frances Coronel

    Frances Coronel

    Techqueria

    Co-Director

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  • Felipe Ventura

    Felipe Ventura

    Techqueria

    Board Member & Co-Director

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  • Andrea Flores

    Andrea Flores

    disney tv animation

    Board Member & Chapter Director, Austin

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  • Esteban Uribe

    Esteban Uribe

    Tinder

    Board Member & Chapter Director, LA

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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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  • Cari Perez

    Cari Perez

    Techqueria + General Assembly

    Chapter Director, Miami

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  • Margarita Caraballo

    Margarita Caraballo

    Mailchimp

    Chapter Director, Atlanta

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  • Brian Trejo

    Brian Trejo

    The Home Depot

    Chapter Director, Atlanta

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  • Shannon D Morales

    Shannon D Morales

    Chapter Director, Philly

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  • Sal Ramirez

    Sal Ramirez

    Techqueria

    Events Lead, Techqueria

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  • Dulce Villarreal

    Dulce Villarreal

    Techqueria

    Chapter Director, SF Bay Area

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  • Tonatiuh Ramos

    Tonatiuh Ramos

    Dreamers in Tech

    Dreamers in Tech

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  • Sergio Serrato

    Sergio Serrato

    Civis Analytics

    Chicago Chapter Lead

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  • Mary Ramirez

    Mary Ramirez

    Isos Technology

    Partnerships Lead, Techqueria

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  • Graciela Corral Hernandez

    Graciela Corral Hernandez

    Chapter Director, Seattle

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  • Edward Barrios

    Edward Barrios

    USDOS

    Program Design & Innovation Specialist

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  • Partners