NY Tech Latinas - Latina Luminaries Fireside Chat


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NY Tech Alliance invites you to take part in a new initiative being launched by our board member, Yvonne De La Pena: NY Tech Latinas, a program aimed at highlighting the incredible work that Latinas are doing in the NYC Tech ecosystem!

NY Tech Latina's first program is Latina Luminaries, a bi-monthly fireside chat featuring Latina leaders and executives doing amazing work in the Tech ecosystem. The series will be hosted on NY Tech Meetup's Instagram Live feed and moderated by Yvonne!

This edition's guest speaker will be Gabriela Ferrara, Developer Advocate at Google.

To join the fireside chat, follow NY Tech Alliance on Instagram at @nytechmeetup and tune into IG Live at 5:00pm on July 28th!

About Gabriela (D'Avila) Ferrara (@gabidavila - Twitter)

Gabi is a Developer Advocate at Google Cloud and a passionate Software Engineer. She likes simplifying complex systems, and believes abstractions are best when they can be understood in a real life example. She’s driven to go beyond DBA lingo to make database and storage technology more accessible to software developers.

About Yvonne De La Peña (@latinxprincesa - Instagram)

Yvonne is passionate about creating educational opportunities to encourage youth from under-represented groups to become designers and inventors with technology. She graduated with a B.S. in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin and her own experience as a Latina in computing motivated her to pursue a PhD in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles. Yvonne has over 10 years experience developing and launching educational programs and digital products in both the for-profit and non-profit space. She is currently the Director of BridgeUP: STEM at the American Museum of Natural History. BridgeUP: STEM is AMNH’s newest education program for young women, focused on the intersection of computer science and scientific research, and is generously funded by the Helen Gurley Brown Revocable Trust and the Pussycat Foundation.

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  • July 28, 2020 at 5:00pm – 6pm
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