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Frances Coronel

Engineer, Nonprofit Leader, Speaker & Mentor

ABOUT

I am currently a software engineer specializing in UI development on the Customer Acquisition Team at Slack where my mission is to make your working life simpler, more pleasant, and more productive.

I have been working professionally as a developer since 2015 and hold a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Hampton University and a Master’s in Computer Science from Cornell Tech.

Outside of Slack, I am an Executive Director of Techqueria, a 501c3 nonprofit that serves the largest community of Latinx in Tech in the US.

I also support Code Nation as a member of their Bay Area Leadership Council and the Latino Community Foundation as a member of their Latinos in Tech Giving Circle.

Featured In

SF Business Times
Protocol
ABC7 News

SPEAKING

I’ve spoken at 60+ events so far on a variety of topics, ranging from driving D&I in the tech industry to community building.

Spoken For

Unidos US
Stanford
LTX Fest
Google DevFest

Mentoring

I’ve invested over 100 hours in tutoring people of all ages — elementary school to adulthood — on how to get started in the tech field. I’ve mentored others through external organizations trying to enact change in the tech industry, like Springboard, Thinkful, and The Next Chapter.

Jazmin Maravilla
Jazmin Maravilla

Frances shared with me her unique perspective and thoughtful insights as I enter the tech world.

Her willingness to share knowledge and commitment to inclusion is truly awe inspiring.

prateek kumar
Prateek Kumar

Approaches problems with a systematic approach and has a keen eye for details.

I was impressed with her work ethic and strong voice, and I’m certain she will move up quickly wherever she works.

Jiaqi Song
Jiaqi Song

What I value most about Frances is her willingness to share knowledge with fellow students and professionals.

She is dedicated to not only her own success but also helping people around to achieve their goals.

Faith Chikwekwe
Faith Chikwekwe

Frances is a great podcast interviewer and an amazing engineer.

Since Frances is a woman of color in tech who I look up to, I was honored and excited to be featured on the podcast.

Latest Updates

Panel Discussion: How to be a good ally in the workplace

I was invited by #GetHired Summit to join their panel discussion on “How to be a good ally in the workplace”. Check out the video below! It was so sweet of them to later send me a thank you video afterward and tell me that my panel discussion video was one of the most viewed…

Bridging the Youth Tech Divide 2020

Bridging the Youth Tech Divide 2020 is a free conference led by SF youth for SF youth, seeking to inspire attendees to explore the potential and possibility of a tech career. We recognize the vast disparities that prevent many youth from seeking out a tech career; including, but not limited to, a lack of diversity,…

steming up panel

STEMin UP Panel

I was at the #STEMingUP Program hosted by hEr VOLUTION as a panelist alongside Ewuraesi Thompson from Shopify, sharing my professional journey to inspire girls age between 14 to 17 to embrace a career in STEM.

Moving Diversity Beyond a Hashtag

Moving Diversity Beyond A Hashtag

Despite efforts, tech firms’ numbers show that they still fall far short. But there are people making change happen in Bay Area business in ways that others can follow. San Francisco Business Times @devcolororg and @Techqueria were interviewed by @SFBusinessTimes on diversity in tech, featured in an article titled Moving Diversity Beyond A Hashtag. Despite…

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