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STARS Computing Corps

STARS Computing Corps is a community of practice for student-led regional engagement as a means to broaden participation in computing.

Name

STARS (Student & Technology in Academia, Research, & Service) Computing Corps

Location

Hampton University

Date

January 2014 to May 2015

Role

I served as one of the department’s peer tutors and as a mentor for incoming freshmen at Hampton University as part of the STARS Leadership Corps program for the 2014 and 2015 school years.

About

STARS Computing Corps is a community of practice for student-led regional engagement as a means to broaden participation in computing.

Awards

I was awarded a full scholarship to attend the annual STARS Celebration conference in August 2014.

By Frances Coronel

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

She has been working professionally as a developer since 2015 and holds a Bachelors in Computer Science from Hampton University and a Masters in Computer Science from Cornell Tech.

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

She also supports 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.