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ACM@HU

ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.

Name

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Location

Hampton University, Old Dominion University

Date

October 2014 to February 2016

Role

Website Committee Chair, Treasurer, Webmaster, Scholarship Recipient

About

ACM, the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society, delivers resources that advance computing as a science and a profession.

ACM Tapia Conference

  • awarded a Google Scholarship to attend the ACM Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing in February 2015

Hampton University

  • acted as website committee chair for HU’s ACM club since joining in October 2014, elected as treasurer and webmaster in January 2016
  • developed website for HU’s ACM club which got over 2K hits
  • maintained the social networks, GitBook, Typeforms, presentations, calendar, etc. for HU’s ACM club

Old Dominion University

  • attended ACM meetings through ODU’s club in Spring 2016
  • helped market Slack community for ODU’s ACM club

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.