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VSGC Student Research Conference

VSGC stands for Virginia Space Grant Consortium.

Name

VSGC Student Research Conference

Organizer

Virginia Space Grant Consortium

Location

NASA Langley Research Center – Hampton, Virginia

Date

April 11th, 2016

Role

STEM Bridge Scholarship Recipient

About

As part of the STEM Bridge program, scholarship recipients are required to attend an annual research conference at the Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA.

I was returning back for my final research conference before graduating from Hampton.

Awards

  • April 2016 – STEM Bridge Scholarship
    • $1,000 renewable scholarship for being a high-achieving minority student studying STEM

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.