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Affect Conf

Affect is a 2-day conference examining the work, culture, and design of social change.

Name

Affect Conf

Organizer

Elea Chang

Location

Eliot Center

Date

September 15th to 16th, 2017

Role

Volunteer, Participant

About

Attended Affect Conf as a speaker attendant volunteer and heard a lot of amazing speakers.

My favorite talks were:

  • Hacking Liberation Building Safe Platforms For All Genders by Morgen Bromwell
  • We Read Too Creating A Central Resource For Books By POC by Kaya Thomas
  • Voting Machines And A Road To Accidental Activism by and Emily Gorcenski

 

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.