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2019 Goals

Here are some things I’d like to accomplish by the end of 2019.

Here are some things I’d like to accomplish by the end of 2019.

A lot of these are already planned but some are stretch goals!

Let’s see what happens – but I’ll remind myself in Todoist to look at this post come December 8th, 2019.

  1. Become a senior software engineer
  2. Start a podcast (#TechQueens)
  3. Read 30+ books
  4. Talk about technology or my career at 15+ events (conferences/Meetups/podcasts/etc.)
  5. Travel to Hawaii and another place I’ve never been (preferably outside the US)
  6. Write 5+ articles that get published outside of my personal website (Medium publication, external blog, etc.)

These are more long-term or broad goals.

  1. Be loved and love others 😊
  2. Give a TED talk
  3. Write a book
  4. Become a leader at a tech company (VP Eng, Chief Architect, CTO, CEO, etc.)
  5. Be on the radio
  6. Donate or raise $10K for charity
  7. Be involved in the production of a movie I’d actually watch and enjoy
  8. Record a song
  9. Live in Peru for 6+ months
  10. Have the ability to retire earlier but then decide not to because I’d probably get bored
  11. Be known as an industry wide expert in something
  12. Attend a masquerade ball
  13. Own a doggo
  14. Try out being a teacher
  15. Lead by example and influence a generation of minority women to break into and succeed in tech

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.