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Become A Tech Queen – Deprecated March 2020

All the info you need if you’re interested in being on the podcast. 🔖 Update: This page is no longer applicable since Tech Queens ended (March 2019 to March 2020). Welcome, future Tech Queen! 👑 Thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to be on the podcast – I really appreciate…

Looking For The Next Host Of Tech Queens

If you identify as a woman of color in tech and want to take over the Tech Queens podcast, please reach out to me. 👑 Update 3/14/20 Tech Queens is being discontinued after 1 year of recording episodes. I’m focusing on my work with Techqueria. If you’re interested in taking it over, feel free to reach out.…

Useful Hugo & Bulma Snippets

A couple of useful Hugo snippets used with the Bulma CSS framework. 🧠   Speaking Engagements <!– Speaking Category –> {{ $speaking := ($.Site.Taxonomies.categories.speaking).Pages }} <!– Upcoming Events –> {{ $upcomingEvents := where $speaking “Date” “ge” now }} <!– Past Events –> {{ $pastEvents := where $speaking “Date” “lt” now }} <!– Show Upcoming Events…

Tech Intersections 2019

Tech Intersections is an affordable conference for the womxn of color most underrepresented in tech to come together and learn from each other’s successes, challenges, and experiences. Here are my notes on all the sessions I attended at this year’s Tech Intersections conference in Oakland. Opening Session This was intense! Enough said. Career Skills Panel – Claim…

TwilioAfterHours — Mi Gente: Entrepreneurship In Its Many Forms

In our current social climate, now is the time to come together as a community and celebrate the impact that Latinxs are making in America. 🌐 https://twilioafterhourslatinx.splashthat.com/ 🎥Watch video

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…

Breakfast With Friends

Invited to a breakfast on diversity and inclusion by the CEO of Treehouse, Ryan Carson. Invited Michael Ellison (Founder & CEO at CodePath.org | Founding Board Member, Women Who Code) – https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelwellison/ Tammy Wang (VP of Data Science and Analytics at Riviera Partners) – https://www.linkedin.com/in/tammy-wang-6206061/ Dave Edwards (Director of Quality Insurance at Pandora) – https://www.linkedin.com/in/daveedwards4/ Josh Jacobs (Tech Talent…

The Mujerista | Being A Latina In Tech

The Mujerista is an online-based space that shares stories and experiences that impact, empower, and celebrate Latinas. https://www.themujerista.com/the-blog/2018/11/8/being-a-latina-in-tech?rq=tech The Mujerista is an online-based space that shares stories and experiences that impact, empower, and celebrate Latinas. It aims to provide our community with resources and create conversations regarding culture, career advice, finances, fashion and beauty, politics…

LatinaGeeks | National STEM Day: Latinas Breaking Down Barriers In Technology

The Mujerista is an online based space that shares stories and experiences that impact, empower, and celebrate Latinas. 🌐 https://latinageeks.com/national-stem-day-latinas-breaking-down-barriers-in-technology/ LatinaGeeks, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is the first-of-its-kind community to empower and inspire Latin women by spreading the knowledge of entrepreneurship, social media and technology. We provide our community with the latest gadget reviews, mobile applications, social…

Code Like A Girl | Q: How Can I Get Paid To Mentor Others?

I wrote an article for one of Medium’s top 100 publications on finding programs that pay you to mentor others as they learn how to code. 🌐 https://code.likeagirl.io/getting-paid-to-mentor-others-64ca1299383a

Alternative Programs To A CS Degree

These are all programs that are at least 2 years long and act as alternatives to a typical CS degree. Originally planned for release on April 10th, 2017 but stuff happens. After interviewing with a few of the new and upcoming alternative long-term programs for CS education, I wanted to provide others a brief overview…

RIP WordPress

Alive from July 2013 to September 2018. My old WordPress blog is closing down for good. Bye, bye! 👋🏽️ https://fvcproductions.wordpress.com WordPress Screenshot 1 – Home WordPress Screenshot 2 – About WordPress Screenshot 3 – Adventures WordPress Screenshot 4 – Blog WordPress Screenshot 5 – Portfolio WordPress Screenshot 6 – Services WordPress Screenshot 8 – Testimonials…

Travels

The places I’ve been. ✈️ So I’ve come to the conclusion that I come from a pretty interesting background. Here’s why… North America I was born into a 100% Peruvian family in Newport News, VA and raised in Norfolk, VA. I was exposed to a lot of different cultures very early on given that Norfolk…

Panel: Women In Open Source

Shared how I get involved with open source on GitHub and how one can get start contributing themselves. Name Girl Develop It SF – Panel: Women in Open Source Location Unity HQ – San Francisco, CA Date June 26th, 2018 – 6 pm to 8:30 pm Role Panelist – Women in Open Source About Open…

Conferences Everywhere

Struggling to find conferences to attend or speak at? Struggling to find conferences to attend or speak at? Well, you’re in luck 😛 because here’s a compilation of websites I have found over the ages! These websites all essentially aggregate events that are tech related into one space where it’s easy to filter by topic,…

Periods

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] A transformation of mind and body. It happened. Again. The dreaded Aunt Irma has come to visit this month. Quite frankly, she’s a little late this time, but she decided to show her damn face again. I wonder if it would be ideal to re-brand Aunt Irma as Uncle Bloodso…

The Switch

Switching from an iPhone to Pixel or iOS to Android. It’s spring! 🌷🌸🌻☀️💐🌼🌺🌾🌞🐝 Why So I recently decided that I was sick of Apple continually raising the cost of their products and that I was sick of not being able to take advantage of a more flexible ecosystem. The base price of the recent iPhone…

TV Shows

A list of TV shows I enjoy, have enjoyed or thought were terrible. Last updated: 1/21/19 Enjoying Dear White People How to Get Away with Murder Mr. Robot One Day at a Time Rick and Morty Silicon Valley Westworld The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina On My Block The Good Place She-Ra One Punch Man Steven…

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