Description

Latinas in Tech is a global non-profit that helps Latinas to build a successful career in tech with free education and networking opportunities.

The community has over 16,000 members from all over the world. To join is completely free, and you can join one of the several local chapters Latinas in Tech have all around the world. Once you enter the community in your nearest city chapter, you will be able to participate in in-person meetups with members of that chapter.

Besides the local meetups, you will be able to connect with other Latinas in tech via the community's online networking events. Moreover, the annual event "Latinas in Tech Summit" is a great opportunity to network with other women and with leading tech companies looking to recruit. The recruiting sessions of the Summit are very helpful for members that are looking to land a new job.

Additionally, the community has a job board with several offers from top businesses in the technology industry. As a member, you will also enter the Talent Pool. This is like a member directory where companies can browse through Latinas in Tech's members to find diverse talents for their open roles. Furthermore, if you are a founder you can appear in the Founders List, which features female Latinas founders of tech startups.

Besides, Latinas in Tech also give its members plenty of learning opportunities. The Latinas in Tech Summit is full of talks with experts, skill-building workshops, and panel discussions. The community regularly organizes other learning events for members, usually online and free for everyone to join. Likewise, you can participate in mentorship sessions with experienced mentors to supercharge your career as a tech expert.

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Details

  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2014
  • Founders:

    Rocío Medina van Nierop

  • Amount of members: 16,000
  • Online Group: No
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • ONG: Yes
  • Method: In Person, Virtual

Benefits

Connect with other Latinas:
As a member of Latinas in Tech, you will have access to a network of other Latinas looking to build a career in the technology industry. You can exchange ideas, advice, and feedback with other members.

Supercharge your career:
The community offers its members several learning opportunities to acquire the knowledge they need to build a successful career. You can participate in mentorship sessions, panel discussions, talks with industry leaders, and skill-building workshops.

Find your next job opportunity:
Latinas in Tech's job board, talent pool, and founders list will help you to find your next career opportunity and to be seen by leading tech companies. The community's recruiting sessions are also super helpful for members.

Requirements

No requirements.

Place

Learning Events

Latinas in Tech hosts several learning events. On the one hand, you can participate in practical, actionable training, and leadership workshops. On the other hand, the community also offers its members several mentorship opportunities.

Additionally, the annual "Latinas in Tech Summit" is a great learning opportunity. In these events, you will find talks with industry leaders, panel discussions, and skill-building workshops.

Networking Events

Latinas in Tech offers local chapters in many cities across the world. You can join a chapter of the community in the nearest city to participate in in-person meetups. Additionally, Latinas in Tech hosts several online networking events to connect with other Latinas and to promote your work.

Events like the Latinas in Tech Summit also have "recruiting sessions" to help you connect with leading companies in the technology industry.

Lastly, the community offers a job board to find your next career opportunity. On the other hand, if you join as a member you will have a profile in the Talent Pool. This is the place where companies go to recruit members of Latinas in Tech. Furthermore, if you are a founder, you can appear on the Founders List. 

Impact/ESG

Latinas in Tech helps to promote diversity in the workspace, by creating a talent pool of diverse women for recruiters, and by partnering with top tech companies to create free programs, education, and mentorship opportunities.

Quote

"@latinas_tech is leading the way to create Latina representation across the full tech ecosystem – providing the resources, opportunities, and community Latinas need to thrive, innovate, and lead." -Twitter User

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