Latinos in Tech

Welcome to LCF's Latinos in Tech! Latino Community Fund is committed to diversity in the tech industry and supporting access to STEM and technology fields for underrepresented communities. We are a community led collaborative fortifying community leaders.

What to know!

The group was created in 2014 in collaboration with two community leaders, to provide the community with a space to innovate, develop, and connect with others. Our collaborative keeps community at the center of our work with the following core values of connect, share, and act. 

We have over 800 Members on Latinos in Tech Facebook Page and NEW in 2019 is our LinkedIn Group with 70+ members and growing!

Connect

Latinos in Tech is connecting students and professionals with opportunities to advance professionally. We foster a culture of community engagement and social responsibility.

Share

Sharing valuable resources and career/skill-based mentorship in collaboration with various sectors. As a collective, we offer networking mixers, hackathons, and workshops in partnership with tech companies, universities, startups, and nonprofits.

Act

Latinos in Tech advocates and supports expanding career pathways in STEM, advancing policies and (non/traditional) programs that prepare students of color, girls and young women, and students from rural and/or low-income communities for success through a strong STEM education.
 

Are you interested in sponsoring an upcoming event? Do you want to share an opportunity with the LiT community? Are you new to Seattle? Want to give back to the community? Let's connect! 

Are you interested in sharing your story? We are looking for people interested in sharing their professional journey into the world of tech with our Latino community in hopes of inspiring future techies and honoring your contributions. Your story will be shared with our Latinos in Tech community and to potential students interested in learning more about opportunities offered through tech. For more information, please contact Marisol Morales at Marisol@latinocommunityfund.org 

 

Upcoming Events

 View our latest events on YouTube: https://youtu.be/lM8whZyJGqI

Hackathon

The Latinos in Tech and PayScale invite you to participate in a Hackathon – a 2 day event on April 27-28, to explore, learn, experiment, and create. All you need is a laptop and power source! Come Saturday morning with ideas to pitch and collaborate with a team towards a working demo by Sunday afternoon. Sign up on the Latinos in Tech Facebook group or on Eventbrite.

Registration is closed but we have 10 spots available, if you are interested in attending as a participant in the hackathon please send an email with your contact information to Marisol Morales, marisol@latinocommunityfund.org by April 26th. We are still seeking mentors to join our teams, if you are interested please fill out this form by April 26th.

PAST EVENTS

4.7.19 - "Home with America" VR Experience (Sponsored by Seattle Public Library & LCFWA)

3.27.19 - Latinas in Tech Night Out (Sponsored by LCFWA)

3.10.19 - Latinos in Tech Data and Brunch (Sponsored by LCFWA)

2.20.19 - Latinos in Tech Community Planning Meeting (Sponsored by LCFWA)

1.16.18 - Latinos in Tech Speed Networking (Sponsored by Northeastern University)

12.21.18 - Celebrating Latinos in Tech (Sponsored by LCFWA)

11.5.18 - Latinos in Tech Networking Event with Textio (Sponsored by Textio)

9.10.18 - Latinos in Tech Co-Learning Meet Up with Payscale & YearUp (Sponsored by Payscale)

7.9.18 - Latinos in Tech Co-Learning Meet Up (Sponsored by LCFWA)

4.23.18 - How to Join a Board (Sponsored by LCFWA and YNPN Seattle)

3.29.18 - Latinos in Tech Mixer (Sponsored by The Climate Corporation)

2.25.18 - Latinos in Tech Mixer (Sponsored by LCFWA)

1.27.18 - Latinos in Tech Mixer (Sponsored by Amazon, LCFWA, and Latinos@Amazon)

 

Volunteer or Become a Mentor with Latinos in Tech!

Are you interested in volunteering or becoming a mentor for others pursuing a tech career? We can pair you up with our youth leaders and adults transitioning careers who are seeking mentorship and support in their own journey. Or perhaps you want to lead a workshop or host a tour at your company for our members? The opportunities to get involved are endless and we need leaders like YOU! Please fill out this form. 

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