The Future is Here: Latinitas Hosts Future Chica Conference in San Antonio!

San Antonio, TX – Latinitas, a  nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Latina youth and teens through media and technology fields, is thrilled to announce the upcoming Future Chica conference. With over two decades of commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion in STEAM (Science,Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics), Latinitas is set to host a remarkable one-day event for young minds eager to explore the world of technology.

Date and Venue:

The Future Chica conference will take place on Saturday, October 21st at the prestigious Capital Factory at Boeing Center in Tech Port, San Antonio.

About the Event:

Future Chica is a celebration of education and career exploration in STEM, designed for students between the ages of 9-14. This immersive experience offers participants the unique opportunity to engage with STEM professionals, dive into hands-on activities, and interact with cutting-edge technology, all while gaining insights into the limitless possibilities that the STEM fields offer.

Speakers:

Latinitas’ participants will hear from a diverse and engaging STEM focused panel with speakers from various disciplines. Guest panelists include: Cat Dizon, Founder and COO of Active Capital, Vanessa Romero, Product Manager, Corporate Communications at HEB, Marina Alderete Gavito, Councilwoman for San Antonio District 7, and Erika Prosper, Sr. Director of Customer Insights, Product Manager at HEB and First Lady of San Antonio.

Sponsors:

Latinitas is proud to partner with industry leaders to bring Future Chica to life. This event is presented by Google Fiber, eBay, and Honda, three renowned organizations committed to supporting educational initiatives and fostering innovation in the technology sector.

“We are incredibly excited to bring Future Chica to San Antonio,” said Salwa Yordi, Communication Director of Latinitas. “This event embodies our mission to empower young Latina talent and inspire them to pursue rewarding careers in STEM. With the support of our esteemed sponsors, Google Fiber, eBay, and Honda, we are confident that Future Chica will be a transformative experience for all attendees.”

Registration Information:

Registration for Future Chica is open now, and interested participants and parents can find more details and secure their spots by visiting this  link: https://www.betterunite.com/Latinitas-futurechicasanantonio2023

Don’t miss this chance to be part of the future of STEM! Join us at the Future Chica conference for a day of inspiration, exploration, and empowerment. Together, we can shape the future of technology and diversity in San Antonio and beyond.

About Latinitas:

Latinitas is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering students in media and technology fields. With a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, Latinitas has been a leading force in bridging the gender and ethnic gap in STEM careers for over 20 years. Learn more about Latinitas at www.latinitasonline.org.

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Media Contact: Salwa Yordi-Communications Director | Latinitas

salwa@latinitasonline.org