LULAC’s Latinx Tech Summit: 3 YEARS OF IMPACT and counting!
The Latino Tech Summit began with a bold mission to increase Latino representation in the tech workforce.
Together with local, state, and national partners LULAC has worked to convene diverse stakeholders across the tech ecosystem, Latino serving community organizations, institutions of higher learning, and government regulators to bridge the opportunity gap experienced by qualified Latino professionals seeking to thrive in today’s digital economy.
Now in its third year, the aim of the 2018 Summit with the theme of “Todos los dias estoy hustling” brings together the best and brightest in Latinx tech and creates a unique space for Latinx technologist to exchange ideas, share their professional journeys, and network with like minded Latino tech professionals.
2018 Latino Tech Summit becomes —->Latinx Tech Summit for its inaugural year in Austin, Texas
In 2017 The Latino Tech Summit took its bold mission to the next level and incorporated three distinct program tracks to spark a holistic conversation about diversity in tech and importance of impact leadership at every level.
The 2017 summit was capped at 300 attendees and featured focused programming for C Suite Tech Executives, ERG Leaders, and mid career tech professionals.
The inaugural Latino Tech Summit was presented in partnership with Santa Clara University and the Latino Institute for Corporate Inclusion to bring innovative technology companies from around the country, colleagues and universities, community organizations, entrepreneurs, and tech think-tanks to develop a collaborative action plan to fast-track Latinos into the world of software development, information and communication technology careers, and tech entrepreneurship.
The first year summit included tech partners from AT&T, Cisco, Comcast/NBC Universal/Telemundo, Facebook, Github. Google, GoDaddy, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Indeed, Logitech, Pandora, Televisa Foundation, Tesla, Yelp and Univision.
600+ attendees (High School, College, Non-profit executives, Tech professionals)