National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15) honors the contributions of Hispanic and Latinx Americans and celebrates cultural heritage rooted in all Latin American countries. NCWIT and its member organizations offer a variety of ways to get involved.
Essential Skills for a Successful Tech Career with Walmart and TECHNOLOchicas // Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 4:00 to 5:30 MT // Online
Join Walmart and TECHNOLOchicas for an interactive workshop focused on the essential skills that will help you get started with a career in tech. You’ll learn how to craft a stand-out resume, why you need an “elevator pitch” (and how to create one), and how to prepare for conferences, interviews, and internships. Walmart Talent Acquisition Manager Elizabeth Burgos and TECHNOLOchicas Ambassador Bianca Alvarez will share practical strategies for success!
TECHNOLOchicas: Transforming the T in STEM // Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. PT // Online
Join NGCP as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with TECHNOLOchicas. Participants will learn about opportunities and resources to support and enhance STEM education for Hispanic and Latina women and girls.
Journey into Tech: The Latinx Experience with Walmart and TECHNOLOchicas // Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 4:00 to 5:30 MT // Online
Join Walmart and TECHNOLOchicas for an interactive panel where you’ll have the opportunity to hear a variety of Latinx voices on what it’s like to journey into tech. Senior Software Engineer Adriana Fuentes, Senior Director of Information Security Fernando Martinez, and TECHNOLOchicas Ambassador and CAHSI Scholar Bianca Alvarez will share the ups and downs of their journeys as well as advice on how to make the most of your own journey.
Events Hosted by NCWIT Member Organizations
The National Science Foundation’s Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program) September Speaker Series // All Wednesdays in September 2021, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. ET // Online
The HSI Program, which is co-managed by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Undergraduate Education and the Division of Human Resource Development, is hosting a month-long speaker series which will highlight current research from the HSI community. Topics include:
- The Current and Future State of HSIs
- Realizing the Potential of HSIs to Broaden Science Opportunities
- Enhancing Servingness & Improving Undergraduate Education in STEM
- Voces (Voices) from the Community