POCIT: An interview with Frances Coronel, Software Engineer at Slack


If you're a Latinx or person of color in the tech space, or you want to break in, you'll enjoy this Q&A with a Latinx software engineer who works at Slack, the billion dollar tech company. Coronel's parents immigrated to the U.S. in their 20's, earned degrees from schools like MIT and Columbia University, and eventually became educators at the high school and university level. Frances shares how and why she pursued a career in tech, and shared 3 pointers for young people who want to break into tech: 1.) Stay resilient 2.) Find your people and 3.) Respect others.


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