LULAC and LICI to Host the First Latino Tech Summit

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The Latino Tech Summit is expected to draw over 600 attendees

This week, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the Latino Institute for Corporate Inclusion (LICI) will be hosting the first Latino Tech Summit in Silicon Valley, CA. The Latino Tech Summit is expected to draw over 600 attendees and will bring together technology companies, institutions of higher learning and technology think tanks to provide resources and information to young Latinos. The two-day technology summit will take place at the University of Santa Clara in Silicon Valley, and the information will be provided through workshops and forums.

SPEAKERS:

Wednesday, November 30, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM: Opening Social

Jessica Rosenworcel, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Mario Valle Reyes, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Altered Ventures, LLC

Jessica Herrera-Flanigan, Executive Vice President of Government and Corporate Affairs, Univision Communications, Inc.

Delfina Eberly, Vice President of Infrastructure Data Center Operations, Facebook

Thursday, December 1, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM: “Tech Inclusion Index Breakfast”

Alejandro Villanueva, Director, Televisa Foundation

Ana Pinczuk, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Veritas

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM: “Diversity Strategies Luncheon”

Andre Arbelaez, President, Hispanic IT Executive Council

Gail M. Johnson, Vice President, Leadership Development and Diversity Initiatives, AT&T (keynote speaker)

Michelle Angier, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Intuit

Danny Allen, Vice President and Diversity and Inclusion Lead, SAP Labs, LLC

Ken Maxey, Director of Government Affairs, Comcast Cable

Sandra Cano, Senior Technical Recruiter, GE Digital

Friday, December 2, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM: “Hashtag Our Future Tech Titans Breakfast”

Arnoldo Avalos, CEO, Avalos Foundation

Sergio Trujillo, YouTuber

12:00 PM to 1:30 PM: “Innovation and Leadership Breakfast”

Chris Bruzzo, Chief Marketing Officer, Electronic Arts

Flavio Gomes, Managing Director, Latin America, Logitech

Eric Rodriguez, Education Program Manager, Intel Corporation

4:25 PM to 5:00 PM: Closing Remarks

Paola Santana, Co-Founder and Head of Network Operations, Matternet

WHAT:         LULAC and LICI to host Latino Tech Summit

WHEN:         Wednesday, November 30 to Friday, December 2, 2016

WHERE:     Santa Clara University, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95053

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The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the nation’s largest and oldest civil rights volunteer-based organization that empowers Hispanic Americans and builds strong Latino communities. Headquartered in Washington, DC, with 900 councils around the United States and Puerto Rico, LULAC’s programs, services and advocacy address the most important issues for Latinos, meeting critical needs of today and the future. For more information, visit http://www.LULAC.org

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