The technology industry has a diversity problem. And for Latinas in technology, the problem is doubled: Demographic reports from major Silicon Valley companies show Hispanic employment averages in the single digits, while women make up far less than half of the workforce they were even less when it came to tech businesses.
Latinas of Excellence in Technology and Business first began in 2012. It was organized by Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association, to honor Latinas in technology and business, while create awareness of this problem. Latina Tech and Business Leaders continued to develop. These individuals represent the Georgia’s most influential and notable Latinas in IT and Business.
Past honorees included talk show host Cristina Saralegui, PBS news reporter Maria Hinojosa, and CNN Contributor Maria Cardona, Nina Vaca USHCC Foundation and 42nd Treasurer of the United States Ana Cabral Our goal is to honor those unsung heroines who are bringing the Latina Name to a whole other level.
We encourage you to take advantage of every opportunity to connect and foster business relationships, while enjoying your experience during this event.