Latinitas Amplifying Opportunities in STEAM

Latinitas’ girls pictured with Natalie Martinez of Fox 7 Austin as she gave the girls an overview of her job and how to get experience.

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Citlali Aldama, a Code Chica Alumna, Latinas

Citlali Aldama, a Code Chica alumna, said the biggest opportunity the program gave her was being able to network with Latinas in the field of computer science. The Code Chica Certification program is a free eight-week course for teenage girls to gain knowledge in coding by creating their own website using HTML, CSS and Javascript.

Toni Marie Gonzalez, Latinitas Alumna

For Latinitas alumna Toni Marie Gonzalez, she believes having had the opportunity to join Media Chica, a journalism certification program, allowed her to come out of her comfort zone.

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