Latinitas Austin, a local non profit organization with the mission of empowering Latina youth and other girls of color by offering media and technology enrichment programs, is celebrating their 15th anniversary with a series of special events, including the Design Chica Conference on April 15 at the ACC Eastview Campus.
Girls of all backgrounds between the ages 9-18 will learn design thinking and work with user experience (UX) designers to create their very own website. The day will also include some demonstrations of virtual reality technology. During lunch, girls will meet professionals in various roles in the tech sector.
Registration is $10 and includes lunch and a morning workshop for parents on college financial planning. Parents can register their chicas and find more event information on designchica.com.