Conferences

Latinitas offers conferences and presentations focused on helping girls build confidence through creative multimedia expression. These events are collaborative programs held in partnership with technological and creative entities to offer girls an opportunity to participate in fun and engaging media lessons designed to develop skills and spark interest.

GAME CHICA CONFERENCE

Saturday, April 28, 2018
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: HomeAway in the Domain
( 11800 Domain Boulevard #300 Austin, TX 78758) View Map
Cost: $15

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Latinitas Austin’s first gaming conference for girls will take place Saturday, April 28, 2018, at HomeAway in the Domain. The full-day Game Chica Conference will show girls ages 9-18 of all backgrounds how to design a video game using platforms such as Scratch, a programming language and online community where anyone can create interactive games and stories. The day will also include a keynote speaker and lunch where girls meet with a diverse group of women and men who work in video game design, virtual reality, programming, and various other roles in the tech sector.

Admission for a full day of fun and learning is $15. Lunch and snacks are included. Scholarships are available and current Club Latinitas participants can attend for free. For more information, call (512) 900-0304 or email austin@latinitasmagazine.org


START UP CHICA CONFERENCE

Saturday, October 22nd
9 am to 4 pm
WHERE:  Austin Community College Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Road)
Cost: $10.00

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This all day event will teach girls (ages 9-18) how to develop their own entrepreneur venture ideas from start to pitch by creating a business plan and marketing campaign with the assistance of mentors with the end of day goal to present to real investors!

For more information, call 512.900.0304 or email austin@latinitasmagazine.org


DESIGN CHICA CONFERENCE

Saturday, April 15th, 2017
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Austin Community College Eastview Campus (3401 Webberville Rd)
Cost: $10

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Design Chica welcomes all girls ages 9 to 18 to learn design thinking and work with user experience designers to create their very own website. The day will also include virtual reality demonstrations and speed mentoring with professionals from technology and creative companies.

For more information, call (512) 900-0304 or email austin@latinitasmagazine.org