June 16 in Austin: Party for Chica Power!
For more than a decade, the Latinitas’ program has helped teach STEM skills to some of Austin’s most marginalized girls and young women. The various cutting-edge content offered by this group helps young Latina females gain access to the latest digital platforms and technologies, as well as elevate their goals and dreams.
Celebrate Latinitas’ vision and their many accomplishments on the evening of Saturday, June 16. Occurring at the new Austin Central Library (710 W Cesar Chavez St), this “Party for Chica Party” will include cocktails, dinner, and music from the Chulita Vinyl Club DJ collective. In keeping with the kermés theme, event will also offer a cake walk with some of the city’s most in-demand and delectable baked good, a bottle toss, Loteria, and a virtual reality piñata with several “grown-up” prizes.
Additionally, this June 16 event will feature the presentation of the 1st Chica Power Award to a Latinitas’ alum who is applying the skills that she learned through Latinitas’ media and technology education programs to her everyday life. This award is sponsored by the Austin-based startup Bumble.
Seats are still available for the June 16 “Party for Chica Power.” RSVP here to reserve your spot at this special gathering. Ticket proceeds will support 25 Club Latinitas programs at Title 1 schools and public housing sites, the annual Chica Conferences, low- to no-cost camps, free family workshops at area libraries and leadership development programs for teens.
More Austin events for the week of June 11
June 11: Cofounders Wanted Austin Meet Up
June 12: Austin Blockchain Technology & Hyperledger Meet Up
June 12: Learn to Code Austin Meet Up
June 12: Austin Deep Learning Meet Up
June 12: How Technology Impacts Success
June 12: Tapping the Power of Influencers to Grow a Brand
June 12: Austin Brainstorming Entrepreneurs Meet Up
June 12: Indie Hackers Austin Meet Up
June 12: Intro to the Austin Startup Scene and Ask Me Anything
June 13: Female Founders Meet Up
June 13: Austin Hispanic Hackers Meet Up
June 13: Startup Grind
June 13: Austin Python Meet Up
June 13: Data Science Immersive Info Session
June 13: Data Analytics Info Session
June 13: ACG Central Texas’ Growth Awards Lunch
June 13: Intro to Machine Learning
June 14: Austin Fast Start: Bio / Med Tech
June 14: IBM Watson Cognitive Tech Meet Up
June 14: WordPress Meet Up Group
June 14: Chatbots: An Introduction to Conversational Design
June 14: Video Game Makers Unite!
June 14: Austin Tech Happy Hour
June 15: How to Create a Powerful Pitch Deck
Other upcoming Austin events
June 18: Esports Business Accelerator Info Session
June 19: Founders Live Austin
June 19: SKU 6 Showcase Day — Graduation Pitch Event
June 20: Intro to Seed Funding & SputnikATX
June 20: Convergence of Healthcare and Technology
June 21: Central Texas LGBT-Allies Diversity Summit
June 21: Uncloaking the Crypto World and Unravelling the Blockchain
June 22: DivInc Demo Day
June 23: Austin Ice Cream Festival
June 25: SXSW 2019 PanelPicker Speaking Application Process Begins
June 26: Career Pivots & Side Hustles: How to Create the Life You Want
June 26: Negotiation for Professionals
June 27: Making Career Growth Part of Your Recruitment Strategy
June 29-July 1 ATXRHACK
July 10: Bringing the Blockchain Transformation Home
July 11: Talk Data to Me
July 20: “Tell the Machine Good Night” Book Reading
August 3–5: RTX Austin 2018
August 22: Snap Judgement LIVE!
September 4: Cybersecurity
September 27–29: 2018 Texas Tribune Festival
October 2: InnoTech Austin
Oct 5–7: ACL Fest, Weekend #1
Oct 12–14: ACL Fest, Weekend #2
Oct 25-Nov 1: Austin Film Festival
October 27–28: 2018 Texas Book Festival
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Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.