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#29: “A Mother’s Long, Winding Road into Technology” with Ivette Cortez of ChickTech | Educative Sessions

December 14, 2020

Is there such a thing as the perfect life and career? For Ivette Cortez, this question drove her to make some big leaps of faith and fulfill her lifelong dream, including bringing her 4 year-old to a free coding class! By putting her values first, Ivette iterated her career repeatedly until she found a way to a charmed life and career that combines her passions for education, community inclusion, and technology.

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Since 2016, Ivette Cortez has been working for ChickTech to empower womxn, girls, and promote equity and diversity in tech. In the spring of 2020, Ivette led the roll-out of ChickTech’s online platform ACT-W+ to help mitigate the negative impact COVID-19 has had for womxn in tech.

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