Latinx in Tech feat. David Silva
Almost 20% of the U.S. population is Latinx. So, how do we provide opportunities for diversity in the programming world, particularly for the Latinx community? David Silva, Co-Founder of the nonprofit Techqueria, has worked tirelessly to help members of the Latinx community uncover their potential in the programming world.During this episode, Decoded host Sydney Lai chats with David about what drives developers to build, as well as the skills and opportunities that exist in diverse communities of developers. They also talk about David’s work as a community leader and how this work impacts tech companies and their hiring of Latinx developers.Other discussion topics include: David’s experience getting started in software development What inspires David to continue driving the Latinx movement in the tech industry How David has seen the tech industry disrupt the Latinx community How aspiring developers in the Latinx community can position themselves to succeed RELATED LINKS Check out David’s organization, Techqueria. Follow David on Twitter and LinkedIn. Learn more about OutSystems. Apply for the OutSystems App-Development School -- 2 weeks of remote training in OutSystems with a certification exam and introductions to employers who are actively hiring within your region!