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Latinitas Design Chica Conference

  • Austin Community College: Eastview Campus 3401 Webberville Road Austin, TX, 78702 United States (map)

Latinitas’ Design Chica Conference is open for any and all girls between the ages of 9-18.

Girls of all backgrounds will learn design thinking and work with user experience designers to create their very own website homepage. The day will also include some demonstrations of virtual reality technology. During lunch, girls will meet professionals in various roles in the tech sector. To give all girls the best experience possible, there will be separate tracks: Track 1 will be for girls ages 9-13 and Track 2 for girls ages 14-18.

Price is $10 (+fees) and includes lunch and a parent workshop on college financial planning. 
Club Latinitas Members can attend for free and financial assistance is available. Email austin@latinitasmagazine.org for more info. 

SCHEDULE:
9:00am-9:20 - Welcome
9:20am-10:00am - Group Activity: Building a Bridge with Planks
9:30am-10:30am - Parent Workshop: College Financial Planning
10:00am-11:20am - Workshop #1: UX/UI Brainstorming
11:25am-12:25pm - Lunch with Career Presenters
12:35pm-1:35pm - Virtual Reality Stations
1:45pm-3:15pm - Workshop #2: Designing & Building a Solution
3:25pm-3:45pm - Presentations
3:45pm-4:00pm - Wrap-up and Raffle Prizes

Learn more at www.designchica.com.