I first was involved with the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) back when I was studying for my undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago. I have since returned to the organization as head of the
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. Alexander Graham Bell, inventor credited with patenting the first practical
Every day I make sure to learn something new. With that being said, information is useless if it is siloed and not followed up with action. This, and my passion to work towards a brighter future for my community, is
At the beginning of the year, I accepted a 6-month fellowship with Voqal to build a project. The project I chose was to establish DACA Network, a professional network for ‘DACAmented*’ professionals, like myself. DACA Network functions to complete the
The students to whom I taught how to use WordPress for eCommerce will be graduating and demonstrating their projects. I am very proud of those who have stuck it out and are working hard on their projects. You can register for
Last Thursday, I began my second round of my Women’s WordPress for Ecommerce course for 1919. The course teaches women how to deploy, administer, and market their online storefronts using the WooCommerce plugin. My students will all learn how to
I recently took a teaching gig for the Kids off the Block program, a 501(c)3 nonprofit founded by Diane Latiker which focuses on ‘at-risk’ youth in Chicago’s south side. My aim is to teach a small group of boys the essentials of graphic design, with a focus on printing.