Tecnifícate STEM education for Latinos comes to Santa Barbara

Ariel Coro et al. in a room - Seminar

Technology Education For The Latin Community

Tecnifícate is coming to Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) with a FREE one day Spanish-language tech conference towards promoting technology and STEM education and careers among Hispanic Families.  Attendees will be provided with information on how to better leverage technology and the program will cover small business usage of social media, new media, interactive Internet and mobile applications.  Parents can also learn how to protect the online security of their family and their children from cyberbullying.

Ariel Coro, Hispanic Tech Expert and founder of Tu Tecnología will lead a group of Latino leaders as part of the educational program line up of the upcoming event:

When:            Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Where:           Santa Barbara City College  – Selmer O. Wake Campus Thornton Auditorium

300 N. Turnpike Road

Santa Barbara, CA 93111

Time:                         Doors open at 9:30 am and will go through 4:00 pm

lunch snack and door prizes will be provided.


The conference is sponsored by the Santa Barbara Community College, iima4biz Initiative, Tu Tecnología, CA Community Colleges Economic & Workforce Development Program, CHiSPA, Santa Barbara Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Office of Congresswoman Lois Capps and the Office of Supervisor Salud Carbajal, El Zarape Mexican Food, Taqueria El Bajio, Taqueria Mayos, Telemundo Costa Central and Radio Bronco 107.7.


The Tecnifícate series is targeted at Spanish speaking residents of California to help encourage a better adoption and understanding of technology and educate on the tangible and positive impact it will have on their lives. It is a joint project of Tu Tecnología and the California Community Colleges Economic & Workforce Development Program.

Ariel Coro is the most trusted Tech Expert for Hispanics reaching millions of households every month through TV, radio, print, web and social media. Coro is a regular contributor on CNN en Español and Despierta América and is the host of Tu Tecnología, a news segment that educates Hispanic families on the latest tech, gadgets, apps and auto news. His column is featured every Sunday in La Opinion and is syndicated to other Impremedia news properties. He is also the author of the new book, El Salto aprovecha las nuevas tecnologías y alcanza tu potencial, published by Random House Vintage Español.

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