Latinas Removing Barriers in Tech


Carolina Casares

Yahoo Latin America & Spain

Samira Saba


Envisioning a bold future, this panel will discuss the role of Latinas in tech both as users and as leaders of tech companies. Smartmatic technology is being used to shatter barriers for women in politics. Smartmatic played a crucial role in making Bolivia the second country with most female parliamentary representation. Yahoo is leveraging technology to engage Latinas through original content creation and video production, speaking to a powerful demographic in the U.S., Latin America and Spain.

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Primary Access: Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge
Secondary Access: Music Badge, Film Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate