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HACU/Google Hispanic Student Leadership Summit 

  

The Hispanic Student Leadership Summit, sponsored by Google in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), will gather 50 engineering and computer science students from across the U.S. including Puerto Rico for a two-day summit in Austin, Texas. Now in its third year, this summit was created as an effort to bring Latinx leaders together to share innovative and creative best practices with one another, as well as collaborate with Google’s Latinx leadership to benefit their universities, student organizations, and communities.

Workshops include presenters from the Computing Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions (CAHSI).  CAHSI is a consortium of administrators, faculty, and students from higher education working with non-profits, industry, and government organizations to prepare Hispanic students with the technical qualifications and real-world experiences to shape the future of computing, grow a geographically dispersed network of partners to achieve lasting results, and believe that inclusiveness must accompany diversity.

 

Who: Undergraduate student leaders with a passion for tech and an interest in growing their leadership

When: Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th (travel days: Thursday, April 4th and Sunday, April 7th)
 
Where: Google Office in Austin, Texas
 
What: The agenda includes breakout discussions, networking with the Hispanic Google Network, student group presentations, and a unique celebration for Summit attendees!
 
How to Apply: Submit a completed application form no later than Friday February 22, 2019. Google will confirm selections by March 1, 2019.
 

Application Currently Closed

Acceptance to the 2019 Hispanic Student Leadership summit includes financial sponsorship for travel and accommodations. Sponsorship includes a round-trip flight to Austin, Texas (from within the U.S. and Puerto Rico), Lyft credits for ground transportation to and from the airport and the hotel, arranged hotel accommodations from April 4-7 (3 nights), and all meals.

For questions, please review the listed FAQs.

For more information, contact Gaston Cantu, Director of Student Services, at gaston.cantu@hacu.net or call 210-576-3250.

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