The below video describes the author’s background as the child of Mexican immigrants in the United States, and how they developed a love for coding and founded the startup TicketKarma. The author also discusses their involvement with Code2040, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that aims to cultivate Black and Latino talent in the technology field.
The author highlights the benefits of being part of the Code2040 family, including the Residency program which provides support, guidance, and resources such as a grant and office space. The author also mentions the importance of organizations like Google for Entrepreneurs, which support the technology ecosystem and provide social and cultural capital to help individuals thrive in the industry. Finally, the author encourages everyone to recognize their potential and offer their unique talents to the world.