Tech Industry Diversity: Do Not Forget Latinos

By Alberto I. Roca, Victoria Lopez, and Jose Saenz

Supporting Research

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Alberto I. Roca, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of DiverseScholar and Founder/Editor of Victoria Lopez and Jose Saenz are both freelance multimedia journalists and recent graduates of California State University, Northridge. Any opinions expressed in this report are solely those of the interviewees and the production team. We thank the National Association of Hispanic Journalists Los Angeles chapter’s LatinCon event for bringing us together.

The citation for this media report is:
A.I. Roca, V. Lopez, & J. Saenz (2015) Tech Industry Diversity: Do Not Forget Latinos.
DiverseScholarTV, August 2

Editor’s note: This is our first foray into original digital media reporting to complement our DiverseScholar written articles. Dr. Roca first presented this critique at the April 25 Austin AlterConf and at the June 7 LatinCon pitch event. Please direct inquiries to .

Originally published 2-Aug-2015,
Last updated 20-May-2018.