Hispanic Culture: An Asset to Technology Career Success

Mainframers are no strangers to hard work, dedication, and persistence, nor are they unfamiliar with how to work as part of a larger team. Hispanics in technology embody many of these traits and are pushing for stronger organizations and teams in an industry where they are in the minority. Forbes revealed that in 2019, the high-tech sector is comprised of just 8% of Hispanics, even though they accounted for 18% of the U.S. population. Catherine Treviño, Z hardware technical brand specialist at IBM, and Veronica Gilliard, deputy director of platform services at the California Department of Technology's Office of Technology Services, share their experiences in the technology sector, the value of their heritage in the work they do, and the advice they have for incoming Hispanics.

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