â€˜Black Techiesâ€™ teamed up with Tumblr to organize a 30-plus hour hackathon, which took place over Martin Luther King weekend, at the microblogging siteâ€™s headquarters in the Flatiron District in New York Cityâ€™s Silicon Alley. In true collaborative spirit, organizations such as All Star Code, Blacks in Tech and Silicon Harlem showed their support for Black Techiesâ€™ first overnight event.
With a focus on news and the under 35 crowd, Martinez develops engaging, daily reports for BlackEnterprise.com. She also pens the blog, After School Daze: Life After Undergrad, where she delves into the day-to-day issues and concerns of recent graduates trying to adapt to life off campus. Prior to Black Enterprise, the Bronx, N.Y. native contributed to Latina, Latina.com, Honeymag.com, Syracuse Record and The Post-Standard. When she's not writing articles, the self-proclaimed travelista is on the prowl for her next excursion.
Martinez holds a bachelor's degree in magazine journalism and sociology from Syracuse University.