May 21 @ Vacasa – PDXWIT is looking forward to seeing you at Vacasa for our next happy hour! The theme for this month is Accessibility in Technology. The conversation starters to keep the networking flowing will be “How can tech be more accessible?” and “What does an accessible tech environment mean to you?”
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April 16 @ New Relic – We all know the tech industry is full of networking events; in fact, you are reading about one right now! It can be tough to be our authentic selves in these situations.
February 19 @ Puppet – PDXWIT is looking forward to seeing you at our February Happy Hour at Puppet! Most of us procrastinate from time to time, but maybe that is not such a bad thing. The theme of the evening is Overcoming Procrastination, and we will discuss how that last minute pressure can often […]
November 27 @ Free Geek – PDXWIT is thrilled to be partnering with Free Geek for a special edition happy hour on #givingtuesday November 27th! The theme of the evening is Supporting our Community. Let’s connect to talk about how we can really show up and support one another.
September 18, 2018, Portland OR – We talk a lot about the importance of technical skills at every level of the technology industry, but our soft skills can be just as important, if not more! This month we are focusing on how we can nurture and leverage our soft-skills and natural strengths at work.
July 19 @ Wieden+Kennedy – Join us for our annual summer soiree, brought to you by PDX Women in Tech and Women Who Code, in partnership with Lesbians Who Tech, ChickTech, Girls Inc. and PyLadies, hosted by Wieden+Kennedy and sponsored by Cambia!
Join PDX Women in Tech for happy hour at Squarespace on April 17. Do you want to amplify your voice? We do too, so we are dedicating this event to being heard, which can be accomplished in a number of ways. To facilitate the conversation, the topic of the night is “how to inject yourself […]
March 15 @ OpenSesame -Hitting rock bottom sparked in Sarah a desire to totally recreate her life. So what did she do?
February 20 @ Viewpoint – The words we use matter, and we at PDXWIT have decided to be more intentional about our use of language to ensure everyone feels included and safe. Join us on this journey at Viewpoint where we dedicate the event to Inclusive Language. Our topic of conversation will start with the […]
December 19 @ OMSI – Join us at our Women + Tech Holiday Party, co-organized by PDXWIT and WWC Portland in partnership with Lesbians Who Tech, ChickTech, PyLadies, and Girls Inc. This event is hosted by OMSI and sponsored by Nike, Cambia, the University of Washington Foster School of Business Hybrid MBA, and ClientJoy.
November 28 @ FreeGeek – PDXWIT exists as a way to encourage, support and empower women in the Portland tech community. One way to feel empowered is to lift each other at work, and because we feel this is so important, we’ve made it the theme of this event. The conversation starter is “What’s something […]
October 2 @ Viewpoint – Are you a woman with current or prior military service? Want to examine how your military experience can help you land a job in today’s tech field? Join Portland Women in Tech and Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs to learn about the many opportunities available, find out how you can […]
September 19 @ Airbnb – PDXWIT exists as a way to encourage, support and empower women in the Portland tech community. One way to feel empowered is to get comfortable being brave and bold. This is so important that we’ve made it the theme of this event. The conversation starter “Which country would you move […]
July 18 @ Ruby Receptionists – Here at PDXWIT, networking is at the center of what we do, and since the most important part of networking is leaving an impression, we decided to explore how to leave a lasting one. The conversation starter “How many people do you talk to from your last job,” will […]
June 27 @ PricewaterhouseCoopers – With summer upon us, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate the end of the school year. We’ve all been students and many of us are parents, so we know how important education is and wanted to build our June event theme around it. The conversation starter this month […]
May 18 @ Urban Studio – As a woman-focused community, we’ve decided it is no longer enough for our support of other underrepresented groups to be implied. This month, we’ve decided it is time to focus on the interconnectedness of the various social categorizations and dedicate the theme of this event to “Intersectionality,” with a […]
March 21 @ Moovel – Join us for happy hour at moovel! We know that everyone uses tech tools on a daily basis to conduct your life, so we decided to explore this topic as it relates to your career. At this event, the theme will be “Simple machines: using your tools to leverage your […]
February 21 @ Simple – PDX Women in Tech is proud of our community so we are honoring it as the centerpiece of our February 2017 event. This month’s theme is about loving your communities–the diverse, varied, overlapping communities we exist in. We will hear from two lightning speakers whose lives revolve around building community, […]
Hello Portland! The weekend is here and it’s 80s weekend at Crystal Ballroom. The International Auto Show is here and Fertile Ground Festival & Reel Music Festival continues. Celebrate Chinese New Year w Lan Su Garden + Valentine’s Day is right around the corner – get your reservations now!
For our first event in 2017 and in honor of our anniversary, the theme of the event is reflecting on how your life has changed over the last five years. We will hear more about this from our lightning speakers and use this concept as our networking conversational prompt.