February 18 @ PGE Skybridge Terrace – At our February Happy Hour we will be honoring a local legend here in Portland: Donna Hammond, one of Oregon’s first black female electricians. Ms. Hammond has lived a tremendous life, having dealt with significant cultural isolation within her industry.
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January 21 @ New Relic – The theme of our January Happy Hour is “Humanizing Your Tech Experience.” To get people talking about this, our conversation prompt for the event will be “How can you humanize and stay authentic at work?”
December 11 @ Bumped – 019 has been another big year for the PDXWIT and we are thrilled to come together at bumped, for the FIFTH year, to celebrate the holidays and what we’ve accomplished.
November 19 @ Simple – PDXWIT is thrilled to be partnering with Simple for a special edition happy hour on November 19th as part of the Give!Guide drive!
October 15 @ Viewpoint – We have all experienced uncertainty in our lives and career, but sometimes this uncertainty can lead us in amazing directions. This month’s theme will be “Pivoting from uncertainty to passion.” To help get the networking flowing we will be using the conversation prompt “How have you overcome uncertainty in your […]
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 […]
January 23 @ SurveyMonkey – People often talk about creating a work culture that allows people to “bring their best self to work.” To start the conversation, we are asking “what is an important personal value you bring to work?” with an aim to allow us to explore who our best selves.
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.
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 […]
April 13 @ New Relic – Join us on Thursday, April 13th at 5p for an informal fireside chat with Congressman Earl Blumenauer at New Relic. Earl Blumenauer is the U.S. Representative for Oregon’s 3rd congressional district, serving since 1996. His district includes most of East Portland and cities to the east of Portland.
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.
Hello Portland! The first weekend of the year is here! Get your laughs w/ John Witherspoon at Helium or Drag Queen Brunch! Get out of the chill and check out the January IPA Challenge @ Hawthorne and 15th Avenue Hophouses. Kick off the new year with stories from Portlanders at Portland Story Theater’s Urban Tellers […]
January 25 @ WeWork – Ever wondered how to work with a recruiter to get the job of your dreams? You have to meet them first! Join us in January to mingle with top local recruiters from Boly:Welch and IT Motives to hear about the talent they need for jobs in tech, marketing, design, communications, […]