“We're Out Here: Queer folk talk work, tech and life” will feature 3 brave storytellers sharing their personal experiences. The evening will be MC’d by Perry Eising, who will do a brief intro and tell a short story. The following folks will also be featured:
Miki Demeter: I am More Than My Pronouns
Kaig Lightner: The Reality of the Token Hire
Hazel Valdez: Being Gay is the Way I was Born
There will also, of course, be time for networking. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about Autodesk and Zendesk, who are making this event possible. Hope to see you there!
5:30 p.m. - Doors open / networking
6:00 p.m. - Introductions
6:15 p.m. - Presentation begins
7:00 p.m. - Presentation ends / more networking
7:30 p.m. - Event ends
Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.
We’re on the lookout for speakers
Do you have a unique story to tell? Do you have a specific skill set you’d like to share with our community? We’re always looking for speakers to share their knowledge at an upcoming PDXWIT event. Learn more about our current speaking opportunities.
Do you want to host an event?
Is your company interested in hosting a PDXWIT event? This is a great opportunity to gain powerful exposure to the local workforce while showing your support for inclusion in Portland’s technology industry.