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How to Navigate The Tech Field: A Beginner's Guide
Apr
23
5:30 PM17:30

How to Navigate The Tech Field: A Beginner's Guide

Many people starting out in the software industry experience frustration when work conversations are riddled with acronyms or tech jargon they do not understand. They become overwhelmed by the enormous amount of information to learn and do not know where to start. To rectify that, we have a group of women speaking who can demystify some of the tools, jargon, and jobs around software.

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Women of Color In Tech
Apr
25
5:00 PM17:00

Women of Color In Tech

This event is dedicated to accelerating your career by tapping into your superpowers, and how being a woman of color working in technology today has unique challenges.


Amanda Lopez will be leading the group in talks about creating an inclusive space to share challenges, opportunities, and experiences specific to people who identify as women of color.

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How to Study for a Technical Interview
May
1
5:00 PM17:00

How to Study for a Technical Interview

Interviewing for a new job can be a stressful proposition. It is hard to know what to expect and even how to prepare for it. Each company evaluates its candidates differently. Luckily, some upfront investment and preparation can really go a long way in helping you distinguish yourself from the rest of the candidates.

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Volunteer Info Night
Jun
3
5:30 PM17:30

Volunteer Info Night

Interested in joining the stellar crew of PDXWIT volunteers? New to volunteering with us? Want to meet other capable, driven women and allies in tech? You'll be in the right place at our summer volunteer program overview. At the orientation, you'll learn about different volunteer roles, from regular engagements to occasional gigs; get an overview of expectations and processes; have any questions you bring answered; and meet others interested in volunteering with PDXWIT

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April Happy Hour Networking Event
Apr
16
5:00 PM17:00

April Happy Hour Networking Event

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. Let’s face it: sometimes it can be awkward to network. The theme of our April Happy Hour is “Stay Authentic: From the Office to Networking.” To get people talking about this, our conversation prompt for the event will be “What does authenticity mean to you?”

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Diversity Dinner (APPLY TO ATTEND)
Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

Diversity Dinner (APPLY TO ATTEND)

Join us for a small, informal yet focused dinner where we can share our experiences with diversity in the workplace. The intimate and safe setting will allow us to discuss tactics, strategies and support to resolve the issues that arise. This event will be led by Emma Holland, Marcus Carter, and Heather Knight. This is an incubator opportunity which could result in future programming.

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Job Board Live Event
Mar
21
4:30 PM16:30

Job Board Live Event

Don’t miss the latest edition of our Job Board Live event, where companies that have posted featured jobs on the PDXWIT job board will be there to meet you in person and give you a chance to share your brilliant skills and qualifications.

We’ll also have a team reviewing resumes; bring a printed copy along, and they can help you polish it and make an even better impression.

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March Happy Hour
Mar
19
5:00 PM17:00

March Happy Hour

PDXWIT is looking forward to seeing you at our March Happy Hour at Cambia Health! A lot of people talk about the Importance of diversity in the technology Industry, but does diversity even matter if there are not meaningful efforts to achieve inclusion? The conversation starter to keep the networking flowing will be “What is the Difference Between Diversity and Inclusion?”

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