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 What We Do

The PDXWIT Movement

We are focused on advancing inclusion in Portland’s technology industry. We believe in reducing the imbalances that exist in tech today so that everyone is represented and skilled in an industry that is shaping the future of humanity. Everything we do ties back to supporting our community through:

  • Community Building and Educational Events

  • Mentorship Program

  • Articles plus our Annual Report on the Portland Tech Industry

  • Podcast: Breaking the Glass Ceiling

  • Sponsorship Program

  • Scholarship Program

  • Advocacy

State of the Community

Each year, Portland Women in Technology (PDXWIT) captures important data about the Portland tech industry, independent of company and group or association affiliation. Our goal is to deeply understand what it is like for people in the community and to identify themes that need to be addressed.

This year, what we found was stark, but not surprising.

We encourage you to use this data to propel change in your companies, and we’ve provided you with an action checklist at the end of the data visualization to support you in talking to your CEOs, bosses, colleagues and taking action yourself.

View Data

 

 Events

Join us for an upcoming event to network, expand your community, and learn from industry experts! Visit our event page to register for upcoming events. We look forward to seeing you soon!



Upcoming Events

Become A Mentor

Serving as a mentor is not only an opportunity to have a true impact on a person’s life but is also a mutually rewarding experience. Our mentorship program matches mentor with mentee based on their specific needs. Once connected, you create the structure and necessary time commitment.

Become A Mentor

 
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 Member Stories

 

Read Our Community Content

We publish thoughtful insight into the current state of the tech industry both local and globally. We’re not shy about asking the tough questions to address the challenges facing our community so that we can collectively work towards inclusive solutions to advance and support our community.

 

Volunteer With Us

Interested in becoming a volunteer? Our community thrives thanks to those who take time out of their schedules to lend us a hand with our volunteer opportunities. If you are enthusiastic, experienced and courageous, we'd love for you to join us. The overall time commitment is up to you.

 

Become A Sponsor

We believe our organization can create positive change in the tech industry and seek sponsors to share in this endeavor. By becoming a sponsor you’ll play a critical role in expanding our community, skill-building events, mentorship, and providing access to jobs and opportunities.

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