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PDX Women in Tech (PDXWIT) January Happy Hour

Simple 120 SE Clay St Floor 2, Portland, OR 97214
120 SE Clay St Floor 2
Portland, OR 97214, United States (map)



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Join us for Happy Hour at Simple!

PDXWIT is excited to kick off the New Year with a Happy Hour at Simple! The theme of the evening is “Let’s Talk about Data.” The conversation starter to keep the networking flowing will be “How do you use data in your everyday life?”

While the event is primarily intended for networking, we will have a short segment at 5:30 to share important announcements and showcase some individuals in our community.

An employee of Simple will provide an introduction to the company and share open job opportunities

Sian RIebe, of Adidas, will tell us about Biases in Data Analytics

Suruchi Kham, Business Analyst, will talk about using Data Analytics for a Cause

During the event, we’ll have more to do than free-form networking:

An Activity Table where people can get creative. This is a fantastic way to meet others if large groups are not your thing. If you have trouble finding it, look for Meg Aul, our Event Activities Director.

Table Topics to help break the ice.

A section for job seekers and our sponsors who are hiring, to ensure people get connected.


4:30 p.m. - Doors open

5:30 p.m. - Introductions, announcements + lightning speakers

6:30 p.m. - Event ends

Event FAQ:

Q: Will there be gender neutral restrooms?

A: Yes, all our restrooms are gender neutral.

Q: Is the space ADA accessible?

A: Yes, we have ramps and elevators.

Q: Will there be food and drink at this event?

A: Yes to both.

Q: What is the parking situation?

A: We don't have onsite parking available, but there is street parking (most 2 hours, limit ending at 6pm I believe).

Q: Is there any special information that might help me find the entrance?

A: Entrance is on Clay street across from Rose's. There will be volunteers in the lobby. There are stairs or the elevator up to the second floor where the event will take place.

Q: Is there secured bike parking?

A: No, but we have some bike racks outside in front of the building.

Q: Should I consider using public transportation?

A: Yes.

Q: Can I bring my dog?

A: No, we ask that you leave your furry friend home.


PDXWIT is a community-based non-profit organization. Our purpose is to strengthen the Portland women in tech community by offering educational programs, partnerships, mentorships, resources and opportunities. We are unifying a supportive environment for current and potential women in tech, all of whom are committed to helping each other. Our goal is to bring together and empower women in tech and to encourage others to pursue tech careers. This is our step towards reducing the gender imbalance in the industry and addressing the current negative effects of that imbalance on women.

Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.