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Saturday
Jul 16, 2011
Mentorship Speed-Dating -- Business, Software Development, Visual Communications
souk

Are you looking for a mentor? Are you looking for someone to mentor? Here's your chance to find a match!

Much like speed dating, we'll set you up with eight different mentors in your field, and you'll get 15 minutes to share your ideas, questions, answers and advice with each one.

Unlike speed dating, there's no awkward Yes/No checkboxes to turn in at the end. Everyone gets everyone else's contact info, and nobody feels left out. Hopefully.

We're looking for eight mentors and eight mentees (a funny word for someone who needs a mentor), in these three categories:

  • Business (10am - Noon) This includes anything in the topic of Business: sales, marketing, operations, finance, legal and management.

  • Software Development (1 - 3pm) This can include coding, programming, web app development, back-end, front-end, and anything related to making software.

  • Visual Communications (4 - 6pm) All things visual: art, design, graphics, visualization, photography, whatever gets the message across.

IMPORTANT: We can only accept 8 mentors and 8 mentees in each of the three categories.

To RSVP, email [email protected] and tell us your name, what category you'll be in (Business, Software Development or Visual Communications), and whether you're a mentor or mentee.)

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Wednesday
May 22, 2013
Girls in Tech Speed Mentorships
Oregon Convention Center

A two-hour mentorship workshop for girls that starts with an overview of the speed mentoring process by Ivo Lukas, Chief Innovation Officer of Girls in Tech.

After the introduction, we'll start the Speed Mentoring Rounds. Each mentee will meet one-on-one with up to four Mentors for 15 minutes.

Bring the following:

Your elevator pitch
2-3 questions you would like help in answering
Business cards to give to each Mentor

The purpose of speed mentoring is to get feedback on your strengths and professional challenges from an industry expert - it's an efficient and effective way to learn, connect and network.

When you arrive, sign up for time slots so you can meet and learn from the Mentors. First come first served!

ABOUT GIT: The Girls in Tech MENTORSHIP Program was developed to provide integrated, engaging and educational high-touch workshops for young girls ages K-12, women in colleges/universities and working professionals. In an effort to encourage girls to enjoy, embrace and understand the importance of math, tech and science at a young age, we are building the curriculum which will enable girls to learn the basic skills, software programs and gain entrepreneurial exposure to become leaders within their communities, academia and in their future careers in the tech space.

To learn more about girls in tech mentorship please contact [email protected]

Or connect with her @MsSonicFlare Use hashtag #GITm

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Thursday
Oct 24, 2013
TiE Pearl Pitch Club featuring speaker Jeff Smith
TiE Pearl Incubator

Join TiE Pearl Pitch Club, a series of sessions where you can practice your pitching skills.

At the start of this session, TiE Charter Member Jeff Smith of NY investment banking firm Berkery Noyes & Co., will speak on the topic: How to add value to a business for a successful exit.

TiE Pearl Pitch Club is designed as a supportive environment in which to try out your presentation - in front of a group of peers, including established entrepreneurs, and others just getting their start. Bring your pitches, with or without slides (bring your laptop to plug into the A/V system), and walk away with valuable feedback and coaching.

Following the Pitch Club session we will offer drinks and refreshments at the TiE Pearl Incubator, while we discuss feedback and mingle.

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Thursday
Nov 7, 2013
Jim Huston "How to Pitch to an Angel or VC" at TiE Pearl Pitch Club
TiE Pearl Incubator

"How to Pitch to an Angel or VC." Talk by Jim Huston, Managing Director, Portland Seed Fund and TiE Oregon Charter Member.

Attend TiE Pearl Pitch Club, a series of sessions where you can practice your pitching skills. Network with TiE members, mentors and other entrepreneurs. You are welcome to attend even if you don't plan to pitch.

TiE Pearl Pitch Club is designed as a supportive environment in which to try out your presentation - in front of a group of peers, including established entrepreneurs, and others just getting their start. Bring your pitches, with or without slides (bring your laptop to plug into the A/V system), and walk away with valuable feedback and coaching.

Following the Pitch Club session we will offer drinks and refreshments at the TiE Pearl Incubator, while we discuss feedback and mingle.

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Thursday
Nov 21, 2013
TiE Pearl Pitch Club
TiE Pearl Incubator

Practice at Pitch Club. Then compete at PitchFest.

Special edition of TiE Pearl Pitch Club. Come by to get information about, and practice for, the upcoming PitchFest event on December 10th.

Practice your pitch Ravi Sinha, experienced entrepreneur and former instructor at Oregon State University and Portland State University, will provide guidance on pitching technique. This is sure to be of use whether you decide to apply for PitchFest or not!

Get informed about PitchFest Want to find out more about TiE Oregon PitchFest, before you sign up? Then come by Pitch Club on November 21st, and talk to Gene Ehrbar, Manager of the TiE Pearl Incubator, and Shashi Jain, TiE Angel Program Manager. Find out more about what PitchFest is all about and what you can win. If you decide you want to compete, you can put in your application right then and there.

Did you already submit your application for TiE Oregon PitchFest? Are you looking for an opportunity to really fine-tune your pitch? TiE Pearl Pitch Club on November 21st is going to be a big practice session for TiE Oregon PitchFest! We will pay special attention to the pitch format for the upcoming PitchFest event (limited time pitch andl Q&A), so that you can practice to become pitch perfect. TiE Mentors and peers will provide feedback and help you get it spot on!

If you're not going to be pitching, then come to hear others and provide them with your insights and feedback.

Free for TiE Members and public.

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Thursday
Mar 6, 2014
TiE Pearl Pitch Club
TiE Pearl Incubator

Join TiE Oregon Pitch Club! A series of sessions where you can practice your pitching skills.

The TiE Pearl Pitch Club is designed as a supportive environment in which to try out your presentation - in front of a group of peers, including established entrepreneurs, and others just getting their start.

Bring your pitches, with or without slides (bring your laptop to plug into the A/V system), and walk away with valuable feedback and coaching.

We will offer refreshments at the TiE Pearl Incubator before and during our session, while we network, discuss feedback and mingle.

The Pitch Club event is open to all TiE Members (free), as well as the public ($25).

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Wednesday
Jul 2, 2014
Hack the People Mentor Night - July Meetup is FULL
New Relic

Tonight's Presentation: Evaluating Technologies - FULL

Please RSVP via the group's Meetup page [use the above link] as there are a limited number of particpants.

Welcome members of Hack The People Portland!

We are a group of makers, hackers, coders, programmers, and technologists that want to contribute to the tech community by providing a place to learn from others.

ALL ARE WELCOME, regardless of skill level, gender, ethnicity, religion, or any other demographic category.

Our meetups are intimate events designed to help create relationships between junior and senior people in various tech fields. Hack The People is looking for both mentees and mentors to attend our events. The events will focus around lightning talks about your projects and goals.

Here is what you can expect at this meetup:

  • Refreshments/Pizza

  • Keynote Presenter: David Stocker

  • Lightning Discussion where everyone gets to participate!

  • Drinks at Bailey's

During our lightning discussion, you will get to talk about a project you are working on, a personal goal, social/cultural issues you are experiencing, or other things of importance to you. Everyone in the group will have the opportunity to offer you an insight, a resource, a contact, or other things a good mentor might offer. And you in turn will get to offer assistance to others. Everyone is here to help one another, and ALL skill levels are welcome!

We will meet afterward at Bailey's to network and get to know each other more while enjoying a drink.

Please be punctual as we start on time and move through each portion in a timely manner.

This event has a limited number of seats, so don't miss out and make sure to reserve your spot!

Learn more about us at HackThePeople.org!

Next Meetup Date: August 6th with Presenter Howard Abrams

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Thursday
Oct 15, 2015
Thursday Night Frontend
PDX Code Guild

Come to learn and/or share your existing knowledge with others. We cover HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery and more. Our event is for all levels from beginner to advanced. Come to learn and/or to mentor.

This week we will do introductions and then pair up mentors and learners and/or work on projects.

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Tuesday
Nov 1, 2016
Projects and Ale - WaCo EE and Technologist Meetup
John Barleycorns McMenamins

Let's celebrate our 6 month anniversary of the group and surviving Halloween with a pint at McMenamins - John Barleycorns.

Join us for breakout discussions as we help each other progress on hardware projects and/or careers. Bring your war stories!

This is a group for electronics engineers and technologists who want to advance their expertise/career, get inspired by peers, and dream about their own business! We'll discuss whatever hot topics from the scrum that kicks-off each event, share projects, and occasional guest speakers.

Attendees include: applications engineers, firmware/software developers, electronics engineers, operations and program managers, product and marketing managers.

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Tuesday
Nov 22, 2016
Mentorship and Projects - WaCo EE and Technologist Meetup
Beaverton City Library

Join us for breakout discussions as we help each other progress on hardware projects and/or careers. Bring your computers and other gadgets you're working on!

This is a group for electronics engineers and technologists who want to advance their expertise/career, get inspired by peers, and dream about their own business! We'll discuss whatever hot topics from the scrum that kicks-off each event, share projects, and occasional guest speakers.

Attendees include: applications engineers, firmware/software developers, electronics engineers, operations and program managers, product and marketing managers.

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Thursday
Jan 5, 2017
WaCo EE and Technologists Meetup - Projects and Mentoring
Beaverton City Library

Join us for breakout discussions as we help each other progress on hardware projects and/or careers. Bring your computers and other gadgets you're working on!

About WaCo EE Meetup

This is a group for electronics engineers and technologists who want to advance their expertise/career, get inspired by peers, and dream about their own business! We'll discuss whatever hot topics from the scrum that kicks-off each event, share projects, and occasional guest speakers.

Attendees include: applications engineers, firmware/software developers, electronics engineers, operations and program managers, product and marketing managers.

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Monday
Jan 23, 2017
Mentorship and Projects - WaCo EE and Technologist Meetup
Beaverton City Library

Join us for breakout discussions as we help each other progress on hardware projects and/or careers. Bring your computers and other gadgets you're working on!

About WaCo EE

This is a group for electronics engineers and technologists who want to advance their expertise/career, get inspired by peers, and dream about their own business! We'll discuss whatever hot topics from the scrum that kicks-off each event, share projects, and occasional guest speakers.

Attendees include: applications engineers, firmware/software developers, electronics engineers, operations and program managers, product and marketing managers.

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Monday
Feb 27, 2017
Mentorship and Projects - WaCo EE and Technologist Meetup
Beaverton City Library

Join us for breakout discussions as we help each other progress on hardware projects and/or careers. Bring your computers and other gadgets you're working on!

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Wednesday
Mar 29, 2017
LaunchCode Portland Speaker Panel: Onboarding & Mentoring New Tech
CENTRL Office Eastside

Onboarding and mentoring is important with any new member of your team, but especially so with those who are new to the industry. Successful support and mentorship enables new engineers and developers to contribute to your team’s success as quickly as possible. Both existing and new employees benefit from the increased employee satisfaction and retention through mentoring.

Our panel of seasoned mentors and managers will share lessons learned while mentoring new tech talent as well as engage in a Q&A session. LaunchCode staff will be on hand to explain our apprenticeship and job placement program and answer any questions on how to find your next great tech hire through LaunchCode.

Top Benefits - Enable new engineers and developers to contribute to company success faster - Improve satisfaction and retention of both existing and new employees - Create better relationships and community within your teams

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Saturday
Jul 8, 2017
Mentorship Saturdays - Coding and career help
Metal Toad

Join us for coffee and code as we help each other progress our careers. We'll meet in the lobby between 9:45 - 10:15. After that you'll need to post to meetup to get in. Bring your computers!

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Sunday
Jul 9, 2017
C# Study Group and Career Help at Epicodus
Epicodus

Join us for code as we help each other progress our careers and learn C#.

If you need help getting into the building and no one is there, post a message on the meetup or in Slack.

Agenda:

10:00 AM Start

10:20 AM Introductions

2:00 PM Leaving

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Tuesday
Jul 18, 2017
Network #LikeABoss
WeWork Custom House

Network #LikeABoss (AKA, How To Just Be You While Meeting People)

Is networking a real drag for you? Does it feel nothing but fake and stiff? Do you picture busy rooms and sweaty handshakes? Let us change your mind! Networking encompasses so much more and includes many unique ways to manage the journey. It’s time to assess, discuss, and then act to make networking more comfortable, more successful, and more like you.

Brought to you by LaunchCode and WeWork, this workshop will discuss the attributes of AUTHENTIC networking and you will walk away with immediately actionable ideas to help empower yourself. Make your network contribute to both your net worth and your fun quota.

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Wednesday
Jul 19, 2017
Meet, Greet & Show Your Stuff: You Might Just Meet Your New Tech Team
CENTRL Office

Come mix and mingle with Portland's tech community at this casual networking event! LaunchCode Apprentice candidates and students will display and discuss their projects and their career paths.

Employers, this is a great chance to meet some gritty, smart, and determined future team members.

Appetizers and beverages will be provided. Bring your business cards — some lucky attendees will win some sweet LC swag!

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Saturday
Nov 10, 2018
Mentorship Saturdays - Coding and Career Help - November Edition
Metal Toad

Join us for coffee and code as we help each other progress our careers!

The doors will lock at around 10:15 AM. Please leave a message in the event comments to be let in if you arrive late.

Please see our About page and additional pages on resources and opportunities!

http://www.meetup.com/Mentorship-Saturdays/about/

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Saturday
Jan 12
Mentorship Saturdays - Coding and Career Help - January Edition
Metal Toad

Join us for coffee and code as we help each other progress our careers!

The doors will lock at around 10:15 AM. Please leave a message in the event comments to be let in if you arrive late.

Please see our About page and additional pages on resources and opportunities!

http://www.meetup.com/Mentorship-Saturdays/about/

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