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Renew Financial

400 SW 6th Ave. #902
Portland, Oregon 97204, USA (map)

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  • Thursday
    Aug 3 2017
    PDXWIT Presents How to Get Your Foot into the Tech-Industry Door

    Renew Financial

    Having a hard time getting your first job in tech? Finding it more and more difficult to break into the industry? Tired of applying hundreds of times and getting nowhere? Then this event is for you! PDXWIT is partnering with Vanessa Palacios Sharma for an informational event with real-life advice from women who have been there before. Get tips and tricks to capture recruiters’ attention and obtain that very coveted "real-world" experience that everyone wants.

    Agenda :
    5:30 : Doors
    6:00-7:00 : Panel + Q/A
    7:30 : Networking/event ends

    Panelists :
    Perry Eising - Epicodus, Android Development Instructor/Curriculum Developer
    Deepa Rao - HealthSparq, Tech Leader
    Tracie Ward - Pella, Business Analyst
    Jennifer Bantelman - Zapproved, Senior Director of Product Management
    Shawna Baskin - Renew Financial, Business Intelligence Manager

    PDXWIT Purpose : 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.

    Trans and non-binary people are always welcome at our events.