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300 Waterfront Bike Trail
Portland, OR 97204, US (map)

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  • Monday
    Oct 2 2017
    PDX Women in Tech (PDXWIT) Women Veterans in Tech


    Description: Are you a woman with current or prior military service? Want to examine how your military experience can help you land a job in today's tech field? Join Portland Women in Tech and Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs to learn about the many opportunities available, find out how you can increase your wage, and how that job you never saw as a tech job can get you in at any level, from the ground up. Don't settle for less than you deserve with your skills. Join us for a night of camaraderie, job-finding, and tools for career advancement. We’ll be hosting a panel featuring women veterans who turned their military skills into tech careers. There will be networking opportunities with managers working for hiring companies, recruiters, and other women veterans.

    Meet the panelists:

    Dana Lawson, VP of Engineering at InVision
    Tiffany Longworth, Products Operations Manager at Puppet
    Amber Buckley, Release Manager at InComm Digital
    Shannon Langley, State Veterans Program Coordinator with the Oregon Employment Department


    5:30 - Networking
    6:00 - Panel begins, followed by Q&A
    6:30 - More networking time, résumé updating, etc.
    7:30 - Event ends

    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.