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423 Northwest 13th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209, US (map)

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  • Wednesday
    Sep 5 2018
    Women Talk: Conferences


    A panel of brilliant women sharing their experiences and advice for speaking at tech and design conferences

    Women Talk Design is on a mission to see diverse speakers on stage. In this panel discussion, we've invited incredible women who have spoken at design and tech conferences and public events to share their experiences. Learn how they got their first speaking engagement, what conferences they attend, how they prepare for giving a talk, and what advice they have for those getting started. We hope you'll leave inspired to share your own ideas and experiences, and get out there and speak.


    6:30 - 6:50 - Meet and mingle

    6:50 - 8:15 - Panel & Q&A

    8:15 - 8:30 - More networking

    Refreshments and snacks will be served.

    The event is open to everyone. Please take a moment to read through Women Talk Design's Code of Conduct before RSVPing.

    By registering for this workshop, you recognize that photographs will be taken during the event, that may be used in press and marketing materials for Women Talk Design. If you would like to opt out, please let the registration desk know when you check in, or send us an email at [email protected].

  • Thursday
    Apr 19 2018
    PDX Women in Tech (PDXWIT) Venture Capital & Startup Investing 101


    Registration through Eventbrite [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pdx-women-pdxwit-venture-capital-startup-investing-101-tickets-43619659576] is required to gain entry to this event

    Is Investment Right For You?

    Many entrepreneurs assume they need an investment to launch or grow their businesses. While angel investment and venture capital can provide critical sources of support and financing for early-stage companies, it is crucial to do your research before you start seeking investors.

    Join us along with Bill Bryant from DFJ, Angela Jackson from Portland Seed Fund, and Julianne Brands from the Oregon Angel Fund to learn about the pros and cons of taking on investment, how various funding options differ, and what investors look for when evaluating a company.

    We would like to thank Oregon Angel Fund (OAF) and Oregon Entrepreneurs Network (OEN) for putting this event together with PDXWIT.


    4:30 p.m. - Doors open

    5:00 p.m. - Panel Begins

    6:00 p.m. - Questions

    6:30 p.m. - Event ends

    Event FAQ:

    Q: Will there be gender neutral restrooms? A: Yes

    Q: Is the space ADA accessible? A: Yes

    Q: Where there be food and drink at this event? A: Yes

    Q: What is the parking situation? A: Only street parking available.

    Q: Is there secured bike parking? A: Yes, several areas on our front deck (behind a secure gate) as well as inside our building in our lower level, down interior stairs or via elevator.

    Q: Should I consider using public transportation? A: Absolutely Yes. The max line runs along NW 11th/Glisan (we’re located on NW 13th/Glisan) & the 77 bus runs west on Glisan & east on Everett


    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.