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  • Tuesday
    Oct 12 2021
    PDXWIT Presents: October Happy Hour Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month

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    PDXWIT Happy Hour is back, and this time we are celebrating Latinx in Tech and Latinx Heritage Month!

    Join us and host Pixelspoke to learn more about Adelante Mujeres, an org that is working to build a more just society by empowering Latinas to lead. Emcees Amanda Lopez and Natalie Ruiz will keep us on schedule.

    We have two Lightning speakers who will speak of how they leverage technology in their work. Sylvia Salazar will share with us how Tono Latino is changing the way Latinx folks are portrayed in politics and the media. Naily Nevarez, a multidisciplinary designer and social justice advocate, will share more about how they leverage technology in their work.

    During our Recruiter Roll Call, local recruiters and hiring managers will share open positions at their companies. And as always, we will have recruiters available to connect about jobs via our Virtual Job Seekers Lounge in Slack.

    For those of you looking to network, we’ll have optional on-camera opportunities as well as in the chat. You will have the option to provide your address at registration so we can send you some goodies ahead of the event.

    We will have ASL interpretation and live closed captioning throughout. Please get in touch with any additional accessibility needs you may have.

    Hope to see you there!

    Agenda: 5:00 p.m. - Event opens 5:03 p.m. - Introductions + Announcements 5:10 p.m. - Guest speakers + Women in Tech History 5:30 p.m. - Recruiter Roll Call 5:45 p.m. - Face-to-Face Networking/On-camera networking & Virtual Job Seekers Section via Slack 6:00 p.m. - Event ends

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  • Wednesday
    Apr 14 2021
    1859 Ventures Public Investor Office Hours

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    1859 Ventures, an Oregon based seed fund focused on early stage startups is holding open public office hours via zoom. These sessions are meant to give entrepreneurs some feedback about their business as well as help make any needed connections.

    Fund Principle Josh Carter will be leading these sessions via zoom. Founders can sign up for one of 4 sessions via doodle here: https://doodle.com/meetme/qc/Q7Upeyc95B

    A zoom link will be sent a few days prior to the meeting.

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  • Thursday
    Nov 12 2020
    Coffee w/ Angel (Investors) FIRST MEETING!

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    This is the first of what will become a monthly meetup for Oregon angel investors who would like to network, learn more about the ecosystem, and compare notes.

    Bring your favorite brew/drink and we'll bring the conversation!

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  • Wednesday
    Jul 22 2020
    Women Who Code Portland - Book Club

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    📚 Book Club: Invisible Women

    We are really excited to launch a new event series: the WWCode Portland monthly Book Club!!! The first book we plan to read is "Invisible Women - Data Bias in a World Designed for Men" by Caroline Criado Perez.

    We are starting this Book Club as a way to: 1. read, learn, and discuss books together 2. contribute to our Portland community by purchasing these books locally

    As such, we encourage you to can purchase a copy of the book from Powells (or another local bookstore): https://www.powells.com/book/invisible-women-data-bias-in-a-world-designed-for-men-9781419729072

    If you are a student, unemployed, under-employed, or need assistance to purchase this book, we will buy it for you and mail it to your house. Fill out the form on Meetup by June 14.

    ⏰ Agenda

    5:15 - Attendees may join waiting room 5:30 - Icebreakers & Introductions 5:45 - General Discussion about Invisible Women 6:00 - Breakout Rooms session #1 6:45 - Breakout Rooms session #2 7:30 - Closing Remarks

    ☎️ We will send out the link to a Zoom invite prior to the event.

    👩🏽‍💻 About Women Who Code

    We are a global nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. Our events offer study groups, technical workshops, hackathons, networking events, panel discussions, lightning talks, and social events featuring influential tech industry experts, innovators, and investors. We help you build the skills you need to raise your professional profile and achieve greater career success. Current and aspiring coders are welcome. Join our Slack community here: https://bit.ly/wwcpdx-slack

    🔷 Code of Conduct

    WWCode is an inclusive community, dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste or creed. Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. We do not tolerate harassment of members in any form. Our Code of Conduct applies to all WWCode events and online communities. Read the full version at http://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct

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  • Tuesday
    Jul 7 2020
    Women Who Code Portland - Workshop: Edge AI with Intel OpenVINO

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    💻 Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™

    Join us for an overview of OpenVINO with DevCloud demos. The Intel team will introduce you to computer vision workflow using the Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit including support for deep learning models that help accelerate smart video applications. You will learn how to optimize and improve performance with and without external accelerators and utilize tools to help you identify the best hardware configuration for your needs. After the presentation, Intel engineers will be available to answer technical and career questions.

    🛠 Installation

    Please download and install OpenVINO prior to the workshop: https://software.intel.com/content/www/us/en/develop/tools/openvino-toolkit/choose-download.html

    ⏰ Agenda

    5:15 - Attendees may join waiting room 5:30 - Icebreakers & Introductions 5:45 - OpenVINO workshop - Speakers Intro - Deep Learning Intro - OpenVINO™ toolkit - Model Optimizer - Inference Engine - Hardware - DevCloud demos 7:15 - Next Steps and Q&A 7:30 - Closing Remarks

    ☎️ We will send out the link to a WebEx invite prior to the event.

    👩🏽‍💻 Workshop Speakers

    Priyanka Bagade - PhD in Computer Science from Arizona State University, 2015 - 4 years at Intel - Vision Architect: Architect deep learning features and enable them with the latest Intel hardware for Intel® DevCloud for the edge.

    Whitney Foster - BS in Computer Science and BA in Asian Studies from Cornell University - 9 years at Intel - Application Engineer: Collaborate with Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and System Integrators (SIs) on application development.

    👩🏽‍💻 About Women Who Code

    We are a global nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. Our events offer study groups, technical workshops, hackathons, networking events, panel discussions, lightning talks, and social events featuring influential tech industry experts, innovators, and investors. We help you build the skills you need to raise your professional profile and achieve greater career success. Current and aspiring coders are welcome. Join our Slack community here: https://bit.ly/wwcpdx-slack

    🔷 Code of Conduct

    WWCode is an inclusive community, dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste or creed. Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. We do not tolerate harassment of members in any form. Our Code of Conduct applies to all WWCode events and online communities. Read the full version at http://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct

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