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PDXWIT Presents: Working and Parenting in the Face of a Pandemic

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Registration through Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_g74IpKa6RaKO26XbvWLW5Q is required to gain entry to this virtual event

Working parents are facing many unique challenges this year due to the pandemic. Whether it's making impossible decisions related to school, childcare, or having to sacrifice advancing professionally, there is so much going on. In this panel discussion, we will hear from parents with kids young and old as well as company leaders who can speak to what they are doing to lead with empathy and support their employees who are aiming to find balance during this time.

Whether you are a parent yourself, working alongside parents, or a company leader trying to show up for your employees and ensure your business continues to thrive, you don’t want to miss this event.

Moderator: Elizabeth Stock, Executive Director of PDXWIT and mom to Westley and Max

Panelists: Chloe Elliott, Product Manager at Jama Software and mom to Etienne and Leina

Natalie Ruiz, CEO of Answer Connect and mom to Vivian

Padmashree Koneti, Product Leader and mom to Ananya and Hari

Magali Thibault, Android SDET @ eBay and mom to Olivier

Agenda: 11:45 a.m. - Event begins 11:50 a.m. -Host welcome, Introductions and announcements 12:00 p.m. - Panel begins 1:00 p.m. - Event ends

Purpose: PDXWIT encourages women, non-binary and underrepresented people to join and stay in tech through mentorship, educational community events and support services for job seekers.

Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.