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PDXWIT Presents: LGBTQ+ in Tech - Paths to Leadership (virtual)



Registration is required to attend this event. Please register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZElfuGgqzkuH9G2sDnYV83Y719aYgq5haWt

Are you looking to find your place in leadership and need some advice and inspiration to move you along your path? Our panelists are successful leaders with stories to share about how they have made their way to high profile leadership roles and burst through the rainbow ceiling! Join PDXWIT and our sponsor Convergence to learn how they define success and the tips and tricks they used to be successful while being queer in the tech industry.

Moderated by our Executive Director Hazel Valdez and PDXWIT Board member Crystal Sincoff (Sr. Manager Workplace Experience Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Zapproved an Exterro Company), our panel will feature:

  • Jennifer Tweedy, Executive Director, Governance at Arizona State University

  • Britt Sikora Drake, Sr. Manager, Scrum Master, Hudi

  • Belinda Runkle, Director of Engineering, Serverless, Google


12:00 pm Meeting opens

12:03pm Welcome, Announcements, Introductions

12:10pm Program begins

12:40pm Audience Q&A

1:00pm Event Ends

PDXWIT is building a better tech industry by creating access, dismantling inequities and fueling belonging. Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.

Event FAQ

Q: Will ASL or closed captioning be available?

A: Yes. We plan to have ASL interpreters in attendance and will use the closed captioning features supported in Zoom.