We exist to encourage those who identify as women, nonbinary and underrepresented to join tech and support and empower them to stay in tech.
Bottom Line for Portland
In the past year, PDXWIT has awarded $20,000 in scholarships and produced 66 free educational events, drawing a total of 5,392 attendees. Event topics have included “LGBTQ Storytelling,” “Women of Color in Tech” and “Accessibility in Technology,” and have directly led attendees to employment opportunities at inclusive companies.
New Relic is matching $3,000 in donations
“When I see that a company or individual is involved with PDXWIT, I know they value meaningful inclusion and see diversity as more than a buzzword. An affiliation with PDXWIT is like a badge of safety within this industry.” —Chloe Elliott, Jama Software customer care community manager and PDXWIT volunteer