Get ready Portland, Vox Siren and Back Fence PDX have come together to bring the first ever, Super, Women in Tech live storytelling event! It is badass to see more and more women of all colors and cultural backgrounds in tech! Wouldn’t you kill to watch women tell their personal stories of influencing the way shit gets done and blowing new
doors into the thick walls of the patriarchal techo-chamber? Women have been relegated to the background in this environment for too long, their important contributions not highlighted. We’re changing all that by bringing SIX women to the Rev Hall stage on January 27th, 2017 to share their never been told, true stories. Get your tickets here, before they sell out!
A percentage of our proceeds will go to Black Girls CODE. Black Girls CODE is devoted to showing the world that black girls, when given the opportunity, excel at code. Black Girls CODE does this through workshops and after school programs that introduce underrepresented communities in gaining skills in computer programming. Their ultimate goal is to provide African-American youth with the skills to occupy some of the 1.4 million computing job openings expected to be available in the U.S. by 2020, and to train 1 million girls by 2040. We are thrilled to be putting our capital to what we believe in!
This event is being sponsored by our local tech giants, Puppet Inc. and Elemental. We also have the support of the Portland Development Commission's and Wieden + Kennedy.
With the support from our sponsors we are working with Wieden + Kennedy to produce the first Super: Women in Tech coloring book. This book will feature illustrations and short stories about 15 local and national women in technology.
Join us in listening to stories from Dominique Deguzman from Twillo, Melinda Campbell from Puppet Inc., Maria Webster, Jenna Hieldbrand from Elemental, Saira Weigel from Wieden and Kennedy.
We are looking for one more story from a local or national woman!Have a story or know someone who does? Pitch here.
Get your tickets NOW! Perfect to give for the holiday!
Want to become a sponsor and get your company’s logo on the coloring book, contact Zoe at email@example.com
Flatball Radio | Kelly Hansen – “Why I Hate Self Officiation”
by Matt Mastrantuono
July 27 2015
Mural Shows Legacy of Black Women in History
by Donovan M. Smith
July 23 2015
A Rightful Place
by Olivia Olivia
The Portland Observer
July 21, 2015
Mural Unveiled Saturday In Portland Highlights Achievements Of Black Women
by Christina Belasco
Oregon Public Broadcasting