Diversity, and thus diverse perspectives, is a key driver of innovation. Ensuring that the tech industry is reflective of the populations to which our products aim to serve is critical.Our mission is simple.
PDX Women in Tech (PDXWIT) encourages women, non-binary and underrepresented people to join tech and supports and empowers them to stay in tech. We are advancing inclusion in tech by connecting underrepresented job seekers with career and educational opportunities, mentorship, and scholarships. We dedicate ourselves to nurturing community leaders, advocating for the underrepresented, and inspiring change in an industry that is shaping the future of humanity.
iUrban Teen is a nationally recognized program focused on bringing career focused education to underrepresented teens ages 13 to 18. Youth receive hands-on exposure to a variety of careers and civic engagement that step them outside of their current boundaries. Our target demographics are African American, Latino and Native American males, however, the program is inclusive of all youth. We have almost equal parity of girls that participate in our programs and also youth with special needs. iUrban Teen programs are now in Washington, Oregon, California, and Texas.
Women's Center for Leadership (WCL) exists to help women realize their full leadership potential. We invest our time, experience and commitment to inspire women to be authentic leaders who positively impact their organizations, and we are passionate partners to every organization seeking gender equality.