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Women Who Code is the largest and most active community of engineers dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. We envision a world where women are representative as technical executives, founders, VCs, board members, and software engineers. Our programs are designed to get you there.

Who should join?

Our community is for professional women in technology careers, including software engineers, developers, UX/UI designers, data scientists and more. Current and aspiring coders are welcome. Bring your laptop and a friend!

What to expect?

Our events offer free hands on technical events, study groups, panel discussions, lightning talks, and keynotes featuring influential tech industry experts, innovators, and investors. We help you build the skills you need to raise your professional profile and achieve greater career success.

Support us:

WWCode relies on donations to support this catalytic movement. Funding directly impacts our ability to deliver programs and expand to more cities, ensuring that even more women have the opportunity to excel in tech careers. https://opencollective.com/wwcodeportland

Share a Job with our Community:

Post your jobs on the Women Who Code Job Board and hire from our exclusive community of technical professionals. Get started at womenwhocode.com/companies.

Code of Conduct:

WWCode is an inclusive community, dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste or creed. Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. We do not tolerate harassment of members in any form.

Our Code of Conduct applies to all WWCode events and online communities. Read the full version and access our incident report form at http://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct

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Everyone who participates in our community agrees to abide by our Terms of Service. Read it at www.womenwhocode.com/tos

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Upcoming events (5)

Tech Stories: Women Sharing Their Journeys with Madison Klementyn

Women Who Code Portland and LaunchCode are thrilled to present a cross-country online series focused on women in tech exchanging stories, building connections, and supporting each other in their careers. The series will be called "Tech Stories: Women Sharing Their Journeys" and it will take place the fourth Tuesday of the month. Each session will feature a conversation with a woman in a senior tech role. Our speakers will talk openly about their current role, their journey, and what their day-to-day work lives are like. We will alternate speakers from the Portland and St Louis communities. Link to join the Zoom event: https://zoom.us/j/4266077134. Schedule 4:00 – 4:05 PM – Intros from WWCode Portland and LaunchCode 4:05 – 4:25 PM – Madison shares her tech journey 4:25 – 4:45 PM – Q&A from the audience Our Speaker Madison Klementyn is a new recruit into the tech world. Her formal entrance to the industry was managing a 12-unit 3D printer farm. Prior to that she spent a year reverse engineering blockchain technology and promoting alt-coins online and in corporate boardrooms. She is currently a Computer Engineering student at PCC/PSU with career aspirations of being an ASIC Chip Designer. In her spare time she disc golfs, dotes on her kitty Spraxles, participates in CTF's and hacks synthesizers. She is currently working on an analogue based Drum-n-Bass synthesizer. About Women Who Code We are a global nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. Our events offer study groups, technical workshops, hackathons, networking events, panel discussions, lightning talks, and social events featuring influential tech industry experts, innovators, and investors. We help you build the skills you need to raise your professional profile and achieve greater career success. Current and aspiring coders are welcome. Code of Conduct WWCode is an inclusive community, dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste or creed. Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. We do not tolerate harassment of members in any form. Our Code of Conduct applies to all WWCode events and online communities. Read the full version at http://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct. If you would like to report an incident, please reach out to one of our volunteers or submit an incident report form: http://bit.ly/wwcode-incident-report.

Design Study Night: Design 101 with InVision Studio

moovel North America - Portland

Using good design is important when we want to convey our ideas or start building a new product. But it can be difficult to grasp the basics of design and find the right design tool. This workshop walks through basic designing, animating and prototyping tips using InVision Studio (https://www.invisionapp.com/studio) as our design tool. Prior to the workshop, please download InVision Studio here: https://www.invisionapp.com/studio Schedule 5:30-5:45 - Check-in + Grab food 5:45-6:00 - Welcome from WWCode Portland + Moovel 6:00-7:00 - Design 101 with InVision Studio 7:00-7:30 - Closing Remarks About our Speaker Keeley Hammond is a senior software engineer at InVision, and a member of the InVision Studio engineering team. About Women Who Code We are a global nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. Our events offer study groups, technical workshops, hackathons, networking events, panel discussions, lightning talks, and social events featuring influential tech industry experts, innovators, and investors. We help you build the skills you need to raise your professional profile and achieve greater career success. Current and aspiring coders are welcome. About our Host moovel N.A. LLC, a part of moovel Group GmbH, enables seamless multimodal experiences and connected transit commerce through mobile applications. moovel is the leading North American provider of mobile ticketing applications that allow riders to book and pay for public transit tickets via their smartphone. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, moovel’s vision is a world without traffic jams and our mission is to help transform cities by providing sustainable mobility solutions. For more info: https://www.moovel.com/en Code of Conduct WWCode is an inclusive community, dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste or creed. Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. We do not tolerate harassment of members in any form. Our Code of Conduct applies to all WWCode events and online communities. Read the full version at http://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct. If you would like to report an incident, please reach out to one of our volunteers or submit an incident report form: http://bit.ly/wwcode-incident-report.

5th Anniversary Celebration: Leading with Intent

🎉 It's hard to believe, but Women Who Code Portland is closing in on five years in Portland. We are so thrilled to celebrate this incredible milestone with you. Join us on Monday, June 17th at New Relic for our 5th Anniversary Celebration, an evening of networking, inspiring speakers, giveaways, and delicious food and drinks. The theme of the event is "Leading with Intent." It is what we as an organization have aimed to do over the last five years. It's also a theme embodied by our speakers. Our five panelists are all very successful women in engineering, design, and security; and they have also spent their time giving back to others, by creating communities that helped other women and underrepresented minorities enter and stay in the tech industry. ➡️➡️➡️ Please RSVP on Eventbrite to help us expedite checkin: https://wwcodepdx-5th-anniversary.eventbrite.com/?aff=meetup ⬅️⬅️⬅️ ⏰ Agenda 5:30 - 6:15 - Doors open + Networking Activity 6:15 - 6:30 - Welcome + A Look Back at Five Years of Women Who Code Portland 6:30 - 7:30 - Panel: Leading with Intent 7:30 - 8:30 - Networking + Prizes 👩🏽 Panel Details - Erica Stanley (https://twitter.com/ericastanley) - Engineering Manager at Salesloft, Founder of WWCode Atlanta - Steph Nguyen (https://twitter.com/stephthi) - VP of Product & Design at Flashfood, Director of WWCode Toronto - Vaidehi Joshi (https://twitter.com/VaidehiJoshi) - Engineer at Tilde, Creator of basecs and baseds, co-host of the Base.cs Podcast - Amber Milavec (https://twitter.com/ambermilavec) - Senior Principal Technical Architect at Nike, creator of We Code Hackathon for Women and Friends - Miki Demeter (https://twitter.com/theDawgCr8) - Security Researcher at Intel, Evangelist with WWCode Portland, Staff for the Diana Initiative, TrevorChat Crisis Counselor - Moderator: Caterina Paun (https://twitter.com/caterinasworld) - Senior Director and co-founder of WWCode Portland Please check Eventbrite for more information about our speakers. 🎟 Giveaways + Prizes As a thank you to our wonderful members, we will have a Women Who Code t-shirt as a giveaway to our first 100 attendees and we will be raffling conference tickets for everyone who completes the networking activity. 🏆 Special Thanks Thank you to our sponsors, New Relic (https://newrelic.com/) and Alchemy Code Lab (https://www.alchemycodelab.com/), for supporting this event and to Mozilla (http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/) for sponsoring videography for the event. Illustrations for the event were create by Ren Stein (www.reinelaren.com). 👩🏽‍💻About Women Who Code We are a global nonprofit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. Our events offer study groups, technical workshops, hackathons, networking events, panel discussions, lightning talks, and social events featuring influential tech industry experts, innovators, and investors. We help you build the skills you need to raise your professional profile and achieve greater career success. Current and aspiring coders are welcome. ✨ Code of Conduct WWCode is an inclusive community, dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste or creed. Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. We do not tolerate harassment of members in any form. Our Code of Conduct applies to all WWCode events and online communities. Read the full version at http://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct. If you would like to report an incident, please reach out to one of our volunteers or submit an incident report form: http://bit.ly/wwcode-incident-report. ➡️➡️➡️ Please RSVP on Eventbrite to help us expedite checkin: https://wwcodepdx-5th-anniversary.eventbrite.com/?aff=meetup ⬅️⬅️⬅️

JavaScript Study Night

Act-On Software

May JavaScript Study Night - TypeScript with Keeley Hammond! Come study at JavaScript Study Night! Bring a project, a problem to debug, or follow along with a walkthrough. You can also take a look at our github repository for links to other exercises and resources: https://github.com/wwcodeportland/study-nights/tree/master/javascript When: 5:30pm - 8:00pm, on the 2nd Wednesday every other month Where: Act-On Software (please arrive by 6pm, that is when the elevators lock! Or comment here or in slack to be let in) ---------------------------------------------------------- Thanks to Act-On for sponsoring and hosting us! Act-On Software is a marketing automation software company that empowers marketers to do the best work of their careers. Their company headquarters are located in Portland, OR, in the Bank of America building. Please visit their careers page for more information on their open positions: https://www.act-on.com/careers/listings/#Portland ---------------------------------------------------------- By coming to JS Study Night, you agree to follow our Code of Conduct (https://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct). Women Who Code (WWCode) is dedicated to providing an empowering experience for everyone who participates in or supports our community, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, ability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, age, religion, socioeconomic status, caste, or creed. Our events are intended to inspire women to excel in technology careers, and anyone who is there for this purpose is welcome. Because we value the safety and security of our members and strive to have an inclusive community, we do not tolerate harassment of members or event participants in any form. Our Code of Conduct (https://www.womenwhocode.com/codeofconduct) applies to all events run by Women Who Code, Inc. If you would like to report an incident or contact our leadership team, please reach out to one of our volunteers or submit an incident report form (http://bit.ly/wwcode-incident-report).

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