What we're about

Do you have an interest in programming or web development? Are you interested in attending tech meetups but don't know where to begin? We're here to help! Portland Future Leaders In Tech (pdxFLIT) operates with the goal of creating meetups that are accessible to anyone and everyone who wants to be a part of the Portland tech community. We hope to create a space where newcomers and veterans alike can feel included and welcome. Furthermore, we want to help tech affiliates interact, learn, and grow by offering a variety of social, educational, and collaborative opportunities. Come join us!

Portland Future Leaders In Tech hosts speakers each month to discuss a variety of subjects. If you're interested in giving a talk, please contact Masen or Katie via Meetup, Twitter, or email. You can connect with us through any of the following avenues:




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pdxFLIT March 2019: All About CSS (Rescheduled)

We had to cancel our event in February due to inclement, but we've managed to reschedule our speakers and confirm another date! Are you looking to give your portfolio site a facelift? Do you have an enthusiastic passion for design or front end web development? This is the event for you! February's pdxFLIT event is all about CSS. We'll be featuring two awesome speakers who will give you all of the information and expertise needed to take your CSS skills to the next level. Our first speaker is Jordan Levine! Jordan is a front end web developer and is deeply involved with Women Who Code and PDXNode. Her talk is called, "A Crash Course On Getting Started with CSS Animations". Scott Vandahey is our second speaker. He'll be teaching us about modular CSS in his talk, "What is Modular CSS?". Scott is a front end architect and a CSS specialist. Scott also curates Twitter groups like FridayFrontEnd and CSSBasics and has a book called "How to Find a Better Job In Tech". This month's event will be happening at Cvent. Cvent offers a variety of software solutions and tools for event planners. You can use their platform to boost event attendance, gain performance, and more! You can check out their website at https://www.cvent.com/. The company is also hiring for a variety of positions. You can view their career options at https://www.cvent.com/en/careers. Refreshments will be provided by our wonderful sponsors at Thinkful. Thinkful is an online coding bootcamp that is helping the next generation of software developers transition into the tech industry. They host a variety of events in Portland and are always accepting new students. If you're interested in learning more, be sure to check out their site at https://www.thinkful.com/. Are you interested in speaking at a future pdxFLIT event? We're always looking for speakers - no experience is necessary! If you're interested in giving a talk, please contact Katie or Masen at [masked]. Other event inquiries can be directed at either organizer as well. We kindly ask that you abide by our Code of Conduct when attending this event. It can be found here: https://bit.ly/2S8znbh You can also find our brand new website with more information below. If you're interested in contributing to pdxFLIT, you can check out our Patreon as well. All donations go towards Meetup expenses, future events, and group necessities. Website: https://pdxflit.com/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/pdxFLIT

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