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PDXWIT Presents Neurodiversity: Shifting Perspectives

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Airship

1225 W Burnside St

#401

Portland, OR 97209

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Learning beyond our own thoughts and experiences broadens our perspective into the world of human behavior and interactions. Dive into neurodiversity with speaker Torri Wright, as she encourages us us to open our own minds to understand how others experience the world. This topic will broaden our ability to better communicate, problem solve, and resolve difficult situations within relationships and workplaces.



Agenda:

5:30 p.m. - Doors open / networking

6 p.m. - PDXWIT and Host Introduction

6:15 p.m. - Presentation / Q & A

7:00 p.m. - Networking

7:30 p.m. - Event ends


Event FAQ

Q: Will there be gender neutral restrooms?

A: Yes


Q: Is the space ADA accessible?

A: Yes


Q: Will there be food and drink at this event?

A: Yes


Q: What is the parking situation?

A: On-street parking only


Q: Is there any special information that might help me find the entrance?

A: The main entrance on Burnside (right next to Tom's) has an intercom/call system and 24/7 locked doors. We will have volunteers letting folks in, greeting people and directing them up to the 4th floor via elevator or stairs. All locked doors will have employees monitoring/assisting guests for this event.


Q: Is there secured bike parking?

A: No


Q: Should I consider using public transportation?

A: Yes


Q: Can I bring my dog?

A: No, we ask that you leave your furry friend home. Please note there may be office pets present at this event.


Purpose:

PDXWIT is a community-based non-profit organization. Our purpose is to strengthen the Portland women in tech community by offering educational programs, partnerships, mentorships, resources and opportunities. We are unifying a supportive environment for current and potential women in tech, all of whom are committed to helping each other. Our goal is to bring together and empower women in tech and to encourage others to pursue tech careers. This is our step towards reducing the gender imbalance in the industry and addressing the current negative effects of that imbalance on women.


Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.


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Portland, OR 97209

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