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PDX Women in Tech (PDXWIT) Goal Champions Workshop

Alchemy Code Lab
30 NW 10th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209 (map)

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Registration through Eventbrite [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pdx-women-in-tech-pdxwit-goal-champions-workshop-tickets-48738435974] is required to gain entry to this event

Are you highly motivated and working towards the next level in your tech career? Are you progressing on your goals, but seek something more?

PDXWIT is partnering with Goal Champions to offer an 8 week program, for 16 senior-level tech professionals.

The kick-off workshop on September 8th guides participants to envision their goals, get specific, and create a roadmap. From there, two Pods of eight people will be formed, based on common goals. Goal Champions will facilitate 8 weekly Pod meetings (time / location TBD by the Pod).

The outcome is achievement, supported by Pod members who serve as sounding boards and accountability partners.

Apply by August 18, 2018 via https://www.goalchampions.io/apply

Program Timeline:

Until August 18 - Apply https://www.goalchampions.io/apply

August 27 - Applicants notified

September 8 | 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Workshop

September - October - 8 weekly Pod meetings (time & location TBD)

Workshop Agenda:

9:45 a.m. Doors open

10 - 10:45 a.m.Get SMART: goal setting session

11 - 12 p.m. Envision it: art project creating vision boards

12:15 - 1 p.m. Get support: exchange resources and organize into Pods

1:00 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: No onsite parking. The location is just off Burnside by Powell's and there is street and lot parking.​

Q: Is there any special information that might help me find the entrance? A: The only entrance is from the street off 10th Avenue North of Doc Martins and East of Powell's.​

Q: Is there secured bike parking? A: Yes, there are bike racks on the second floor where the campus is located.​

Q: Should I consider using public transportation? A: Yes, due to the location, public transportation by bus, max and streetcar are very accessible.​

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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