It’s no secret that Portland has challenges with regards to diversity. But a recent article about Portland being the worst metropolitan area for women in technology fields brought many of those concerns to the forefront. Unequal pay, poor hiring ratios, discrimination… it was all there. This led OPB’s April Baer to sit down with women from PDX Women In Tech to discuss their experiences.
But it’s not just the wage gap. Portland’s female tech workers report experiencing sexual harassment, discrimination around pregnancy and motherhood and the daily indignities of being treated differently.
PDXWIT is currently conducting survey to help better understand ways to help other women in the Portland tech scene.
For more, read the accompanying article on OPB.