Thursday, August 22, 2019
The Sentinel Hotel (Governor Ballroom)
614 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205
Full Event: $95
Networking Happy Hour: $45 (from 4:45 – 7:00, includes drink ticket)
Table Sponsorship: $1,500 Includes 10 tickets, reserved table seating, 1/4 page color ad in summer issue
Join us on Thursday August 22nd for the first ever DJC women’s business conference, A Better Workplace: tools to improve the work environment for the women in the building industries.
The event will include two keynote speakers providing actionable ideas and information to help your organizations create a more equitable work environment, as well as ample small group discussion. The event will be capped off by a networking happy hour where you will have a chance to meet many of the previous Women of Vision honorees, as well as the next generation of women charged with leading the building industries.
Need more information about the event?
Please contact Selah Farmer at email@example.com or calling (503) 802-7204
Interested in sponsoring the event?
Please contact Bill Beyer at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (503) 802-7232
2:00 PM – Doors Open
2:30-2:45 – Opening Remarks
2:45-3:30 – Keynote Speaker #1
3:30-3:45 – Small Group Discussion
3:45-4:30 – Keynote Speaker #2
4:30-4:45 – Small Group Discussion
4:45-7:00 – Networking Happy Hour
Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Program, Metro
Topic: Economic inequality, the gender wage gap and why we need to tackle it now
Prior to joining the Metro team, Raahi served as faculty at the University of Oregon where she founded the Equity in the Economy Initiative. She has co-authored several ground breaking reports on the experiences of low-wage working Oregonians including “The High Cost of Low Wages in Oregon” detailing the economic reality for Oregon’s low-wage workers in the post-recession economy.
Executive Director, Women’s Foundation of Oregon
Topic: Actionable ways to address the wage gap in any workplace
Emily Evans is the first Executive Director of the Women’s Foundation of Oregon — “a statewide foundation dedicated to using the power of women’s collective resources to make Oregon a great place for women, girls, and femmes.” Born and raised in Ashland, OR, Emily spent several years on the East Coast attending school and working at think tanks and philanthropic institutions. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Bryn Mawr College and a Master’s in Public Administration from Syracuse University, where she was president of the Women’s Caucus at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.