Painfully Honest Job Descriptions For Portland Women In Tech

"The data shows that only 24 percent of tech jobs in Portland are filled by women — women who, on average, are paid 20 percent less than their male counterparts. Compare that with Washington D.C.’s tech industry, No. 1 on the list, which employs 40 percent women and pays those women 99 percent of what their male counterparts make.

The numbers speak for themselves, but we thought, “Come on. What’s it really like in the industry these days?”

We invited three women involved in with PDX Women In Tech to help us write job descriptions reflecting stuff that actually happens on the job. We also asked other women in the field to share their experiences..."