Technology Association of Oregon Equity & Diversity Statement

August 28, 2017

 

Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) strives to cultivate a welcoming, supportive environment for all races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientation, abilities and disabilities, ages, and other factors that shape creative perspective and professional experience.  

As an association representing a large and ever-changing industry in our region, we know that work towards an equitable and inclusive workforce and work environments is an ongoing process.  We look forward to driving contributions related to diversity and inclusiveness of our tech community and ecosystem.

Through transparency and accountability Technology Association of Oregon strives to:

  • Reflect, welcome, and benefit from a diverse and inclusive environment.

  • Support the development of technology that reflects and engages the diversity within the global community.

  • Advance social inclusion through advocacy efforts at the local, regional and national level.

  • Engage diverse thought leaders, business partners and attendees in our events and programming

  • Foster positive and open discussions amongst community members.

  • Promote content and experiences that encourages inclusive representation.