2017 Camp Highlights

Highlights for the Week

We’ve concluded our 2017 camp and what a year it was!  With three locations, 70 students, 17 guest speakers and 7 instructors, we had way too many pictures and things to share.  Here are just a few highlights from the year.

Mark Cooper from PKI Solutions discussing…wait for it…PKI!  At the Mentor Graphics camp.

Dynamic Teacher Tobin Shields at Center for Advanced Learning in Gresham.  Tobin was one of the core instructors for the week.

Sam Harwin of Salesforce.com providing an in-depth session on Wi-Fi security.

Student Co-Founder Amelia Kawasaki assisting other students in the girls only camp at Lincoln High School (PPS).

End of the week class photo at Lincoln High School.

Keith Brown, Product Security Officer for IBM, presenting at the camp reception for students, parents and industry experts.

2017 End of Camp Survey Summary

About half of the students responded to our online survey.  Summary ratings are presented here.

That’s an average of 3.6!

Thanks to the 2017 Sponsors

This camp is made possible with the financial and in-kind support from our valued sponsors.

Thanks to the 2017 Guest Speakers

Anna Seijas, Thales
Debora Babb, IBM
Erin Chapmin, Galois
Frank Tycksen, Thales
Hailey Buckingham, Cylance
Ken Westin, Splunk
Mark Cooper, PKI Solutions
Rachel James, OHSU
Ryan Gurr, NuScale Power
Sam Harwin, Salesforce
Samantha, Baltzersen, FBI
Sanchit Karve, McAfee
Wayne Machuca, MHCC
Rakesh Bobba, OSU
Kris Rosenberg, OregonTech
Keith Brown, IBM

Thanks to the 2017 Instructors

Major Carl Knox, Civil Air Patrol
Mark Minato, Mentor Graphics
Amelia Kawasaki, Lincoln Coding Club
Terry Braught, Center for Advanced Learning
Tobin Shields, Center for Advanced Learning
Colette LHeureux-Stevens, NuScale Power
Debora Babb, IBM
Ingrid Choy-Harris, New Relic
Zander Work, Lake Oswego High School

Thanks to the 2017 Organizers/Managers

Charlie Kawasaki, PacStar
Peggy Miller, PacStar
Twila Denham and Steve Parker, EnergySec, Inc.
Major Carl Knox, Civil Air Patrol Aurora Composite Squadron
Megan McKenzie, McKenzie Worldwide PR
Marc Minato and Mary Kay Peterson, Mentor Graphics
Megan McKenzie, McKenzie Worldwide PR

Thanks to the 2017 Student Management and Recruiting Committee

Raja Moreno, Lincoln High School
Natalie Dadson, Catlin Gabel
Zander Work, Lake Oswego High School
Amelia Kawasaki, Lincoln High School

Thanks to the 2017 Supporters

Girls, Inc
Portland Public Schools
Technology Association of Oregon
Big Brothers Big Sisters or Oregon
Portland Youth Builders
Girls Scouts of Oregon and SW Washington
Software Diligence Services, LLC