A Night for Networking (N4N)

Save The Date! Wednesday October 28, 2015, 6-9 PM

Night for Networking (N4N) is a highly successful networking event, now in its sixth year. The event provides a forum for talented job-seekers with disabilities to meet and network with employers who are dedicated to workplace diversity. The event includes discussions and presentations, music, light refreshments, a raffle, sponsor gift bags and of course mingling and networking. N4N brings together:

  • Job-seekers with disabilities
  • Local business owners and recruiters
  • Event sponsors, volunteers, friends and supporters

KGW interview from 2014: Click here to watch


Collaborative Life Sciences Building: 2730 SW Moody Avenue in Portland, Oregon 97201.

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Contact Us

If you need help with registration, or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by phone, 503-494-5148 or via email at n4n@ohsu.edu.

Master of Ceremonies: Steve Hanamura

Steve Hanamura

Founder and president of Hanamura Consulting Inc., Steve Hanamura has an extensive portfolio of professional consulting, training and speaking. He is a valued resource in leadership development, diversity, team building, organizational change and generational differences.

Keynote Speaker: Nick Fish

Nick Fish Picture

We are pleased to announce that Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish will be our keynote speaker for Night for Networking. For more information about Commissioner Fish, please visit his website.

Other Presenters

Dr. Mark Richardson, OHSU

Mark Richardson image

Dr. Richardson has served as Dean of the School of Medicine at OHSU since 2007. Read about the SOM diversity initiative and its other strategic initiatives here.

Michael Tom, OHSU


Michael Tom, co-founder of N4N, is OHSU's Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity department director. He works with community partners and OHSU committees to enhance accessibility, diversity and inclusion on campus and in the community.

Ian Jaquiss, OHSU

Ian Jaquiss

Ian Jaquiss is OHSU's Diversity Awareness Trainer and Outreach Specialist. He serves on a number of OHSU committees, leads outreach and education efforts, and acts as a liaison for job-seekers who have disabilities.


Musician Ian James Picture

Ian James grew up in North Portland. A vocalist and guitarist with a range of styles, Ian's acoustic sound includes funk, jazz, folk, gospel and soul music influences. His music is unique and fresh, and he is a favorite among fans of local live music.

Were you at the event last year?

  • Click here to complete a brief survey if you attended in 2014. We value your input!
  • Click here to view N4N 2014 in pictures by Maileen Hamto
  • Click here to read a Portland Tribune article about N4N 2014.
  • Do you have a networking story? Please share with us: 503-494-5148 | n4n@ohsu.edu