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VetsinTech April 2023 News

VetsinTech April 2023 News

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What's New for April 2023?

Last month, we hosted another successful VetsinTech Invasion Conference and as well as a VIT x Oracle Netsuite kickoff event at SXSW in Austin. This month, we're preparing for the RSA Conference in San Francisco, a policy roundtable in Washington, DC, and the VetVC conference with partner JPMC in New York. Please share our newsletter to keep your network informed about upcoming events and opportunities for the veteran community and we look forward to connecting with you in person and online in the upcoming months. 

Forbes Article: Diversity In Action

VetsinTech's CEO and founder, Katherine Webster, recently wrote an article for Forbes addressing the challenges faced by women veterans and military spouses in the workplace. The piece underscores the need for inclusive hiring practices while highlighting the unique obstacles faced by these groups. 

VetsinTech: The Impact at Pebble Beach

VetsinTech will host THE IMPACT at Pebble Beach (Jun 30 - Jul 3) over the patriotic 4th of July holiday. This event will lead into the historical, U.S. Women's Open at Pebble Beach which has never been held at this iconic location. Spread the word and help VetsinTech make with this special women's and DEI-focused event a success.

Together with our sponsors we will increase awareness and create real impact through VetsinTech's mission to:

  • Drive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the tech sector - 63% of the VIT community identify as minorities and women vets are the fastest growing population of the Military
  • Support the 200K vets transitioning out of the military every year - 80% without a job
  • Assist our vets and military spouses into higher paying jobs and better quality of life
  • Grow our VIT Academy training programs - 90% are upskilled or land new jobs

This event will be an invite-only, sponsored fundraising event to help VetsinTech support critical programs for our veterans and military spouses in Education, Employment, and Entrepreneurship

Sponsorship Information

Event Recap: SXSW 2023

On March 10th, the VetsinTech x Oracle NetSuite SXSW Kickoff Event in Austin, Texas provided a great opportunity for veterans, industry leaders, and partners to connect and network. We're grateful for the support of our community and Oracle NetSuite and look forward to continuing our mission of empowering veterans and military spouses in the tech industry. 

ViT AWS Security Accelerator Certification

The Course will be a live instructor-led hands-on course which would help you prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner and the AWS Certified Security - Specialty. The total duration of the course is 80 hours split into 6 consecutive weeks i.e 5 days each week. Each lecture will be 4 hours long and will be held online at (Timing: TBD). Attendance to the lectures is expected. Engagement is a crucial part of the learning process. However, in the event a student cannot attend, the lecture will be recorded, and a link will be provided on a case-by-case basis. 

Upcoming Event: ViT Financial Literacy

The 5 Buckets Foundation, a leader in financial literacy education, is offering FREE workshops for veterans, military spouses, and active duty members. This workshop was created with veterans for veterans and covers the basics of personal finance, including understanding the psychology of money, managing and building credit, budgeting and saving, building wealth, investing, planning for retirement, and insurance and risk management. 

Upcoming‍ VetsinTech Events


Event Info
Jan 8 VetsinTech AWS CCP & Security Specialty More...
Jan 8 AI & ML Job Preparatory Course More...
Jan 8 ViT Intro to Python Sponsored by DraftKings More...

Event Recap: VetsinTech Invasion 2023

The VetsinTech community came together on March 31, 2023, for the annual VetsinTech Invasion conference, marking yet another successful event in its ongoing mission to connect the military and technology worlds. This year, over 500 attendees, including veterans, active-duty personnel, and military spouses, gathered virtually for a day filled with informative panel discussions, engaging workshops, and valuable networking opportunities.

The conference featured two keynotes, one focused on entrepreneurship with NFL player turned entrepreneur Chris Gronkowski and VetsinTech board member Mike McNerney. The second featured Chris Krebs, Mike McNerney, and Craig Newmark - discussing national security and the challenges and risks involved in protecting the country from cyber threats and misinformation. If you missed Mike McNerney and Chris Gronkowski's keynote you can watch it here:

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