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VetsinTech May 2023 News

VetsinTech May 2023 News

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Happy Military Appreciation Month from VetsinTech!


Join us in celebrating our military families during Military Appreciation Month! This month, we pay tribute to the unwavering dedication and sacrifices made by members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, Space Force, and National Guard, as well as the invaluable contributions from their spouses. Our commitment to enhancing the lives of military families remains steadfast, as we continue to expand our employment partners and provide additional training opportunities through our VetsinTech Academy and the Craig Newmark Cybersecurity Institute for Veterans.

We hope you were able to join us last month for the VetsinTech Invasion 2023 conference, where we had approximately 500 veterans, active duty, and military spouses in attendance. Don't forget to signup for the next employer event on June 21, 2023. Also, please spread the word about our upcoming VIT The Impact Golf event at Pebble Beach at the end of June designed to raise funds and awareness for our education programs for veterans and military spouses (Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook).

Thank you all for your service; we appreciate you greatly here at VetsinTech!

Sincerely,
The VetsinTech Team



Register Today: ViT Employer Event - June 21


Join VetsinTech on June 21 at 4 pm PT for our quarterly VIT Employer Virtual Meetup featuring a panel on opportunities in Cybersecurity! We will be providing Mentors, Hiring Managers, and Recruiters from Adobe, Amazon, Disney, Facebook, Google, Juniper Networks, Palo Alto Networks, NetApp, SAP, Uber, Walgreens, and others from VetsinTech Employer Coalition for a unique experience with VetsinTech.  



Duke Veteran Transitions Research Lab with VetsinTech in Palo Alto


Last week, VetsinTech had the pleasure of collaborating with the respected Veteran Transitions Research Lab at Duke University - The Fuqua School of Business, an organization dedicated to conducting and disseminating cutting-edge research that can improve outcomes for veterans during their transition to civilian life. Together, we hosted a networking event at the Wine Room in Palo Alto, where Dr. Aaron Kay and Dr. David Sherman presented a brief overview of their lab's recent research and discussed the impact of positive stereotypes on inequality. We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with such dedicated and knowledgeable professionals and would like to express our appreciation to everyone who attended the event, exploring ideas and supporting the veteran community. 



The VetsinTech Milspouse Policy Roundtable in Washington DC


Recently, our team at VetsinTech (Katherine Webster, Ikram Mansori, and Johanna Tillman) held a successful and insightful roundtable in Washington, DC, focused on addressing the challenges faced by military spouses transitioning into the tech ecosystem and entrepreneurship. We brought together key stakeholders, including military spouses, policymakers, veterans, entrepreneurs, and nonprofit organizations, for an engaging discussion and a networking session. Our mission is to develop a policy whitepaper with the support of all key players and launch future programs dedicated to empowering military spouses. A special thank you to all the participants who contributed valuable insights and helped make this event successful! 



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


Upcoming VetsinTech Events‍

Date 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...



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. 



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. 



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