Many people think that most veterans are male, and although that’s still true, times are changing. Many more women have stepped up to serve after 9/11, bringing female representation to 15 percent of today’s active duty military and 18 percent of National Guard and Reserve forces. Nearly 2.3 million women constitute 20 percent of post-9/11 veterans and 10 percent of all living veterans.Read More »
Entries by Rachel Book
It’s not often that leaders and thinkers from corporate America, academia, startups and nonprofits join together to brainstorm on meaningful ways to advance women and girls in computing. But that’s exactly what the 2014 National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Summit was all about.Read More »
2013 was the year of setting goals, meeting them early and doubling down on those goals. Which is always a good thing, but it’s especially great when it means that transitioning veterans – our nation’s heroes – are embarking on successful career paths at companies like AT&T.Read More »
Last week, I was privileged to represent AT&T at the Million Women Mentors program launch in our nation’s capital.
More than 100 corporate and not-for-profit leaders gathered to help kick off this new initiative that challenges men and women in science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) fields to support a more diverse STEM workforce by pledging to mentor girls and young women.Read More »