With a quarter million veterans re-entering civilian life each year, America is in crucial need of health and employment resources to aid their transition. Tech donors have been relatively absent in this space, until now. Craigslist founder, Craig Newmark, has donated $1 million to VetsinTech, which helps vets secure meaningful careers in cybersecurity and technology.
Many veterans engage in advanced tech systems while in the military, and America faces growing cybersecurity challenges. VetsinTech bridges the gap, connecting vets who are interested in tech with the training and mentorship they need to secure high-paying jobs. What's unique about VetsinTech is they work with industry leaders to get their buy-in, ensuring their training programs are relevant to the needs of the market. So far, their approach seems to be working, with 92 percent of program alum securing jobs. LEARN MORE