Not Just a Technologist - Exploring the Intersectionality of Veteran Status, Gender, and Race in STEM
Track: Career Readiness Track (Sponsored by LinkedIn)
Technology companies are eager to increase diversity, and they proudly recruit women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans at conferences around the USA. However, the intersectionality of these identities is tragically ignored. This panel aims to highlight individuals who have forged successful careers, through the lens of their military service and gender/race identities. The moderator will lead a discussion that covers education, job searching, and success in the workplace.