This paper describes the activities and results of a George Washington University DoD Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP) capacity building project Grant No. H98230-19-1-0320 during the 2020-2021 academic year. In particular, the report provides information about the conference held on “Closing the Gap: Re-entry of Women Veterans into Cybersecurity Careers.”
Closing the Gap was a working virtual conference combining presentations and break-out discussions which focused on the research in cyber workforce development and gender issues. By bringing together a variety of stakeholders in this topic, this working conference was able to address how to overcome challenges to increase the recruitment, representation, and retention of women veterans in the cybersecurity workforce and to provide practical suggestions for improvement.
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