More than 1.8 million veterans are women – the highest number ever in American history. On September 8 Cisco participated in New York Fashion Week as one of several campaign supporters of Fatigues to Fabulous (F2F), a national campaign established to honor and support female veterans.
Many women veterans face serious challenges obtaining housing, employment training as well as continuing psychological and physical healthcare. F2F’s mission is to initiate a national dialogue on the issues affecting military women as well as raise funds to support research and services.
This event is one of several initiatives by Cisco to provide education, training and employment resources to help male and female veterans transition home and join the civilian workforce.
“Our veterans have made significant sacrifices for our country and face some unique challenges as they transition back to civilian life. Cisco is proud to support events like F2F in addition to other programs that put veterans back on a path to careers outside of the military; whether in technology or other industries,” said Michael Veysey, Cisco’s new Director of Veterans Programs. Read More »