Celebrating Women’s History Month: Rosie the Riveter Day

Nashville, Tennessee (March 21, 2022) — “We Can Do It!” What does that saying mean to you? To many people in America, it means hope, strength, and community. This iconic saying is portrayed by the image of the working woman, Rosie the Riveter. And today, that’s who we are celebrating.  On March 14, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives designated …

Chasing a dream: military spouse finds a way to pursue career goals while taking care of her family

Digital Works, a Connected Nation initiative, Women’s History Month blog series Fort Campbell, Kentucky (March 17, 2022) – As a kid, how did you answer the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Now imagine that, against the odds and after interruptions beyond your control, you achieve your dream. That is the story of military spouse …

For working moms, the struggle is real – but worth it

Evans City, Pennsylvania (March 16, 2022) – Women’s History Month is a time to focus on the progress women have made and the challenges we have overcome. I could easily begin naming the inspirational women who have achieved greatness in politics, sports, science, and so much more. It is easy to look at changemakers like Rosa Parks, Madeline Albright, Florence …

How a national nonprofit is demonstrating ways to #BreakTheBias in technology

Louisville, Kentucky (March 8, 2022) – Happy International Women’s Day (IWD) — a day that falls within the second week of Women’s History Month. That’s for a very good reason.  As we take time throughout the month of March to both recognize and celebrate the historic contributions of women, we must also challenge ourselves, our communities, and our workplaces to …

Celebrating Women’s History Month: Women Who Are Changing the Tech Industry – Leah Busque

Bowling Green, Ky (March 11, 2020) – To celebrate Women’s History Month, Connected Nation is profiling influential women in today’s technology industry. One is Leah Busque. As a business owner, computer scientist, and entrepreneur, Busque is one of the most admired women in Silicon Valley. After graduating from Sweet Briar College in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and …