VetsInTech Announces 2022 Fall Gala

The annual gala returns to an in-person fundraising event for veterans and to honor Veterans Day

SAN FRANCISCO, October 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — VetsinTech, the leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting veterans through technology programs and opportunities in education, employment and entrepreneurship, has announced its 8th annual Veterans Day Gala scheduled for friday november 11starting at 6:00 PM PST. This year marks the return of its in-person event. The gala is held annually in the fall to fund scholarships for veterans and military spouses and to celebrate Veterans Day.

“VetsinTech provides an essential service to our veterans, and I’m proud to support their efforts to help veterans transition into successful careers in technology,” Founder Craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies, and Board Member of administration of VetsinTech. “This event is a great way to recognize veteran talent and diversity in the tech industry.”

A preview of the VetsinTech Veterans Day Gala festivities include:

  • Participating lights: Ken Wayne – KRON TV’s anchor will serve as the event’s emcee
  • Celebrity appearances via video include: The Gronks (Rob, Chris and Papa G), Cliff Dorseyand Craig Newmark (founder of Craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies)
  • A pre-Gala Silent auction and Live auction directed by Hype Man Warriors – French Finnish will offer unique items and one-of-a-kind experiences for entrants to bid on.

“Our annual event is a great way to bring people together to celebrate our veterans and support their new chapter to embark on a startup or stepping stone to a tech career. I am so grateful to our generous sponsors who have supported VetsinTech, allowing us to expand our programs to reach more veterans,” said Catherine WebsterFounder and CEO of VetsinTech.

The following sponsors have partnered with VetsInTech to celebrate veterans and raise funds for their technology training: Adobe Foundation, Amazon, AT&T, Comcast, Constellation, Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Disney, DraftKings, InfoSec, MMI Agency, Oracle NetSuite, Resilience, Stagwell and WorkDay.

“We are honored to sponsor this year’s VetsinTech Gala, while representing the largest Stagwell Network,” said Maggie Malek, CEO of the MMI agency. “My service in the military has changed my life in so many ways. Foremost among these are the lessons of leadership, teamwork and camaraderie that I learned and continue to learn. ‘apply as frame.’

Malek’s colleague and veteran, CEO of Stagwell’s Constellation, justin lewis, expanded the value of the partnership. “The award-winning network of organizations that make up Stagwell was built on a foundation of creativity and technological innovation, so the opportunity to support veterans and their families in similar endeavors represents a great illustration of our purpose in practice” , Lewis said. .

Those interested can purchase tickets at Companies and organizations interested in VetsinTech Gala sponsorship opportunities can still purchase event sponsorships Where tickets.

About VetsInTech

Situated at San Francisco, with more than 70,000 strong veterinarians and 20 chapters across the country, VetsInTech is the leading national not-for-profit organization 100% dedicated to stepping veterans into tech careers. VetsinTech taps into the nation’s technology ecosystem to benefit veterans returning from active military service who want to apply their exceptional training, skills, and experience to a new career in technology. Comprised of technology industry leaders and military veterans, VetsinTech is the only non-profit organization that supports our veterans through technology programs and opportunities in education, employment and entrepreneurship. For more information, interested parties can visit

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