and Blue Star Families Announce New Partnership to Help Military Spouses Secure Software Jobs

July 11, 2019
Washington, DC is proud to partner with Blue Star Families by connecting military spouses with an aptitude for tech positions to skills-training through The software industry is rapidly growing and the availability of tech jobs is greatly outpacing the supply of talent. There’s an enormous opportunity to train military spouses to succeed in software jobs that can be done from almost anywhere in the world.


  • Senator Mark Warner, Vice Chairman, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
  • Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers
  • Victoria Espinel, CEO, the BSA Foundation
  • Kathy Roth-Douquet, CEO, Blue Star Families
  • Panel to discuss industry efforts to help train military spouses, featuring:
    • Niki Christoff, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Government Relations, Salesforce
    • Danny Chung, Chief of Staff for Military Affairs, Microsoft
    • Beth Conlin, Senior Advisor for Careers, Blue Star Families
    • Bobbi Rossiter, USMC Military spouse, Program Manager, The Resume Place