WiCyS Cyber Talent Emergency Fund Helps Students Overcome Short-term Financial Barriers to Educational Progress

COOKEVILLE, Tenn., March 3, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Last Mile Education Fund and Women in CyberSecurity (WiCyS) announced today the WiCyS Cyber Talent Emergency Fund, a collaboration to provide agile financial support for women students pursuing cybersecurity careers who are experiencing urgent, short-term financial barriers to success.

The Last Mile Education Fund invests in striving under-resourced, under-represented students in high-demand technology and engineering fields with an abundance approach, helping them persist to graduation by providing critical financial support to overcome obstacles for which assistance is less available like housing, food, transportation, healthcare and internet access.

“At Last Mile we see an abundance of talent and potential in women students, and have

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