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Welcome to the October 2018 issue of the NITRD Leads IT quarterly newsletter of the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program.

“I am thrilled to be the NITRD NCO Director! I have participated in NITRD for many years, leading involvement from my home agency, NIST, where I have also been honored to work directly with several past NITRD Directors… We have come a long way, but there is still much to do. Everyone wins when we have an inclusive image of a STEM professional as we will increase the talent pool, foster critical STEM skills among the broader community, and promote a healthier, more culturally-sensitive workplace. An inclusive workforce provides a rich set of perspectives that enable innovation and creative discovery…” – Ms. Kamie Roberts (Director of the National Coordination Office for Networking and Information).