In today’s episode, we talked to one of the Army’s female military leaders, Tiye Young. She is a Charlotte native currently serving in the North Carolina National Guard after serving on active duty in the Army for over six years. She is also a cancer survivor and is about to celebrate her one-year anniversary of being cancer-free. At such a young age she has already accomplished so much, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t have big plans for the future. Don’t miss the incredible story of Tiye Young, an Army woman out to change the world!
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She joined the military after participating in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Program (JROTC) when a former female military leader took her under her wing and inspired her to join the military.
After graduating from high school, she went to college and received a scholarship through the ROTC program which led her to commission into the Army when she graduated college. She was trained as a Chemical Officer, but her jobs on active duty led her to do various tasks and assignments including deploying as an Executive Officer (XO). Her career gave her some amazing opportunities and things that you might not even expect an Army Officer to do.
She was also the 2ndRunner up in the Ms. Veteran America competition. The Ms. Veteran America competition highlights more than the strength, courage, and sacrifice of our nation’s military women, but also reminds us that these women are Mothers, Daughters, Sisters, and Wives.
She has had experiences where she was overlooked and undermined because she was a female serving in the military. She is a powerful voice for the female military community. You will not be disappointed when you take the time to listen to her wisdom, experience, and inspirational story.
She also runs Ty M Carolina which is a branding, marketing, and consulting business where she advertises veteran businesses to help them get the exposure that they need.
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