Tech-Mom Journey: From CERT to Stars, Inspiring the Next Generation with Desiree Baccus

April 18, 2024
Ray Novak


In a world where technology and communication are paramount, the story of Desiree Baccus stands as a testament to the power of curiosity and adaptability. As a single mother who delved into the tech world to inspire her children, Baccus’ journey from the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) to the realms of amateur radio and NASA showcases how embracing technology can lead to unexpected and fulfilling career paths. Today, Baccus’ tech-mom journey is inspiring and shaping the next generation.

What role can amateur radio play in fostering a passion for technology and communication, especially among women and young people? This is the question at the heart of the latest episode of Radios in Action, where host Ray Novak and guest Desiree Baccus, Director and CMO of Rocky Mountain Ham Radio, explore Baccus’ tech-mom journey and its implications for inspiring future tech enthusiasts.

Key discussion points include:

  • Baccus’ tech-mom journey from a single mom to a leader in amateur radio and tech education.
  • The importance of amateur radio in emergency preparedness and community engagement.
  • Strategies for promoting technology and amateur radio among women and the younger generation.

Desiree Baccus’ journey is a vivid example of how personal passion for technology can evolve into a mission to educate and inspire others. With a background in IT and a deep involvement in amateur radio, Baccus is a beacon for those looking to explore the intersections of technology, communication, and community.

Article written by MarketScale.

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