2021 Center for Women Veterans Trailblazer Initiative

November 13, 2020

The Center for Women Veterans (CWV) is proud to announce the 2021 Women Veteran Trailblazers 2.0 Initiative.

For this initiative, CWV has defined a women Veteran Trailblazer as a woman who:

Has served and separated from the service and makes an impact by enhancing the lives of other Veterans, Veteran families or Veteran caregivers. Impact may be a single event or action or may be demonstrated over a period of time in one or more of the following areas:

  • Education
  • Employment
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Homelessness
  • Legal
  • Mental Health and Wellness

Please submit all requested materials:

  1. Nomination form
  2. Nominee’s recent professional (looking) photo
  3. One-page summary of why the women Veteran meets the definition above of a Trailblazer and how she is continuing to serve others.

Nomination packages for the CWV 2021 Women Veteran Trailblazers 2.0 Initiative should reach CWV by Tuesday, January 12, 2021.  Nominations received after this deadline will not be considered.   Previously selected Trailblazers will not be considered.

Email nominations and/or questions to: 00W@va.gov.


We look forward to receiving your nomination.

Download Nomination Form