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Air Force Colonel (RET.) Lisa Carrington Firmin's poem, “Invisible Veteran” read by Marine Corps Veteran Jennifer Esparza

  Military Women’s Memorial- VA’s Mission to Serve All Who Served March 16th.  Air Force Colonel (RET.) Lisa Carrington Firmin’s poem, “Invisible Veteran” read by Marine Corps Veteran Jennifer Esparza Click here to watch   Invisible Veteran By Colonel Lisa Carrington Firmin, USAF Ret Do you see me? You look beyond me and speak as […]

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27th Annual Owl Gala: Vision Award Finalist

  Award-winning advocate, speaker, author, entrepreneur, CEO, publisher, Radio Show Host, and proud Navy veteran Melissa A. Washington wears many hats. Yet woven throughout her diverse pursuits is a mission of service—and a passion to empower her fellow women veterans. We are so excited to celebrate her as a finalist. The Outstanding Women Leader (OWL) […]

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February 23, 2023
What is Women Veterans Day?

  In honor of Women Veterans Recognition Day, June 12th, the Center for Women Veterans (CWV) will highlight women Veterans the entire month of June on our social media. Will you or do you know a woman Veteran willing to share their photo, there is one caveat, they must wear their Service Branch or women Veteran […]

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January 10, 2023
Women's Media Center

Update: Change of date Back in-person for the first time since 2019 The Women’s Media Center’s Progressive Women’s Voices is the premier media and leadership training program in the country for women. Representing a range of expertise and diversity across race, class, geography, sexual orientation, ability, and generation, participants receive advanced, comprehensive training and tools […]

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Study Opportunity: Female separation rates in the U.S. Military

Good morning. My name is Jeff Craver and I am a doctoral candidate at the University of Southern California. I’m working on my dissertation to complete my doctorate degree. The study title is: Female separation rates in the U.S. Military: Understanding stereotypes’ impact on female servicemembers’ beliefs and behaviors. I’m looking to interview 8-10 prior-service […]

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December 22, 2022
Women's Media Center

Apply for WMC Progressive Women’s Voices 2023 Back in person for the first time since 2019 The Women’s Media Center’s Progressive Women’s Voices is the premier media and leadership training program in the country for women. Representing a range of expertise and diversity across race, class, geography, sexual orientation, ability, and generation, participants receive advanced, […]

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December 14, 2022
VIRGINIA WOMEN VETERANS License Plate Campaign 2022

It’s hard to believe that despite being home to one of the largest percentages of women veterans in the United States, Virginia does not have a specialty license plate honoring women veterans. More than 107,000 women veterans call Virginia home, and that number is growing. With more than 250 specialty plates offered by the Department of […]

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December 8, 2022
Service Women's Action Network Launches New App

 Service Women’s Action Network Launches New App SWANs new For Service Women App is now available on IOS and Android   Washington D.C.: Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN) launched its long awaited “For Service Women” app today. The For Service Women app gives military women who may be facing hardship access to support, self-care tools, […]

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