Are you a women veteran in the Bay Area? Would you like to meet other women veterans making a fresh start in the civilian world? Join our next meeting of the Women Veterans Professional Network!
When: May 30, 2015 from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Golden Gate University, 536 Mission Street, Room 3208, Third Floor On Mission St. between 1st and 2nd (use Montgomery St. Bart)
Workshop presentations will include:
- Getting the Most out of Your Veteran Status
Presented by Starlyn Lara of Swords to Plowshares
- Financial Literacy
Presented by Saundra Davis of Sage Financial Solutions
- LinkedIn Profile and Resume Building
Presented by Melissa Washington (http://www.melissawashington.com/)
The WVPN is for women veterans looking to enhance their career outlook and engage with other women veterans. It is not intended to be a one-day event but rather the first step in connecting women veterans with their peers and building a true network which will provide support and resources as your education, job and career plans evolve over time.
Note: A stipend will be provided to cover transportation, childcare, and participation costs. Attendees are encouraged to bring laptops or tablets to engage with presenters.
DD214, military ID, or VA card must be presented as verification.
For more information contact Starlyn Lara at [email protected].
The Women Veterans Professional Network is a collaboration focusing on entrepreneurship, employment and underemployment between Swords to Plowshares and Women Veterans Connect, Inc. Swords to Plowshares is a community-based, nonprofit veteran service organization that is committed to helping veterans break through the cultural, educational, psychological and economic barriers they often face in their transition to the civilian world. Women Veterans Connect, Inc. is a registered nonprofit corporation building an innovative web-based platform driven by women veterans to strengthen community partnerships and provide opportunities and resources for successful transition.
Together, through the WVPN, the mission is to provide career support for women veterans through professional peer mentoring, webinars, group discussion on career-related topics, and career readiness resources.