News & Updates

Meet Stacie, WoVeN’s new Outreach Coordinator

Meet Stacie, WoVeN’s new Outreach Coordinator

Meet Stacie Fredriksson  Veterans Outreach Coordinator for WoVeN U.S. Air Force 1994-2016 Tell us about your military background. I didn’t really come from a family background of military service. My grandfather had served in the Navy during WWII, but other than that... Read More
Looking Back on 2018

Looking Back on 2018

As 2018 is coming to an end, the WoVeN team can’t help but look back on how much WoVeN has grown in the past year! Here’s a timeline of WoVeN happenings from 2018: January 2018: WoVeN kicks off 2018 by planning the 2nd National Peer Leader Training! February 2018:... Read More
WoVeN is Heading to Houston!

WoVeN is Heading to Houston!

WoVeN is heading to Houston, TX on October 10-12 to host our third peer leader training! Eighteen women Veterans from across the country will be attending to be trained as peer leaders, and soon will be leading WoVeN groups in their own communities. This training is... Read More
Yoga for Healing

Yoga for Healing

WoVeN staff recently had the opportunity to watch a webinar about yoga, meditation, and mindfulness for healing from MST. This webinar was given by Susan Alden, the Executive Director of Warrior at Ease. She is a graduate of the United States Military Academy and... Read More
WoVeN is expanding to four new cities this fall!

WoVeN is expanding to four new cities this fall!

WoVeN is kicking off the recruitment race to choose the next four WoVeN cities! To bring WoVeN to your city follow these steps: Complete a peer leader application (and have your co-leader complete one too). Find a group location, day, and time (groups will start the... Read More
Interview with Toni Rico

Interview with Toni Rico

Interview with Toni Rico, Veteran NCO, U.S. Army Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN) Director of Communications and Policy Interview date: April 23, 2018 Tell us about your military background.  I shipped off to basic training in October of 2001 and went to... Read More
WoVeN Groups Launch in 10 Cities!

WoVeN Groups Launch in 10 Cities!

WoVeN groups have launched in 10 cities across the country: Charlotte, NC, Houston, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Dallas, TX, Ft. Worth, TX, Richmond, VA, Austin, TX, Warner Robins, GA, San Antonio, TX, and Pittsburgh, PA. With over 200 women Veterans enrolled in groups, the WoVeN... Read More
Meet WoVeN’s New Peer Leaders!

Meet WoVeN’s New Peer Leaders!

The peer leader training retreat in New Orleans is coming up in a few short weeks. WoVeN groups will start meeting only three weeks later!   At the training retreat, WoVeN’s amazing peer leaders will inspire and empower one another to build strong and lasting... Read More
Interview with Kayla Williams

Interview with Kayla Williams

Interview with Kayla Williams Organization: VA Center for Women Veterans (CWV) Date: January 10, 2018 Interviewed by: Jen Wachen Tell us about your military background. I enlisted in the Army in the year 2000. My reasons for joining were multifold. Not one thing drove... Read More
Join a WoVeN Group!

Join a WoVeN Group!

WoVeN is a great way to connect with other women Veterans!  WoVeN is a recently-developed, nationwide network for women Veterans dedicated to promoting self-discovery, personal growth, and a strong sense of community. Groups are held across the United States providing... Read More