WoVeN Announcements

2021 WoVeN National Summit Recap!

The 2021 WoVeN National Summit was a roaring success! We are excited to share with you details of the Summit and some reflections from our community! The virtual Summit, which took place on November 12th and 13th, was attended by over 100 members of the WoVeN Community, including Trainers, Peer Leaders, Group Members, BRIDGES Service... Read more » Read More

Meet WoVeN Members

Meet Alyssa Vasquez

Buffalo, NY Army Oct 2003 – March 2017 Alyssa Vasquez is a WoVeN Peer Leader and Trainer and one of the inaugural guides for the new BRIDGES program. Alyssa was also recently honored in the NY Veterans Hall of Fame! Alyssa spoke with WoVeN about her military background, her own military transition, and what inspires... Read more » Read More

WoVeN in the Media

WoVeN at the San Angelo Veterans Day Parade

Leandra Hernandez (WoVeN Social Media Coordinator, Trainer, & Peer Leader) spoke to San Angelo LIVE! about WoVeN and the importance of women Veterans being at the Veterans Day Parade, saying, “Being able to connect with our sisters has been an overwhelming experience and we love to share this day together.” Check out the article and... Read more » Read More

Meet WoVeN Members

Meet Corena Mitchell

Corena Mitchell is a U.S. Army Veteran and newly trained WoVeN Peer Leader.  She also serves as the Program Director for Boots to Heels, and is competing in the upcoming Ms. Veteran America competition!  She spoke with WoVeN about her military background and her own military transition, what inspired her to be involved with the WoVeN program, and the mission of... Read more » Read More

WoVeN Announcements

Join Us for the October Peer Leader Training!

The WoVeN Team is excited to share that our next Peer Leader Training event will take place on October 22nd (1-5pm EST) and 23rd (9am-4pm EST)! Women Veterans who complete this online training will go on to lead both online and in-person WoVeN groups and will be connected with the broader national community of WoVeN Peer Leaders! Training participants... Read more » Read More

WoVeN Announcements

Remembering 9/11

As the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks against our nation on September 11th, 2001 approaches, the WoVeN team would like to pause and reflect on this day that changed all of our lives forever. On that day, our sense of safety and security was shaken in ways we had never before imagined. We remember... Read more » Read More

WoVeN Announcements

August Peer Leader Training Recap!

The WoVeN Team is thrilled to share that 16 new Peer Leaders participated in our virtual training on August 27th and 28th! Join us in welcoming to the family Quiani, Denise, Shirley, Patricia, Lorin, Peggy, Cindy, Shannon, Angela, Paula, Kristie, Pamela, Elizabeth, Althea, Corena, and Sharon! Thanks to our 9 amazing WoVeN Trainers, the training... Read more » Read More

WoVeN Announcements

Withdrawal of American Troops from Afghanistan

It is with a heavy heart that I reach out today to our WoVeN Veterans, to your families, to your friends, and to your comrades. We have heard your stories and seen your frustration, deep sadness, and despair over the course of this last week as we watched the news coverage of the withdrawal of... Read more » Read More

WoVeN Announcements

WoVeN Spotlight August 2021!

The Spotlight Challenge is WoVeN’s newest feature to highlight members of our amazing community! Each month we will feature a different theme, and winners will be chosen to receive fun WoVeN prizes! The August Spotlight theme is: WoVeN loves our furry and feathery friends!Send us your favorite picture of yourself and your pet representing WoVeN.We... Read more » Read More

WoVeN Announcements

Announcing the New WoVeN Resources Pages!

WoVeN is proud to present the updated Resources section on our new and improved website! These new resources are divided into five sections: Mental Health & Healthcare, Resources for Women Veterans, Local Community Resources, Women Veteran Owned Businesses, and Contribute to Research. In the Mental Health & Healthcare section, you’ll find both VA and non-VA... Read more » Read More