Interviews, WoVeN Announcements

Interview with Toni Rico

Interview with Toni Rico, Veteran NCO, U.S. Army Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN)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 Fort Leonard Wood. I then went to AIT (Advanced Individual... Read more » Read More

Meet WoVeN Members

Meet Leandra Hernandez

"When I heard about WoVeN, I realized there were a lot of women who felt like I had … struggling to connect. My goal now is to find other women who have felt the same way and bring them home." Read More

WoVeN Announcements

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 sisterhood is expanding and is bigger and stronger than ever. We... Read more » Read More

WoVeN Announcements

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 communities of women Veterans in their cities. These incredible peer leaders... Read more » Read More

Interviews, WoVeN Announcements

Interview with Kayla Williams

Interview with Kayla Williams Organization: VA Center for Women Veterans (CWV)Date: January 10, 2018Interviewed 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 me to military service, but a lot of things came together to bring... Read more » Read More

WoVeN Announcements

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 an opportunity for women Veterans to come together to connect over a variety of themes such... Read more » Read More

WoVeN Announcements

Heading to New Orleans!

WoVeN is heading to New Orleans on March 1st and 2nd, 2018 for our next peer leader retreat. Our last retreat took place in St. Louis this past summer, where peer leader teams came together to join the WoVeN community. Peer leaders will be joining us in New Orleans from eight cities – check out our... Read more » Read More

WoVeN Announcements

A Busy and Exciting Month for WoVeN!

November was a busy month for WoVeN! From wrapping up groups in Charlotte, San Antonio, and Pittsburgh, to planning more groups, to attending Veterans Day events and conferences, we are so grateful that the WoVeN community keeps growing. Charlotte’s peer leaders, Cat and Tina, attended two conferences for women Veterans. Over Veterans Day weekend, they... Read more » Read More