Washington Diversity & Veterans Foundation (WDVF) is proud to introduce the "Veterans' Objective Mission" Program designed to assist and provide resources to veterans and to in-service members (departing military within 1 year) to help them start businesses. This is a two-year program starting January 2016 and ending January 2018. Applications for the 2016 Program are due no later than [...]
The Washington Department of Veterans Affairs Women’s Advisory Board named King County employee, Debra Wood, its 2015 Outstanding Woman Veteran of the Year. A Vietnam-era veteran, Debra received the award for her dedication and volunteer work as an advocate for veterans and their families with a focus on military sexual trauma survivors. Debra manages the [...]
"Journey to Normal" is a soon-to-be-released ground breaking documentary that sheds light on the struggles of service women returning home from military deployments.
We are excited to announce the 2015 cohort for SWAN's Women Veteran Fellowship in Leadership and Public Policy. We received many applications from women veterans from across the country who are inspired leaders ready to make a difference for service women and women veterans. Nine participants have been selected this year. These are some of the most [...]
This will be the 2nd year we have the honor of working with the Washington State Convention Center in presenting the “Working with Our Troops” a Career Expo for Veterans and their Spouses. Last year there were more than 400 hundred Service Members, Veterans and Spouses attending, with over 100 employers from all employment sectors including [...]
The YWCA is still registering for a NEW series of financial education classes, Money Mechanics in South Seattle. This series offers Free financial workshops for anyone who feels like their finances could use a ‘tune-up’, and specifically for anyone who is unemployed, currently or recently homeless, or just tired of getting their tax refund and [...]
Yippie Ki Yah! We have a new office. It took us quite awhile to find just the right space with our budget (Hint: Donate Today!!! You can help by donating today! There I did it; I reached out to raise funds. Whew! Now that I am done with that....) It is a lovely office in a shared [...]
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) is pleased to present this unprecedented report: Women Veterans: The Long Journey Home, a comprehensive study of the many challenges women face when they leave military service.
Hello Past and Present OARS Board, Founders, Members, Women Veterans and our Volunteers, Supporters — Have a wonderful, happy, memorable Veterans Day. You earned it. You deserve it. You are brave, courageous, and uniquely qualified. OARS for Women Veterans appreciates that you gave up your ordinary life so we could remain a safe Nation. Our civilian [...]