Happy Thanksgiving from WVA!
On November 11th, Women Veterans Alliance received a brick that was placed outside of the Mather VA Hospital.  This brick is to acknowledge women who have proudly and continue to serve. View all  photos.

With most people not realizing that there are over 2 million women that have served our country and this number is rapidly growing. These dedicated women can be found nationwide, but go largely unrecognized in our communities. As a society, when Veterans are thought of women almost never come to mind. This oversight is so prevalent that statistics show that some of our women veterans do not identify themselves as Veterans.  Read more of the article "Women Veterans: Invisible Warriors"  here.

A recent survey shows, "  71% of women veterans surveyed didn't belong to a veteran service organization, a possible symptom of a perceived disconnect between the male-focused community they offer and the needs of female veterans. One-third of survey respondents said that they actually didn't feel welcome in existing veteran service organizations.".

Women Veterans Alliance is providing a long over due solution by connecting women with other women.  Not only providing these ladies with community but also connecting them with benefits and resources.     www.WomenVeteransAlliance.org 

On December 10th, Rancho Cordova Library Veterans Connect will host "Recognizing and Acknowledging our Women Veterans." 
Learn the compelling stories behind the lens of James R. Morrison and Mara Morrison's photography project, What Does a Woman Veteran Look Like?- Ten Women Answer the Question. 

Melissa Washington, President/Founder of Women Veterans Alliance and several women veterans from the project will share their personal narratives.
December 10th- Recognizing and Acknowledging Women Veterans "What Does a Woman Veteran Look Like?"
at Rancho Cordova library. Download Flyer

Unconference sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities available!

Spring- March 24th-26th
Lions Gate Hotel, Sacramento

Fall- October 13th-15th
Pacific Palms Resort, City of Industry

Registration is open for women veterans Prices will increase January 1st.
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Health and Wellness

American Heroes: Women Veterans Face Mental Health Crisis. Female veterans face the same post-war mental health issues as male soldiers, but also have to deal with gender discrimination and sexual assault. Read article

We are looking for women veteran business owners from around the globe to have their business listed on the Women Veterans Exchange

Do business with Women Veteran Owned Businesses.  View new listings


Melissa Washington, Navy Veteran
Women Veterans Alliance President/Founder

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