Challenges facing women veterans:
- Lack of transferable certifications.
- Skills difficult to translate.
- Lack of access to benefits or unaware of benefits.
- Government transition programs that are severely out-dated.
- Limited access to childcare and lack of women specific health care programs.
- Civilian sector that doesn’t understand the role of women in the military.
To empower, support, and promote the general welfare of women veterans and military families through professional development, resources, networking, advocacy, mentorship and outreach.
- Empower by providing women veterans and military families with networking opportunities and mentorship.
- Support by connecting women veterans and military families to professional development and resources to better enhance their skill set.
- Promote the general welfare of women veterans and military families by advocating on their behalf to address veteran specific needs, working to advance legislation and policies at the state and national level, and engaging in community outreach.
WVFN is a non-direct service organization that connects veterans to service providers and Veteran Service Organizations.