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Defying Stereotypes: How Women Veterans Thrive

  • HVC-210, Capitol Visitor Center (map)

Hosted By:

Congresswoman Julia Brownley, Chair
Women Veterans Task Force

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

2:00PM - 3:00 PM

Location: HVC-210

Featuring:

Panelists:

Ms. Pam Campos-Palma, Independent Community Organizer and Strategist. U.S. Air Force Veteran

Ms. Lyla Kohistany, President and Co-Founder, PROMOTE Leadership. U.S. Navy Veteran

Ms. Meaghan Mobbs, Researcher and Clinician-in-Training at Columbia University. U.S. Army Veteran

Moderator:

Andrea N. Goldstein, Senior Policy Advisor, Women Veterans Task Force, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. U.S. Navy Veteran

Please join the Women Veterans Task Force on Tuesday, June 25, to learn from women veterans who are experts in social science research, leadership development, and community organizing. The unique personal and professional experiences of women veterans make them uniquely suited to bring transformative perspectives to the workplace, classroom, and communities. They will discuss how women are thriving beyond the uniform, and how to best support them.

Topics to be discussed include:

·         Building supportive networks for women veterans

·         Barriers to treatment for women veterans

·         Long term impacts of overlooking women’s in-service experience

·         The role of men in uplifting women who serve, and transforming the narrative

This event is open to all Members and staff.

For questions or to RSVP, please contact Andrea N. Goldstein, Senior Policy Advisor for the Women Veterans Task Force at andrea.goldstein@mail.house.gov.