Women's History Month 2014 Kick Off
Kick off Women's History Month 2014 at the Women's Memorial with an all-women ensemble of the United States Air Force Band at the Women's Memorial. The ensemble will perform Stravinsky's "Soldier's Tale" including narration and multi-media element on Sunday, March 2, at 1 pm. The Foundation is proud to host these premiere musicians for this special performance, which is free and open to the public. The Memorial is accessible by METRO Blue Line, Arlington Cemetery stop and parking is available in the Arlington Cemetery Visitor lot.
Coast Guard Celebrates Women's History Month
Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught is scheduled to deliver the Women's History Month keynote address at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Yorktown, VA, on Tuesday, March 4 at 10 am, at the Center's Washington Auditorium. The event is open to local area Coast Guard personnel and veterans. For more information, e-mail LCDR Peggy Britton.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Women's Week
Women's Memorial Foundation president, Brig. Gen. Wilma Vaught will be participating in a panel discussion related to women in combat at the Nebraska Union on Tuesday, March 18, at 7 pm, as part of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Women's Week, scheduled for March 16-20 on the UNL campus. Brig. Gen. Vaught will also have the opportunity to meet with UNL ROTC cadets, as well as with members of the Nebraska National Guard while in Lincoln. For more information about UNL's Women's Week visit the UNL website.
Lunch-time Concert Features World-Class Musicians
Bring your brown-bag lunch and join us at the Women's Memorial for a lunch-time Women's History Month concert on Thursday, March 20, at 11:45 am, featuring an all-woman Army musical ensemble from The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own." The Foundation is proud to host these world-class musicians for this special performance, which is free and open to the public. The Memorial is accessible by METRO Blue Line, Arlington Cemetery stop and parking is available in the Arlington Cemetery Visitor lot.
4th Annual Veteran Woman Owned Small Business Seminar
Get the information you need to have your own business. The 4th Annual Veteran Woman Owned Small Business Seminar is scheduled for Thursday, March 20, at the Women's Memorial. The day-long event will feature participation by key government agencies, information about local business resources and an opportunity to meet with successful women small business owners. To find out more about the event and to register, visit the WAVE website.
AcademyWomen's Annual OWLS and Career Coaching Workshop
Registration is now open for AcademyWomen's annual Officer Women Leadership Symposium (OWLS) and Career Coaching Workshop scheduled for April 3-5, 2014, at the Women's Memorial. The event includes workshops, panel discussions and keynotes from prominent leaders and experts and attendees have the opportunity to connect with women from every level of leadership from all the services. The Workshop is designed to assist military officer and senior enlisted women, as well as women veterans, in career transition and career change. Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, a decorated U.S. Army combat veteran, is scheduled to give this year's keynote address. To learn more and to register visit the AcademyWomen website.