WVA was founded in 2015, by Melissa Washington a Navy Veteran who saw a need to bring women veterans together to help empower each other.
Women Veterans Alliance (WVA)mission: To empower women that have served or are currently serving through networking, career and professional development, and mentorship.
The goals of Women Veterans Alliance are:
- To Equip women with the tools to pursue a rewarding career
- To Empower those women who want to become entrepreneurs
- To Encourage women veteran through Mentorship to include young women that want to join the military
- To Strengthen the sisterhood bond between women veterans
- To Develop and Maintain strong community of women veteran supporters
- To Educate the community that Women that have served are Veterans
Active chapters are Nevada County, Sacramento, South Placer County, Silicon Valley, and Yolo/Solano. With more chapters to come. The chapter meetings are open to any women that have served or currently serving.
We partner with organizations that support the same mission of empowering women and/or veterans. To endure we need strong partnerships with businesses, nonprofits, government, community groups, veteran service organizations, and individuals.
Women Veterans Alliance is a 100% woman, disabled veteran owned small business. Read Founder's Bio here.
WVA in the News
November 2017- abc10 Thank her for her service
November 2017- Operation American Dream TV Show
November 2017- Blog Talk Radio "Atten Hut all hands on deck"
September 2017- Veterans Helping Veterans TV
May 2017 - Homeland
April 2017 - Comstock "Threads of Honor"
March 2017 Good Day Sacramento
March 2017 Sacramento Bee "Unconference"
March 2017 - Homeland Magazine
February 2017 - Veterans Helping Veterans TV
January 2017- National Defense Radio Show
November 2016- 1380AM & 105.5 Ed Outland Show
November 2016- Price of Business Talk Radio
September 2016- Sirius XM Business, Dot Complicated with Randi Zuckerberg
August 2016- Board of Equalization Resource Expo for Veterans
July 2016 KIXE Forum "Women Veterans Alliance" start at 12:25
May 2016 - Good Day - Veterans Stand Down
May 2016- Good Day "Style A Vet"
April 2016- FOX40 "California Women Veterans Unconference"
April 2016- Good Day "Women Veterans ONE STOP"
March 2016- KFBK AM1530 "Melissa Washington, Hometown Hero"
March 2016 Live Wire Episode- Women Veterans History Month
January 2016- FOX40 "Women Veterans ONE STOP"
November 2015- KFBK AM1530 "Alliance Looks to Empower Women Veterans"
For more information about the organization, to become a volunteer, or to donate, please contact us.
69 Lincoln Blvd. Suite A306
Lincoln CA 95648