About Us- Women Veterans Alliance

About Us

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

Women Veterans Alliance, Founder Melissa Washington on FOX40

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 - Sacramento Business Journal - Women Who Mean Business 2017

April 2017 - Placer Veterans Stand Down 2017 Interview: Mike Luszczak, Melissa Washington 

April 2017 - Comstock "Threads of Honor"

March 2017 Good Day Sacramento 

March 2017 Sacramento Bee "Unconference"

March 2017 - FRA today The Magazine of the Fleet Reserve Association

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
p: 916.253.7357