Events

Women Veteran Professional NetWork

Saturday, July 26, 2014
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Second Act Marketplace
1727 Haight Street
San Francisco

Join us for Women Veteran Professional NetWork, a Bay Area workshop designed to engage women veterans with career advancement opportunities and to create connections among women veteran professionals. This is one of three California workshops to be organized by Swords to Plowshares. 

     If you are:

  • A woman who has served in the U.S. military, either active duty, National Guard or Reserves
  • Seeking employment, wish to advance your career, or would like to network with other women veterans.

     This workshop is for you!

Workshop activities will include:

  • Profiles of the Veteran Professional
  • Getting the Most of Your Veteran Status
  • Career assessments and mentoring in tailoring military skills to the civilian job, resume building and interview skills, and career advancement opportunities
  • Utilizing social media in your professional life
  • A panel of bay area employers to speak about career opportunities, hiring practices, and supporting veterans in the workplace
  • Network luncheon and opportunities during the workshop to create a professional network of women veterans

$75 stipends to cover transportation, childcare, and participation costs will be given to participants at the end of the workshop. DD214, military ID, or VA card must be presented as verification.

REGISTER HERE TODAY. TICKETS ARE LIMITED.

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