Center for Women Veterans Partners on eMentoring for Women Veterans
Date Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Category: Employment - National
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Center for Women Veterans is partnering with the AcademyWomen’s eMentoring program to empower women veterans the opportunity to reach their full personal and professional potential. Women veterans now have access to online, web-based mentorship support from veteran and non-veteran mentors.
Why is this so important? Women veterans represent one of the fastest growing segments of the veteran population, but they often do not self-identify as a military veteran and others do not ask ask if they served in the military. They could lose out on seeking available veteran employment preferences, which could adversely impact their competitiveness in the job market. The eMentor program could give them "an edge" by building confidence and knowledge.
Read the full article at: Department of Veterans Affairs VAntage Blog