19 Jul
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The Hill: Advocates urge help for homeless women veterans

Advocates urge help for homeless women veterans BY VICTORIA SCOTT – 07/10/19 Lawmakers on Wednesday looked at ways to provide help for women veterans, particularly those who are homeless, at a hearing of the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity. The panel heard from former service members and those from advocacy groups working to provide housing […]

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19 Jul
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House Veteran Affairs Committee: Economic Well-being of Women Veterans

Foundation for Women Warriors CEO Jodie M. Grenier testified in front of the House Veteran Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity about the various issues surrounding the Economic Well-being of Women Veterans. . To watch the full video of Jodie’s testimony visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xwd8x5nriJE&t=6s To watch the full video of the “2019-07-10 Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity […]

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19 Jul
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Military Times: Why leaving the military is harder for female vets

Why leaving the military is harder for female vets By: Apoorva Mittal When she left the military in 2005, Jodie M. Grenier went from being on a team of intelligence analysts reporting to then-Marine Corps Gen. Jim Mattis, with a top security clearance, to waiting tables. “It was frustrating. I had a very purpose-driven job, and […]

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14 Jan
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Winner of the Business Women of the Year

Congratulations to our CEO Jodie M. Grenier for winning the San Diego Business Journal 2018 Business Women of the Year Award. Jodie’s amazing work with Foundation for Women Warriors empowering women veterans and their children, as well as, her business acumen in revitalizing FFWW has earned her the recognition of the San Diego Business Journal. […]

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09 Oct
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Traumatic Brain Injury – The Invisible Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury – The Invisible Injury Traumatic brain injuries are often referred to as invisible injuries because they cannot be seen like a broken arm or bruise. However, brain injuries require proper assessment and treatment by trained health care professionals just like more visible injuries. It is estimated that 60% to 80% of soldiers […]

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09 Oct
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100 Years Later

We participated in the long overdue memorial unveiling honoring the Marine Corps first woman Marine, Opha May Johnson. Before women were even allowed to vote, they were allowed to serve, and Johnson was the first in line, leading other women to do the same. Opha May Johnson was the first woman to enlist in the […]

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20 Feb
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Women Serving their Fellow Veterans

MEET THE WOMEN SERVING THEIR FELLOW VETERANS the HERO Jodie Grenier Executive Director of Foundation for Women Warriors’   There are approximately 21 million veterans in the United States. Two million of them are women and, of those, over 163,000 live in California. Yet, as Jodie Grenier, the Executive Director of the Los Angeles-based non-profit Foundation for Women […]

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20 Feb
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The Fight is Female

Stationed at a table in the corner of a small bakery, ringlets of reddish curls spilled over a white ruffled blouse tucked under a crisp dark blue business jacket. Eyes glued to an iPhone, a slender finger scroll through pages of a digital report stopping every few lines, committing the information to memory in preparation […]

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20 Feb
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Call to Action Day

Original Post: Wall Street firm Drexel Hamilton holds ‘Call to Action’ day to help veterans from CNBC.

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20 Feb
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The Mission of Foundation for Women Warriors

JODIE GRENIER EXPLAINS THE MISSION OF FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN WARRIORS October 27, 2017 · by lionhouse75 · in Featured Club News. · When we think about the military and especially our military veterans we rarely think of them as women. Yet today, 16.8% of our armed forces are women, and it’s increasing every day. Today, there are 1.85 million […]

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