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2020 Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars Announced


Jodie M. Grenier, CEO, Foundation for Women Warriors, selected to participate in prestigious program January 27, 2020 – Today, the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program announced that Jodie M. Grenier has been selected as one of the […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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  • The day after Annie E. Graham enlisted in the Mari The day after Annie E. Graham enlisted in the Marines, Ann E. Lamb enlisted, and months later Annie L. Grimes became the 3rd African American woman to enlist in the Marine Corps. 
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    TOMORROW! Don't forget to get your free ticket to TOMORROW! Don't forget to get your free ticket to a virtual screening of Sweet Georgia Brown: Impact, Courage, Sacrifice and Will.

This documentary examines the changes and opportunities for African-American Women in the military during World War II.

Get your ticket today: https://charity.gofundme.com/sweet-georgia-brown
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    Attend a special virtual screening of Unsung Heroe Attend a special virtual screening of Unsung Heroes: The Story of America's Female Patriots.

From Academy Award Filmmaker and Executive Producer Ron Howard, this 2-hour, 2-part documentary highlights the heroic sacrifices of women that served in the American military. Every woman that has ever served has volunteered to do so, but their profound accomplishments have been largely ignored.

With rare photographs, archival materials and personal memorabilia to illustrate this eclectic mix of on-camera interviews. It is a story of all guts and no glory and how the price of liberty is relevant to all Americans.

Register today: https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/unsung-heroes-female-patriots
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    Join Foundation for Women Warriors for a special s Join Foundation for Women Warriors for a special screening of the documentary Sweet Georgia Brown: Impact, Courage, Sacrifice and Will.

The purpose of this documentary, Sweet Georgia Brown: Impact, Courage, Sacrifice and Will is to examine the consequences or changes in race and gender policies for the status of African-American Women in the military during World War II.

During this era, opportunities for women in the military expanded, such as; what social, political and organization factors influenced change in racial and gender policies in the military during World War II; what were the unique factors associated with being African-American Women in the Armed Services at that time and how did this experience affects their lives.

Get your ticket today: https://charity.gofundme.com/sweet-georgia-brown
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    New body armor for women has arrived for the 377th New body armor for women has arrived for the 377th Security Forces Group at Kirtland Air Force Base.

“So if we were in a situation that required us to run or quickly exit a vehicle, it hindered us greatly. It also put us at risk by wearing gear that was not properly fitted to protect us.”

https://taskandpurpose.com/news/air-force-female-body-armor-security-forces/
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    This Friday, join us for a special screening of th This Friday, join us for a special screening of the documentary Sweet Georgia Brown: Impact, Courage, Sacrifice and Will.

The purpose of this documentary, Sweet Georgia Brown: Impact, Courage, Sacrifice and Will is to examine the consequences or changes in race and gender policies for the status of African-American Women in the military during World War II.

Get your ticket today: https://charity.gofundme.com/sweet-georgia-brown
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    Olivia Hooker, D. Winifred Byrd, Julia Mosley, Yvo Olivia Hooker, D. Winifred Byrd, Julia Mosley, Yvonne Cumberbatch, and Aileen Cooke were the five African-American women who enlisted in SPARs, the U.S. Coast Guard Women’s Reserve, during World War II. Olivia Hooker was the first to enlist and a survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre.
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    Join Foundation for Women Warriors for a special s Join Foundation for Women Warriors for a special screening of the documentary Sweet Georgia Brown: Impact, Courage, Sacrifice and Will.

The purpose of this documentary, Sweet Georgia Brown: Impact, Courage, Sacrifice and Will is to examine the consequences or changes in race and gender policies for the status of African-American Women in the military during World War II.

During this era, opportunities for women in the military expanded, such as; what social, political and organization factors influenced change in racial and gender policies in the military during World War II; what were the unique factors associated with being African-American Women in the Armed Services at that time and how did this experience affects their lives.

Get your ticket today: https://charity.gofundme.com/sweet-georgia-brown 
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