Mount Saint Mary College and the Women’s Bureau of the U.S.
Department of Labor will hold a workshop at Mount Saint Mary
College on Wednesday, September 10, for organizations interested in
improving their capacity to work with women veterans.
The half-day event (1- 4 p.m. in the MSMC Dominican Center) will
introduce organizations to the unique experiences of women
veterans, and the need for tailored services and structures that
will help them excel and succeed in programs that serve them.
Goals of the workshop include 1) a better understanding of the
specific experiences women veterans share; and 2) an organizational
commitment to making changes in the way that organizations and
executives serve women veterans.
Participating organizations should bring to the training:
1. at least three executive level staff members;
2. be willing to discuss organizational challenges; and
3. deliver a specific public commitment toward improving their
organization’s services for women veterans at the close of
Smaller group breakout sessions will encourage organizations to
work as a team through a series of checklists designed to foster
creative thinking about areas of strength and areas for improvement
in services for women veterans. After group discussions, each
organization will make specific commitments as to how it will
address those challenges.
Following the training, the Women’s Bureau will work with each
organization to progress in addressing self-identified
Organizations can register to attend the free workshop, or find
out more information, by emailing Lisa Gallina, Director of
Admissions for Graduate Programs and Adult Degree Completion at
Mount Saint Mary College. (firstname.lastname@example.org).