The PenFed Foundation announced the launch of the Veteran Entrepreneur Investment Program (VEIP) Military Women Startup Accelerator earlier this year
As a teacher early on in her career, military spouse Laura Briggs said she quickly realized moving her certifications from duty station to duty station wasn’t going to work. After nine moves in 10 years, eventually learned how to become a freelance writer and shifted to a career she could pick up and take with her anywhere.
When Cassondra Preer Taylor retired as a Navy Commander in 2008, she quickly felt the anxiety of finding her way into a civilian job market.
When Jeannine Brady delivered her first baby in 2019, she quickly realized the challenges postpartum and nursing women faced when dressing for an occasion outside of their homes.
Army veteran Rachel Featherstone translates being a perinatal mental health nurse practitioner to their time as a military police officer.