Join BluPrint Radio today when we interview, Ginger Miller, President and CEO of Women Veterans Interactive (WVI), a non-proft organization that supports women veterans in need during transitional periods. We'll talk to Ginger today about the skills that women veterans lack that may keep them from entering the civilian workforce, how organizations can partner with and assist WVI members better transition back into the civilian workforce, "Operation Saftey Net" and WVI's scholarship program for children of women veterans.
Ginger founded Women Veterans Interactive (WVI) in 2011, to help service and support women veterans during critical points of need. In March of 2012, WVI received a Governor's Citation form Maryland Governor O'Malley for its dedication and service to women veterans. Since the inception of WVI, the organization has supported over 925 women veterans through outreach and support services.
Ginger was selected to serve as a Special Advisor for the Sesame Street Workshop to assist in the development of programs for children of active duty military members’ who are transitioning to civilian status. In 2014, WVI was honored as the sole beneficiary of the 2014 BET Honors in Washington, D.C. In 2013, Ginger earned the Governor’s Service Award and was honored with the White House Champion of Change Award for Women Veterans. She received the Veterans Champion Award in 2012 by the United Black Fund Inc. and in 2011 was featured as a "Woman of Valor" in the December 2011 issue of Essence Magazine.
Ginger served in the U.S. Navy from 1989 to 1992, earned a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, and a Masters in Non-Profit Management from the University of Maryland University College.
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