Ohio Women Veterans
Biennial Conference

The Ohio Women Veterans Advisory Committee, in collaboration with ODVS, plans a biennial conference that has attracted up to 750 participants. First hosted in 2006, the conference is now one of the largest of its kind in the nation. The August 2017 Conference was held at the Ohio Union on the campus of The Ohio State University. Dr. Betty Moseley Brown, associate director of the national VA Center for Women Veterans, served as the keynote speaker. Breakout session topics included how to translate military skills to the civilian world, networking, managing finances, wellness, aging and restorative yoga.

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"From World War II to today, there is a different perspective that we come across in this group of women veterans. We embrace the sisterhood among women veterans and we lift each other up."

- Claudia Foss, Vice Chair of the
Ohio Women Veterans
Advisory Committee

2019 Ohio Women Veterans Conference

Planning is underway for the next Ohio Women Veterans Conference, tentatively scheduled for August 2019 in Columbus.