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Nebraska Women Veterans Symposium

September 24, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT

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Nebraska Women Veterans Symposium

This two-day event aims to empower Nebraska’s women veterans through networking, education, special activities, and listening sessions.


Holiday Inn is offering attendees rooms at the government rate (currently $96) on Friday and Saturday. Book your room by clicking here or calling 308-237-5971.

Meals will be provided as part of the event.


Presenters and Topics

  • Keynote Speaker: Denise Rohan, Past National Commander of The American Legion (and first woman to be elected to the top position of The American Legion)
  • Nebraska/Western Iowa Women Veterans
  • Veterans Health Administration and Veterans Benefits Administration
  • Women Veterans Program Manager for Nebraska/Western Iowa VA Healthcare System
  • Homeless Veteran Coordinator
  • Vet Center
  • Veterans Service Organizations: VFW and American Legion
  • Education/Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E)
  • Interpersonal (Domestic) Violence
  • Peer Support
  • Suicide/Crisis Prevention
  • Military Sexual Trauma and PTSD
  • What’s new with women veterans’ health?
  • Panel discussion: “Celebrating Who I Was and Who I’ve Become”

Special Activities

  • Screening of Lioness
  • Journaling exercise with Warrior Writers
  • Interviews for Library of Congress Veterans History Project
  • Art exercise with New Century Art Guild and Uniting Us
  • Women veteran art exhibit

Click here to download our event flyer.


September 24, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Holiday Inn Kearney, an IHG Hotel NE
110 2nd Avenue
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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