Endure and Grow

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V-WISE is committed to women Veterans by providing them the tools to become successful entrepreneurs.

Our goal is to integrate their leadership, integrity, focus
and drive into a premier educational training program taught by accomplished entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship educators from across the United States.

V-WISE enables women Veterans to find their passion and to learn the business-savvy skills to turn their ideas or businesses into a growth ventures. V-WISE recognizes entrepreneurship an important part of economic growth across the country and this program is the key for women Veterans to truly pursue their dreams and to make them a reality.

vwise: the story
vwise: the story

Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

Currently, women represent about 15 percent of active duty military, 20 percent of the Reserves, 16 percent of the National Guard and 20 percent of new recruits. More than 11 percent of U.S. forces serving in Iraq and Afghanistan are women. The total women veteran population in the U.S. and Puerto Rico is 1,853,690. States with the largest number of women veterans are California, Texas, Florida, Virginia and Georgia. (September 2011).