Naval Historical Foundation
Every Second Saturday….Future topics will include Midshipman Horatio Nelson, The origins of Top Gun, Navy Baseball in WWII, Navy Combat Art, The Centennial of The Arrival of Unknown Soldier, 80th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor. For upcoming programming visit www.navyhistory.org!
Orion Talent Podcasts
From Military to Millionaire, with David Pere
David Pere, Active Duty Marine and CEO of From Military To Millionaire, joins the show to share his passion for educating military service members and veterans on achieving financial freedom.
Best-Selling Author Shares “Signs of a Great Resume”
As a transitioning service member or veteran, you have a broad skill set that can translate into a variety of corporate jobs. Your resume is often your chance to make a first impression on a Recruiter or Hiring Manager, so you need it to accurately represent your unique experiences, career progression, as well as the value you will bring to their company.
Scott Vedder, author of the best-selling book “Signs of a Great Resume” and “Signs of a Great Resume: Veterans Edition,” joins the podcast to offer advice on writing a resume that stands out.
“Where is Yours Made?” Ft. Army Veteran and CEO
Dean Wegner, Army veteran and CEO/Founder of Authentically American, joins this episode of the podcast to discuss his military background and vision for his apparel company. Dean launched Authentically American in 2017, with the goal of selling premium, competitively priced apparel, all made in the USA. Dean has been featured in many major news outlets highlighting his business, including Yahoo Finance, Fox and Friends, Forbes, and more.
Closing the Skills Gap, with Army Veteran and Founder of STRAC Institute
STRAC institute’s award-winning Electronics Assemblers and Technician Program is an alternative to traditional two and four-year institutions, with the goal of closing the skills gap, one graduate at a time. John Shepard, U.S. Army Veteran and Founder of STRAC institute, joins the show to discuss his experience working in the technology field after leaving the military, and what led him to founding STRAC Institute.
The Essentials of Art in Everyday Life
Presented by: Phyllis Miller, Navy Veteran
President of The Veterans Art Venue
April 14th,2021 @ 12pm PT/3pmET
The Essentials of art in everyday life. Art is not a luxury; art is essential to incorporate into everyday life. Art is a path to aid therapeutically, to relieve stress and related anxieties. No art experience is required; allow me to guide you through an adventure of creativity and a pleasant realm of self-discovery beyond words. No art supplies needed; if you have a pen, a sharpie, or just a pencil, let’s get started In a simple process, I engage each participant with simple to use methods.
MILITARY SPOUSE ENTREPRENEUR RESOURCE PROGRAM
Tuesday, April 20th from 4:00-5:00pm EST
The Rosie Network has partnered with Hiring Our Heroes & Small Business Administration to bring military spouse’s direct entrepreneurial webinars crafted around their needs. Next week, on Tuesday, April 20th, for SBA’s presentation from the Office of Veteran Business Development. Join us for an incredible resource sharing session with the SBA’s OVBD which is the liaison with veteran and military spouse business community. It provides policy analysis and reporting and acts as an Ombudsman for veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs.
Cyber Security for Everyone
Presented by: Danelle Barrett, Navy Veteran
Founder of Cyber Secure at Sea LLC
April 21st, 2021 @ 12pm PT/3pmET
Former Rear Admiral Danelle Barrett was born in Buffalo, New York and is a 1989 graduate of Boston University with a Bachelor of Arts in History where she received her commission as an officer from the U. S. Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps in a ceremony aboard USS Constitution. She holds Masters of Arts in Management, National Security Strategic Studies, and Human Resources Development. She also earned a Master of Science in Information Management.
As an admiral, Danelle served as Director of Current Operations at U.S. Cyber Command, and assumed duties in 2017 as the Director of Navy Cyber Security and Deputy Chief Information Officer on the Chief of Naval Operations staff. In her last position in the U.S. Navy, she led the Navy’s strategic development and execution of digital and cyber security efforts, enterprise information technology improvements and cloud policy and governance for 700K personnel across a global network. An innovator, she implemented visionary digital transformation to modernize with unprecedented speed, significantly improving Navy Information Warfare capabilities.
She currently executes a portfolio of work that includes consulting, public speaking, and writing. She is an Independent Director on the Corporate Boards of KVH Industries, the Protego Trust Bank N.A., and the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York.
FREE Cybersecurity Webinar with a Government Twist!
Thu, Apr 22, 2021 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT
Doing work with the Federal Government? Don’t miss this event! This webinar will cover Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) and forthcoming Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). Learn about the different cybersecurity requirements for DoD contractors, what it means for you, and more. Knowing what’s required and needed for your company is as important as the security of your information!
Women Veterans: Strengths, Resilience, and Service
Presented by: Linda Hinkle
May 5th @ 12pm PT/3pmET
Linda Hinkle is a former Army Combat Medic who has dedicated her life to the study and uplifting of other women veterans like herself. She owns her own women veterans empowerment LLC called Badass Lady Talk and had traveled around the country to talk with organizations, schools, and groups of women veterans to help improve support and understanding of women veterans within this entities and to uplift other women veterans, fellow badass women, just like her. She lives with her Army veteran husband and her two beautiful sons in Tennessee.
Deciding on Higher Education: Is it worth your investment?
Presented by: Scena Webb
May 12th @ 12pm PT/3pmET
This session shares insights on many higher education models of learning. The goal of the session is to inform folks on the pros and cons of going for an advanced degree. I will also share my experience teaching online for two universities, onground for one university, and serving as a Board Member for the Association of Leadership Educators. Attendees will leave this session with inside information on the education process and ways to maximize their investment in education if they choose to do so.
Bio: Dr. Webb was honored by First Lady, Michelle Obama in November 2014 as one of five women leaders making a difference in the community for veterans. She was also selected for the Department of Justice Leadership Program in August 2015. She has been an active coach for the Treasury Executive Institute (TEI) since 2015. She is a member of the Senior Executive Board, Seattle and sits on the Board of the Association of Leadership Educators.
Dr. Webb earned a post-doctoral Masters in Psychology from Capella University; a doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership from the University of Phoenix, a Master of Public Administration from Troy State University, and a Bachelor of Human Resources Administration.
Currently serve as a national volunteer mentor for American Corporate Program (ACP) which serves military active duty, spouses and veterans with career goals. She is a military veteran having served in the United States Navy for 21 years. She served in the Kuwait Liberation and Global War on Terrorism missions.
Veterana Mente: Empowering Through the Battlefield of our Mind
Presented by: Larissa Martinez
Air Force Veteran
May 19th @ 12pm PT/3pmET
Bio: Larissa Martinez is a USAF veteran, survivor of MST/rape, childhood sexual, mental, and physical abuse and abandonment. Finding her voice and empowerment again put her on a mission to help others do the same. Marissa founded Circle of Arms in 2019 and their mission is to promote mental health awareness through education, fill gaps, and break stigma primarily among veterans, women and minority communities. Veterana Mente: Empowering Through the Battlefield of our Mind is Circle of Arms newest creative project.
Journal Jumpstart for Baddies Who Serve
Presented by: Siobhan Cunningham
Air Force Veteran
May 26th @ 12pm PT/3pmET
Jumpstart Your Journey! Learn the surefire ways to expressing yourself creatively.
Dear Diary, We’ve had some great times together. It makes me so sad to have to do this, but I’ve outgrown you…
It seems a little dramatic, right? Think about it, how often do you revisit this sacred pastime from your youth?
If you had a diary as a kid but no longer have the time to pour your heart onto the pages, then maybe your journal needs a reboot?
Don’t fret. Journaling has evolved into simply meaning written creative expression. And written doesn’t just mean sentences on paper. The possibilities are endless and entirely up to you!
Stop letting overwhelm, and busy schedules get in the way of trying something new or doing what you love to do! This webinar is the perfect solution to making journaling super easy and meaningful.
Bio: Siobhan D. Cunningham is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who has been practicing for over 13 years. She has a passion for working with military families and women veterans as a result of being a military child. Siobhan thrives when helping Baddies (badass ladies) ditch perfectionism, trust their gut and lean into the supportive relationships that inspire confidence and unconditional self-love. After four years of Active Duty service, she decided to separate and relocate to Alaska to live with her growing family, pursue a Doctorate in Education, and establish her own business. For more information about Siobhan visit siobhandeann.com
From the Battlefield to the Boardroom Podcast- Veteran Career Readiness with Mike Abrams, Founder of FourBlock
FourBlock is a nation-wide community of veterans and employers dedicated to transforming the veteran transition process. The organization was founded by Mike Abrams, a Marine Corps veteran, who was inspired to support transitioning veterans find their purpose and have a positive impact in their communities.
FourBlock has helped more than 2,500 veterans find meaningful careers with more than 500 sought after companies across the United States. Many of FourBlock’s successful alumni continue to “pay it forward” and come back to teach, mentor, and hire veterans in transition.
From Day One Conferences
From Day One explores how companies can build well-grounded values into their business-diversity, responsibility, transparency-and stick with them in an economy driven by disruption.
Women Veteran Entrepreneurs National Focus Groups
Help business development, support providers across our nation, and develop women veteran entrepreneurs. Join the Moments that Matter, a national women veteran owned businesses focus groups, designed to gather data to advocate for additional services for women, veteran owned businesses.
Feedback about your Moments that Matter as a women veteran business owner will provide key decision makers and funders a vivid illustration of the economic impact as well as the ongoing challenges faced by women veteran entrepreneurs. Help us drive the timely allocation of funding resources to industries that will have the greatest impact toward advancing veteran woman owned businesses in our nation.
Veterans Ascend Podcast
Beginning in January, Veterans Ascend will be hosting a series of webinars in collaboration with BrandDisco on Agile, that will focus on issues important to both veterans and employers. More details to come!
In the meantime, take a listen to the latest Veterans Ascend Podcast episodes featuring retired U.S. Command Sergeant Major, Gretchen Evans.
Charlie Mike Webinar Series Continue the Mission
Join Charlie Mike! or Continue the Mission every Tuesday at 1pm EST, February 2nd – June 22, 2021. We all know COVID-19 has interrupted the flow of life & business, causing us all to pause our standard business mission of engaging in Federal contracting. We must all remember that the mission may have paused or adjusted, but we must continue in the fight.
Charlie Mike! webinar series will feature policy experts, government representatives, and contracting educators to bring you the latest information to help the VOSB and SDVOSB community grow their businesses as we move through, and past the pandemic.