A Worthwhile Opportunity with Meaningful information to Empower and Nourish the soul!
This VIRTUAL forum is intended to inspire, educate and honor the lives of women who serve, and is open to any woman who has served or is serving in the military… any branch, any rank, any time.
Date September 15, 2021
Time 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT
Sarah Plummer Taylor, MSW, a U.S. Marine Veteran who deployed twice to Iraq. Author of "Just Roll With It: 7 Battle Tested Truths for Building a Resilient Life." Founder of Semper Sarah, an international wellness practice.
Panel discussion with women veteran
Jaymie Hinton - US Navy – Owner and Founder, La Tryst Romantic Events and The Cookery Nook
Stacey Mersel - US Coast Guard – Vice President, Project Manager GBT, Bank of America
Bianca Capo - US Air Force – Owner and Founder of WELLegacy Institute
Melissa Early - US Army – Vice President, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Truist
Robin Callahan - US Marine Corps – Manager, Services to the Armed Forces, American Red Cross
Moderator, Starr Peña-Johnson - US Air Force – Community Engagement and Advocacy Manager, Veterans Bridge Home
This event is generously underwritten by our sponsors and FREE for all participants, though registration is required. For more event information, contact
Congratulations to the 2021 Outstanding Combat Female Veterans of North Carolina!
Chief Lisa A. Blazer (Ret.) , U.S. Navy
Captain Joan A. Bold (Ret.) , U.S. Navy
Lt. Col. Bernadine (Bernie) Donato (Ret.) , U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force
Major Katharine Doyle (Ret.) , U.S. Marine Corps
Staff Sergeant Alyce Knaflich (Ret.) , U.S. Army
Sergeant Major Raquel R. Painter (Ret.), U.S. Marine Corps
Women make up 15 percent of active duty troops.
This June marked the 73rd anniversary of the Women’s Armed Forces Integration Act, which permitted women to serve as permanent members of the military.
More female veterans are starting their own businesses. In fact, according to the Small Business Association, over a five-year period, the rate of veteran-owned female businesses increased by more than 300 percent.
Salute to Heroes Piedmont Triad Area
September 22, 2022
Millennium Center, Winston-Salem, NC
Throughout our community, ordinary people perform extraordinary acts every day. We are celebrating these heroes, nominated by family, friends, and colleagues, for serving the Piedmont Triad community.