Over the course of two years, BWF utilized a $6 million grant from the Qatar Harvey Fund to identify and support organizations providing services to the more than 400,000 post-9/11 veterans and their families in the southeast Texas areas impacted by Hurricane Harvey. VOWS is a consortium of more than 100 firms dedicated to honoring former and current military personnel by facilitating career and business opportunities in financial services and beyond. “We are proud to partner with VOWS as they work to elevate industry awareness of veterans employment initiatives and to empower veterans to pursue careers that utilize their unique skillset to the fullest.”. Sign up to receive the daily top stories from the Financial Post, a division of Postmedia Network Inc. The full-day event will also feature a discussion on resiliency in a pandemic-affected environment, as well as workshops to help veterans and military spouses learn essential job-search skills, such as building strong resumes and networking in a virtual world. General Martin Dempsey, 18th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Bob Woodruff Foundation Board Member . The pandemic is having an outsized effect on the communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey, slowing the recovery for thousands of veterans living in the region. Citi Corporate Communications 2020 Expedited Grant Cycle Recipients. The next issue of Top Stories Newsletter will soon be in your inbox.

Register here. We ask you to keep your comments relevant and respectful. https://www.npr.org/2016/01/29/464755390/abcs-bob-woodruff-the-unexpected-life This website uses cookies to personalize your content (including ads), and allows us to analyze our traffic. To date, BWF has invested over $70 million to Find, Fund and Shape™ programs that have empowered impacted veterans, service members and their family members, across the nation. “Through the generous and visionary support of the VOWS partner firms, the Bob Woodruff Foundation is delivering measurable impact at a time when our nation’s veterans and their families need our help more than ever,” said Anne Marie Dougherty, CEO, Bob Woodruff Foundation. Register here . Registrants will hear from top officials and industry leaders, including General Joseph Dunford, USMC, 19th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Citi CEO Michael Corbat, who will discuss the importance of career development and retention of veterans in the workforce. “At Citi, our veteran colleagues are some of the most resilient and team-oriented among us,” said Michael Corbat, CEO, Citi. VOWS has helped raise over $10 million to support the Bob Woodruff Foundation as they invest in best-in-class programs that empower impacted veterans, service members and their family members across the nation. Registration to the virtual 2020 VOWS Symposium is open until November 6, 2020. This partnership supported rebuilding and recovery initiatives as well as work in adjacent service areas that contribute to improved outcomes for this community. tap here to see other videos from our team, https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201015005662/en/, Anne Marie Dougherty, CEO, Bob Woodruff Foundation, Suni Harford, President, UBS Asset Management; Co-founder of VOWS, Bruce Mosler, Chairman of Global Brokerage, Cushman & Wakefield, Christopher Perkins, Managing Director, Citi; Co-founder of VOWS, Christiana Riley, CEO, Deutsche Bank Americas, Gary Shedlin, Chief Financial Officer, BlackRock, Jake Wood, CEO, Team Rubicon; Author of “Once a Warrior: How One Veteran Found a New Mission Closer to Home”, Bob Woodruff, ABC News correspondent and Co-founder, Bob Woodruff Foundation. The full-day event will also feature a discussion on resiliency in a pandemic-affected environment, as well as workshops to help veterans and military spouses learn essential job-search skills, such as building strong resumes and networking in a virtual world. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below.

Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) is a consortium of more than 100 financial services firms and other companies dedicated to honoring former and current military personnel by facilitating career and business opportunities.

365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4. These grants are complementary efforts to address the under-availability of quality, evidence-based mental healthcare for veterans in the Texas Gulf Coast. Bob Woodruff, ABC News correspondent and Co-founder, Bob Woodruff Foundation Registration to the virtual 2020 VOWS Symposium is open until November 6, 2020. Since then, the Bob Woodruff Foundation has led an enduring call to action for people to stand up for heroes and meet the emerging and long-term needs of today’s veterans. A welcome email is on its way. The remaining five grants provide important supplementary capabilities and outcomes to support Harvey-impacted veterans in the Gulf Coast region: “This new partnership allows us to support veterans and their families impacted by Hurricane Harvey via those best-in-class service providers who bring measurable outcomes and local activation.”. With WayUp, employers — like Nasdaq, Unilever, and thousands more — fill their talent pipeline with qualified, diverse candidates faster than ever. This year’s Symposium also marks the launch of a new, flagship recruiting platform for transitioning veterans through a partnership with WayUp, a venture-backed startup that partners with companies to help them virtually recruit qualified, diverse candidates. The Bob Woodruff Foundation (BWF) was founded in 2006 after reporter Bob Woodruff was hit by a roadside bomb while covering the war in Iraq. Featured speakers include: * General Joseph Dunford, USMC, 19^th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff * Michael Corbat, CEO, Citi * Anne Marie Dougherty, CEO, Bob Woodruff Foundation … For more information, please visit www.veteransonwallstreet.com or follow us on LinkedIn @Veterans-on-Wall-Street-VOWS. Gifts were committed to fund education, housing and community development projects. Read more about cookies here. stephanie.hyon@citi.com, 212-816-3397, Anne Marie Dougherty, CEO, Bob Woodruff Foundation, Suni Harford, President, UBS Asset Management; Co-founder of VOWS, Bruce Mosler, Chairman of Global Brokerage, Cushman & Wakefield, Christopher Perkins, Managing Director, Citi; Co-founder of VOWS, Christiana Riley, CEO, Deutsche Bank Americas, Gary Shedlin, Chief Financial Officer, BlackRock, Jake Wood, CEO, Team Rubicon; Author of “, Bob Woodruff, ABC News correspondent and Co-founder, Bob Woodruff Foundation. This year’s Symposium also marks the launch of a new, flagship recruiting platform for transitioning veterans through a partnership with WayUp, a venture-backed startup that partners with companies to help them virtually recruit qualified, diverse candidates. We offer flexible solutions to help employers source and screen for their roles, all focusing on achieving diversity goals, providing actionable insights throughout the process, and giving all candidates an exceptional experience. As the go-to job platform for over 5.7 million users, WayUp is known for helping early-career candidates launch their careers. Register here. For more information on VOWS, visit http://veteransonwallstreet.com.

WayUp is a venture-backed startup that partners with companies to help them virtually recruit qualified, diverse early-career candidates. “At WayUp, we know that military veterans are a great asset for companies and possess a multitude of talents and leadership skills,” said Liz Wessel, CEO and Co-founder, WayUp.

Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS) Announces Tenth Annual Veteran Symposium.