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Nebraska Women Veterans Symposium

2023 Nebraska Women Veterans Symposium Flyer

October 13-15, 2023
Holiday Inn and Convention Center
110 2nd Ave, Kearney


This event is free (including meals) to attend for women veterans and will include a wide range of presenters, special activities, recognition, and more. Our goal is to empower Nebraska's women veterans by:

  • connecting them with each other to build a network of support, 
  • educating them on benefits and resources available to them, and 
  • learning about their unmet needs and how we can better serve them.

Hotel rooms are available at the government rate by calling 308-237-5971 and mentioning you are with the women veterans symposium. 


  • Friday, October 13
    • 4:00-6:00 pm - Early Check-in
    • 6:00-7:00 pm - Reception
  • Saturday, October 14
    • 7:30-8:30 am - Check-in
    • 8:30 am-6:30 pm - Symposium Day 1
  • Sunday, October 15 
    • 8:30 am-1:00 pm - Symposium Day 2


  • Keynote Speaker: Major General Wendy K. Johnson
  • Panel Discussion: "Salute to Women Veterans and Their Service"
  • Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs - benefits and services
  • Nebraska/Western Iowa Healthcare System
  • Veterans Health Administration - healthcare and eligibility
  • Veterans Benefits Administration
  • Center for Women Veterans
  • VA Women Veterans Program
  • VA Homeless Program
  • Vet Center
  • New Century Art Guild
  • plus activities, roundtable discussions, and more


Thank You to Our Event Supporters

Walmart Hornady Lincoln Veterans Parade Group
Sandhills Global    


Event Date: 
Friday, October 13, 2023 to Sunday, October 15, 2023