Marine Corps

June 7, 2012

Leaving the Corps: Women Veterans Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

What is V-WISE

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


PHASE 1: What’s first?

A 15 day online course focused on basic skills of entrepreneurship and the language of business.


PHASE 2: Ready, Set, Goal!

A three-day conference where participants are exposed to accomplished entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship educators from across the United States. Hotel room and tax are completely paid for and each attendee has a room of their own. It is open to all female Veterans* with a passion for entrepreneurship and the desire to start their own business. Applicants may have served in any branch of the military during any era. Participants must be able to complete the online component of the program and be able to travel to one of the mandatory conferences held at numerous times from spring 2011 through fall 2013. *Now open to female spouses/partners of Veteran Business Owners and active duty transitioning female military personnel.


PHASE 3: Keep Moving…

Ongoing support and mentorship delivered online and through a robust, comprehensive network of mentor partners.


How do I apply?

Please apply at  Admission is on a rolling basis and early application is highly encouraged. Selection is based on proof of military status and demonstration of entrepreneurial passion on the application. After your application is accepted by Syracuse University, a registration link will be sent via email to students. This registration link will allow access to select class schedule and pay the $75.00 registration fee.

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