Brave Capital and Bob Woodruff Foundation’s Ask Us Anything – Virtual @ Online
Oct 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Are you a veteran or military spouse startup founder (or know anyone who is)? Join Brave Capital and Bob Woodruff Foundation’s AUA (Ask Us Anything!) with experienced startup lawyers, bankers, founders, and venture capitalists. Come with specific questions or challenges that your startup is currently facing. RSVP: https://lu.ma/kfendvtb

2023 VOWS Symposium, New York City @ BlackRock
Nov 2 all-day
2023 VOWS Symposium, New York City @ BlackRock

NOVEMBER 2nd, 2023

Location: NYC


Military veterans, spouses and corporate hiring managers are invited to attend the Annual Veterans on Wall Street Symposium on November 2, 2023, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm ET in New York City.

BlackRock is our host for the Symposium.



Candidate Registration

Executive Registration

About the VOWS Symposium

Our Symposiums convene leading thinkers and stakeholders to discuss veteran and military spouse support and retention in civilian careers.

Registrants will hear from top officials and industry leaders who will discuss the importance of military cultural competency and retention of veterans in the workforce. The event will feature a discussion on supporting those who continue to serve as Reservists and military spouses, and workshops to help veterans and hiring managers translate military skills to civilian workplace demands.

Our Symposiums encourage organizations to collaborate, and to develop and share recruiting and retention best practices.

Featured Speakers

Gary Shedlin Vice Chairman, BlackRock
Sudhir Nair, Senior Managing Director, Global Head of Aladdin
Carolyn Vadino, Managing Director, Global Head of BlackRock’s Commercial Communications

Ralph Andretta, President and CEO, Bread Financial
General Robert B. “Abe” Abrams (ret.)
Anne Marie Dougherty, CEO, Bob Woodruff Foundation
Bob Woodruff, ABC News Correspondent and Founder, Bob Woodruff Foundation

About VOWS

VOWS builds relationships between veterans and employers – from Wall Street to main street, in communities nationwide.​

In partnership with corporations across industries—data intelligence, media, banking, technology, real estate—VOWS hosts networking events, and facilitates career and business opportunities for veterans and service members who are returning to civilian life.

For more, visit veteransonwallstreet.com.

About the Bob Woodruff Foundation

The Bob Woodruff Foundation was founded in 2006 after reporter Bob Woodruff was wounded by a roadside bomb while covering the war in Iraq. Since then, the Bob Woodruff Foundation has raised awareness about the tough challenges veterans and military families are facing, and invested in solutions to help support them in the next chapter of their lives. To date, the Bob Woodruff Foundation has invested over $146 million to ensure that our nation’s veterans, service members and their families — those who stood for us — have stable and successful futures. For more visit bobwoodrufffoundation.org.

About BlackRock

BlackRock is one of the world’s leading providers of investment, advisory and risk management solutions. We are a fiduciary to our clients. We’re investing for the future on behalf of our clients, inspiring our employees, and supporting our local communities. For more, visit blackrock.com.




To learn more about attending or sponsoring the event, visit the featured event page.

2023 NYC Stand Up for Heroes
Nov 6 all-day
2023 NYC Stand Up for Heroes

2023 NYC Stand Up for Heroes Event

November 6th, 2023
Please join us for the Annual Stand Up for Heroes.
Stand Up for Heroes is back for its 17th year, at David Geffen Hall on November 6th! Stay tuned for talent announcements and more details.

To learn more about attending or sponsoring the event, visit the featured event page.

Veterans Day Parade
Nov 11 all-day

VOWS is has applied to walk in this year’s NYC Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, Nov. 11, and we want to invite our VOWS partners to join us in this parade. If you or others at your company are interested in walking in the parade, please fill out this survey form so we can get an estimate of how many partners may be able to join us: VOWS NYC Veterans Day Parade 2023 Survey Form 

VOWS Miami Symposium
Nov 16 all-day

The VOWS Miami Chapter is flourishing, and we are super excited to announce the first-ever VOWS Miami Symposium, hosted by Florida International University on November 16th! Stay tuned for more details.