Veteran Black History Month Fireside chat: “Uncomfortable Conversations About Race”

On behalf of Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS), Women Veterans on Wall Street (wVOWS) and the Bob Woodruff Foundation, we are delighted to invite you to attend the Veteran Black History Month Fireside chat: “Uncomfortable Conversations About Race” with Wes Becton.

Wes Becton

Wes Becton is the CEO and Co-Founder of George Washington Street Partners. Wes is a former Infantry Officer and graduate of the Army’s Ranger School. Wes led U.S. and Korean soldiers in the Demilitarized Zone in Korea and later served as the Commander of the U.S. Army’s Honor Guard Company in Washington, D.C..

Wes has extensive executive leadership and governance experience in a wide range of industries including banking, education and healthcare. Wes is the former Board Chair of Northeastern Illinois University and currently serves on the Boards of Elmhurst College and Pan American Bank. He earned degrees from George Washington University (BA International Affairs) and Lewis University (MBA Healthcare Administration). Wes is also a member of the International Coach Federation.


Other speakers include:

Terry GarretTerry Garret, US Air Force Veteran and Chief of Staff to the Global Cyber Security Lead, EY



Anne Marie DoughertyAnne Marie Dougherty, Chief Executive Officer, Bob Woodruff Foundation




Details below:

Please register on our Eventbrite page: here

Location: Virtual -- You can view the live stream on Bob Woodruff Foundation or Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS)

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Time: 4:00-5:00 PM EST


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We hope you can attend.

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