Military Spouse Appreciation Day 2021!

National Events - Virtual
Fri, May 7, 3:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Friday May 7 is Military Spouse Appreciation Day! To celebrate, Bunker Labs is hosting a virtual roundtable of military spouses. Military spouses Liz Marion, Sabrina Wojtewicz, Miranda Perales and Alexa Modero will lead a discussion on the military spouse experience and how entrepreneurship can combat military spouse unemployment, underemployment, and career instability.

According to 2016 Department of Labor statistics, only 53 percent of military spouses participated in the labor market compared to 76 percent of the general population. Thirteen percent are unemployed (three times the national average), and 31.6 percent are underemployed.

Entrepreneurship is an exciting, flexible, and fulfilling option that can address these high unemployment and underemployment numbers.

At the virtual roundtable, we will highlight military spouse entrepreneurs in our community and their startups and small businesses. We welcome new military spouses to attend and connect.

This Town Hall is a part of the Town Hall Series brought to you by MetLife Foundation, created to inspire and equip the entrepreneurs in our military connected community to continue moving their businesses forward.

Registered attendees will receive a link and instructions on how to join the Virtual Town Hall in their confirmation email.

*This event will be recorded. Participation in the meeting indicates your consent to being included in the meeting recording.

Startups

Backpacks For Life

Backpacks For Life is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides a support system to homeless and at-risk veterans and their families. By distributing backpacks filled with daily toiletries & supplies and providing mentorship & coaching, Backpacks For Life empowers and equips veterans with the fundamental resources to get on a path towards self-sufficiency.

Germono Advertising Agency

Germono Advertising Company℠ helps alleviate the burden of marketing and advertising for growing businesses. We are a teaching agency, which means we focus on education first. We combine our expertise in traditional advertising and social media marketing to guide our clients on a clear path to grow their business.

Speakers

  • Sabrina Wojtewicz

    Sabrina Wojtewicz

    Bunker Labs

    Director of Partnerships

    See Bio
  • Liz Marion

    Liz Marion

    Bunker Labs

    Program Director, CEOcircle

    See Bio
  • Alexa Modero

    Alexa Modero

    Backpacks for Life

    Co-founder & Executive Director

    See Bio
  • Lindsey Germono

    Lindsey Germono

    Germono Advertising Company

    President

    See Bio
  • Miranda Perales

    Miranda Perales

    Entrepreneur

    Marketing Strategy

    See Bio

  • Partners