Supporting Michigan Women Veterans - 5:11
with Dr. Sylvia Rafels, Vice Chair of the Michigan Women Veterans Advisory Board
Posted Oct 31, 2017
Six women, including five veterans, have been selected to represent the state's more than 45,000 women veterans on the Michigan Women Veterans Advisory Board. The board will advise the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency on matters relating to women veterans such as economic opportunity and career advancement, as well as help expand awareness of available resources and services to the state's female veteran population. Dr. Sylvia Rafels of the Michigan Women Veterans Advisory Board joins host Laurel Hess to talk about the advisory board and it's plans for the future. Interview recorded October 26th, 2017.
Hosted by: Laurel Hess Produced by: Greater Boston Newsmakers Team
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