Women’s History Month: Salute to Women Veterans

In recognition of Women’s History Month, we came together to express our gratitude for the significant contributions of women in the military, past and present, and to celebrate the valuable contributions of all female veterans who have served our country. 

The day started with a visit with Director Lourdes Tiglao from the VA Center for Women Veterans. She toured and spoke with our staff about the programs and goals of the Office of Military and Veteran Student Success. She then met with Dr. Deborah Beidel and her staff with UCF RESTORES to speak about their programs and their impact on the Military and Veteran community. Director Tiglao then met with a group of UCF Women Student Veterans to discuss their university experiences.   

As a highlight of the event, we had the privilege of hearing from a female cadet who was soon to be a commission, as she proposed insightful questions to a panel of women veterans. These women had made great sacrifices and achieved so much, and they continue to make a positive impact on the world and their communities.

“A Salute to Women Veterans” highlights are featured below.