First Lady Michelle Obama Will Give The Keynote Address At Disney’s 2013 “Veterans Institute” Workshop
The “Veterans Institute” is a new workshop “designed specifically to inspire companies to employ servicemen and women transitioning to the private sector.”
Also joining the First Lady at the event will be Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger. Here’s a note from Bob about the event and the First Lady:
We applaud First Lady Michelle Obama’s efforts to raise awareness of the strengths and unique needs of veterans and their families, and we are honored to have her join Disney’s first-ever ‘Veterans Institute,’ a program designed to showcase the value of veterans, share best hiring practices, and encourage greater employment opportunities for military men and women transitioning into civilian life.
Below is a list of the speakers set to address the audience during the event:
Robert A. Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company
Bob Woodruff, ABC News Anchor
Rosye Cloud, Senior Advisor on Veteran Employment, Department of Veterans Affairs
Dr. Susan S. Kelley, Director, Transition to Veteran Program Office, Department of Defense
Rich Morales, Colonel, U.S. Army and Executive Director, Joining Forces
Teresa Gerton, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of Labor
Mike Haynie, Executive Director and Founder, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University
You can learn more at DisneyVeteransInstitute.com.