Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment
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MIWVE's mission is to identify, connect, educate, advocate, support and empower all military veterans, service members, their family members and the BIPOC youth in the 
8 dimensions of wellness.
MIWVE is dedicated to continuing to safely carry out our mission within the communities that we serve.  In the military the mission
never stops regardless of the season, we will lead with the same spirit while serving others.  We've experienced fruitful years and 
plan to expand our outreach programs in 2024. We have faith in God to give us what we need as we effectively serve others.   

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​Click on Comcast Newsmakers LOGO below to view Sgt. Shannon's 2019 Interview airing in millions 
of homes across the nation.  
Attention USA Women Veterans have  
     Shared their stories, pomes and literary work                in our 2nd "Our Voices United" Women Veterans Speak Anthology Book Project Volume 1 has been released buy off Amazon below.
VA Make the Connection View Interview
 Click to view Sgt. Shannon's
  2018 Interview 

Over 1.2 Million views off Facebook
View 2019 Interview
Our 3rd Annual 2018 Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment Conference was a Success!
Check out our conference video, a great time we had together!
The Psychology of Money Event
March 30, 2019 
Great Success!!!

(RET) Sgt. Stephanie J. Shannon was the featured guest on the beautiful Dr. Michele Leno’s  “Mind Matters” TV-38 Show - WADL Detroit which airs in 1.9 Million homes in 7 counties in Michigan. 

The discussion was about women veteran’s statistics, the challenges with transitioning from the military and focused on the mental health aspect and provided solutions. 


2019 4th Annual Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment Conference was a great success!
Check out our conference Highlights Video Below
Check out MIWVE's Events 2016 - 2019
History Highlights Video 

Summer 2020-2021
Flint, MI
Check out our 2022 Programs and  Events Highlights video below
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Our Founder/CEO Sgt. Stephanie Shannon is a 2023 MLive Women Who Shape the State Awardee on May 15, 2023! After faithfully and diligently serving volunteering in this capacity for 8 years, she was nominated and was voted in as 1 of the 11 community women leaders out of 242 other Michigan women leaders that were nominated. The 11 women community leaders were voted in as inspirational women leaders who are trailblazers and have gone above and beyond to make their communities a better place.
We've launched our Boots on the Ground Custom Made - Hoodies & T-shirts $ 40 - $60 depending on size and graphics email: [email protected] to order
MIWVE has joined forces with the Voices for Non-Opioid Choices Coalition advocating for veterans' rights for access to alternative medicine or methods that help us heal naturally. Join the movement by Signing the petition telling your congressional service members that veterans deserve access to non-addictive acute pain therapies. Together we can help our Nation's Heroes heal and have better choices in their health care. Thanks in advance for your support ❤️🙏🏾✌🏾
Sgt Stephanie J. Shannon has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry in 2023 - 2024 Established in 1898 for her achievements, noteworthy exemplary community service work and her contributions to society along with her literary work. 

See her Press Release for more information
She has also been recently honored in 2024 as Marquis Who's Who Top Business Professional
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Prayer is a battle strategy, if God's people hope to change hearts, transform neighborhoods, rebuild communities, and revive nations, we must pray intensely, fervently, and effectively to see and experience results in our lives.

Sgt. Stephanie J. Shannon has mastered the art of effective spiritual warfare prayer, she has been in ministry for over 17 years serving in various communities as a humble servant leader who operates in the office of a prophetess who is skilled in interceding on behalf of others.

In this season of wars and rumors of wars, economic recession, family turmoil, health crisis, and more, we need God to move for us to give us strategies and wisdom on how to establish his Kingdom on earth.

At this community event, you'll experience a breakthrough in your life and receive spiritual impartation, peace, and divine direction as we seek the Lord together in prayer.

Please feel free to join us on Saturday, February 24, 2024, from 12 - 3 pm in a safe non-judgemental environment come as you are to experience the power of effective spiritual warfare prayer, fellowship, and good food as we build a safe health village of people and a strong supportive community together.

What empowers you? 
Let's pass it on!
​Join us on Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 12:00 – 3: 00 pm. at Hilliard Chapel AME Zion as we celebrate Women’s History Month this day will be filled with inspiration, acceleration, connection, and execution. This is a FREE event that’s open to the public, food and refreshments will be provided and children are welcome.

Sgt. Stephanie J. Shannon has brought together powerful pioneering women of God with years of experience serving in their communities. They will share powerful messages and provide insights and strategies for personal and professional transformation to catapult you into your destiny.

Connect with like-minded individuals, expand your network, and build lasting relationships with fellow attendees who are on a similar journey of personal growth and development.

Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of an event that will leave you feeling inspired, motivated, and ready to take on new challenges.

 The Public and the Military Community are formally invited to attend the 2024 – 
Veterans Empowerment Fair Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 12 -3 pm
 @ the Gloria Coles – Flint Public Library 1026 E Kearsley St, Flint, MI 48503

The Community is invited to come out to support military veterans and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our country this Memorial Holiday Season. There will be dynamic motivational speakers, community leaders, and resource vendors at the federal, state, county, and local community levels that will empower veterans by providing the support they need and deserve. This is a great opportunity for networking and discovering new opportunities along with honoring veterans for their contributions and sacrifices to our country. 


Brian Webb, MDiv– ARNG Veteran– Chaplain - MDHHS – Project Lead Walking with Warriors Veteran Navigator Program https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/keep-mi-healthy/mentalhealth/veteran-navigators

Kenyetta Dotson, DMIN, MSW – Director of Community-Based Implementation and Engagement – MSU Flint – US Army Veteran https://dotson4change.com

Debra Hayes, MBA – Executive Director – My Brothers Keeper of Genesee County https://mybrotherskeeperflint.org

Daniel Vela - USMC Veteran – Purple Heart - In Unit Stalked by Suicide, Veterans 
Try to Save One Another (Published 2015)

Phillip Wise – US Airforce Vietnam Veteran – Fragile Delivery – Operation Babylift - http://fragiledelivery.com


1 – Department of Veterans Affairs -  2 – Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency
3 – Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Workforce Development
4 – State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Veteran Navigators
5 – Genesee County Department of Veterans Services - 6 – The Salvation Army
7 – Home Depot - 8 – USDA Genesee Conservation District, Flint
9 – University of Michigan Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center
10 – Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment - 11 – Veterans of NOW
12 – Phenomenal Nursing Professionals LLC -  13- Mid Michigan Honor Flights
14 – Raising American Heroes Organization - 15 – Disable American Veterans
16 – My Brother’s Keeper of Genesee County - 17 – Philip Wise Author
18 – Michigan United - 19 – Miracle Quilts - 20 - Genesee Health System - 21 - Security Benefits Center 

This is a collaborative partnership between Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment 
and the Gloria Flint Public Library.