Maxwell School, IVMF, Syracuse VA Medical Center Join Forces for International Women’s Day


The two-day International Women's Day event, taking place from February 26-27, focuses on women in combat and post-combat zones.

Free and open to the public, IWD is part of the 90th anniversary celebrations of Syracuse’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. In addition to the Maxwell School, IWD is sponsored by the University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and the Syracuse Veterans Administration Medical Center. Free parking is available for all events in the Irving Avenue garage.

IWD will kick off on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 4 p.m. in the Strasser Legacy Room (Room 220) of Eggers Hall with a program titled “VA and Women’s Health: Expanding Horizons.” Mindy Grewal, the women’s health medical director at the Syracuse VA Medical Center, will address a variety of topics, including the role of women’s wellness programs and finding work in the post-9/11 environment. Read more. 02/23/15