The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University


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Today we’re speaking with Rosalinda (Rosy) Vasquez Maury who is the Director of Applied Research and Analytics at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) and Postdoctoral Researcher, Mirza Tihic. Rosy and Mirza go into detail about what amazing things Syracuse University is doing for both Veterans and Military families. The IVMF is the first interdisciplinary national institute in higher education focused on the social, economic, education and policy issues impacting veterans and their families post-service. Within 6 months of program completion, 66% of Veterans start a business. As of today, 91% of those are still in business. These programs are part of why Syracuse University was named the #1 Private University for Veterans by Military Times. If you’ve been interested in obtaining more education on obtaining your own entrepreneurship goals, then you need to check this episode out! Are you a Veteran who is transitioning to Entrepreneurship? Then check out this FREE download for the Top 29 Entrepreneurship Programs for Veterans & their families! Download Here ---> About Our Guest Rosalinda Vasquez Maury serves as the Director of Applied Research and Analytics at the Institute of Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University. She works on a diverse research portfolio that reflects the range of social, economic, and wellness challenges that may affect transitioning service members, veterans, or their families. She has worked on numerous research efforts including workforce readiness as it relates to transitioning service members and veterans in the civilian labor force, career preferences, financial readiness, job matching and employer perspectives on retention and workplace performance, factors impacting veteran and military families business owners, and service members experiences in higher education. She has extensive experience in survey development and worldwide data collection and has been responsible for developing, implementing and managing surveys for data collection on the large and small scale, for organizations and government sectors. Her work has been featured in numerous publications and has presented at various professional conferences. Maury holds a masters of science and bachelors degrees in psychology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Learn More about the Syracuse University Survey Findings -> Join the conversation on our Facebook! Check out Veteran on the Move on Facebook to connect with our guests and other listeners. A place where you can network with other like-minded veterans who are transitioning to entrepreneurship and get updates on people, programs and resources to help you in YOUR transition to entrepreneurship. About Our Sponsors Navy Federal Credit Union Now here this, you don’t have to be in the Navy to join Navy federal credit union. That’s right, If you’re an active duty servicemember, veteran, DoD civilian, or military family member, you can join Navy Federal. That means if you’ve served in any branch of the military—doesn’t have to just be the Navy, could be Army, Marine Corps, Air Force or Coast Guard—you can join Navy Federal Credit Union. On average, Navy Federal members earn and save $361 more per year. You could pay no fees, get low rates and rate discounts, plus earn cash back and grow your savings. Navy Federal puts members first by helping them save money, make money and enjoy peace of mind and security through personalized, around-the-clock service. Plus, now is a great time to join. Have a large credit card balance after the holidays? Balance transfers allow you to move your current credit card balance from other lenders to a Navy Federal credit card. Make a plan to do away with high-interest credit card debt by transferring your balance to a Navy Federal credit ca...

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