Janet Newsome | Advisor, Women Veterans Leadership Program

Office: Washington, DC


New Rochelle, NY


Norfolk State University

Military Service:

United States Navy

Job Prior to The Mission Continues:

Total Force Manager for the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems/Sea Warrior Program Office- bit of a mouthful, I know πŸ˜‰

Favorite spring activity:

Kite Flying with the fam bam

Book on my nightstand:

“Prevail” by Cindy Trimm

Guilty pleasure:

Cold Stone

Favorite movie:

Currently it’s β€œMoana”

Favorite sports team:

New York Yankees/Giants/Knicks – a 3-way tie

Most rewarding thing about working at The Mission Continues:

Helping other veterans have the same opportunity that I did as a Fellow.

Hidden gem in your city:

All of the free DC pools! Keeps my kiddos busy ALL summer!

Exciting project currently in works (personal or professional):

My home-based business πŸ™‚

If I could dine with anyone (dead or alive):

Mrs. Michelle Obama