Medina, Yolanda

Medina, Yolanda
(414) 229-7211
STU Union WG99
Military and Veterans Resource Center

Yolanda Medina, Student Affairs

Yolanda Medina is the Director of the Military and Veterans Resource Center and a Marine Corps Veteran. Yolanda co-chairs the Veterans Advisory Council to the Chancellor and sits on the Chancellor’s Council for Hispanic Serving Initiatives at UWM. Her passion for women veterans, the Latinx community, and veteran mental health and wellness has led Yolanda to serve on the boards of the Latino Veterans Legacy of Valor Organization, the American GI Forum for Hispanic Veterans, Forward Latino, as advisor to Latinx Veteran issues, and the Southeastern Wisconsin Task Force on Veteran Suicide Prevention. Yolanda is also one of the first women in Wisconsin to be featured in the Department of Veterans Affairs “I Am Not Invisible” pictorial campaign to bring awareness and increase dialogue about women veterans throughout the United States.