Vermont Works for Women

Welcome to Vermont Works for Women!

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    Cultivating leadership

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    Training in nontraditional fields

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    Supporting girls in STEM

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    Encouraging allies

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    Training with a social mission

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    Developing individual mastery

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    Coaching women at work

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    Broad career exposure

PROGRAMS IN THE QUEUE…

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Workshops: transforming peer aggression

Hyde Park (Feb. 12)

Bennington (March 12)

Randolph (April 8)

STEP Up training programs

Information technology

Skilled manufacturing

Law enforcement

Get back into the workforce

Six-week Transitional Jobs

programs, CCV – Winooski

(Jan. 20 & March 24)


National Camping Magazine features Rosie’s Girls

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“My 10th grade history student addressed me tentatively in response to a classroom question, ‘Ms. Bluemle, I may be totally wrong, but…’ I could barely focus on the rest of her sentence, as I was fixated on its conciliatory beginning. Leslie had been the feistiest of sixth graders, challenging peers and teachers at every turn. She had not apologized for raising her hand. She had never before trailed off in a discussion. But where her voice had once commanded attention, in four years it had been reduced to a near-whisper.” read more

Learn about a Rosie’s Girls program near you.

Or check out our Dirt Divas mountain bike camp!


For Economic Growth, Invest in Women and Girls

An article in the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston quarterly magazine by our ED Tiffany Bluemle and Linda Tarr-Whelan

 

Investing more thoughtfully in opportunities for women and removing barriers that hinder them is a potential key to economic growth.

New England census data leave little doubt that our economic future hinges upon making the most of our homegrown talent. With the region’s population growth only one-third the national average, New England states have seen a 25 percent decrease in the number of residents ages 25–34 and have failed to retain many of the students who come for college.  read more

Contact Us

Vermont Works for Women

Winooski Office:
32A Malletts Bay Ave. Winooski, VT 05404
phone: 802.655.8900
fax: 802.655.8922

Barre Office:
105 North Main Street, Suite 211, Barre, VT 05641
phone: 802.622.0400
fax:802.622.0404

Toll Free Phone:
800.639.1472
info@vtworksforwomen.org

"I noticed a huge increase in confidence. She was excited and no longer fearful to try new things. This program is a huge confidence builder for young girls." - Parent or a Rosie's Girls participant

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