Vermont Works for Women

Welcome to Vermont Works for Women!

  • DD---on-bikes-w-mtns

    Cultivating leadership

  • Step-Up-to-Construction---hard-hats

    Training in non-traditional fields

  • RG---neuroscience

    Supporting girls in STEM

  • CTS---girls-w-bubbles

    Encouraging allies

  • FF---group-lesson

    Training with a social mission

  • RG---2-welders

    Developing individual mastery

  • TJ---work-crew-posed-in-greenhouse

    Coaching women at work

  • RG---aviation

    Broad career exposure

TABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUND

For Immediate Release: Women Can Do! October 16, 2014

WCD-Teamwork WCD---saw WCD-Bike WCD-Chainsaw
Click on the image to enlarge

More than 500 young women from 50 Vermont high schools across the state, accompanied by 100 of their teachers, will gather for the annual
Women Can Do! Conference. This event is hosted by Vermont Works for Women, a Winooski-based nonprofit organization helping women and girls
recognize their potential, and explore, pursue, and excel in work that leads to economic independence. Lead sponsorship for the conference has been provided by the Vermont Agency of Education and Vermont Tech. Full Media Press Release

TABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUNDTABLE_BACKGROUND

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.  Continue Reading


_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

ROSIE’S GIRLS – featured on NBC’s TODAY Show!

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking newsworld news, and news about the economy

It’s three minutes – give a watch!

Rosie’s Girls, a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and Trades exploration program for middle school girls gets a huge shout-out on the TODAY Show!

Correspondent Maria Shriver dons coveralls and joins the Santa Monica girls in using a jigsaw (power tool).

Interested in learning more about Rosie’s Girls – or bringing it to your own community? Contact us at kwalsh@vtworksforwomen.org or 802.622.0400, ext. 105 or 800.639.1472.

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

VT Nonprofit Web Design