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

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Women Can Do! – a conference promoting STEM & Trades careers

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Nearly 500 young women from 55 high schools and 164 towns across Vermont, accompanied by 100 of their teachers, gathered for the 16th annual
Women Can Do! conference on Thursday, Oct. 16 at Vermont Technical College in Randolph.

The “roll up your sleeves” career exposure event featured 75 workshops and action stations highlighting careers in the skilled trades and STEM (science, technology, engineering & math) fields.

Check out the Eventstagram gallery of photos that participants compiled to record their day!

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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


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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

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