Vermont Works for Women Announces Trailblazers Program 2020

on Mar 11, 2020 8:15:00 AM

 

Vermont Works for Women announced the Trailblazers program for this year, running from March 2 through May 2, 2020. Trailblazers is a training program to prepare women for careers in the trades, focusing on construction, electrical work, and plumbing.

These are historically male-dominated fields and are often higher paid occupations. The Trailblazers program can help women attain better salaries, as jobs in the trades generally pay much more than the minimum wage.

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Topics: Gender Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Clients, Vermont Works for Women

Workplaces For All Public Education Campaign Launched

on Jan 15, 2020 7:45:00 AM

 

This month the Vermont Commission on Women, in consultation with the Vermont Attorney General’s office and the Vermont Human Rights Commission, launched a state-wide public education program, Workplaces For All.

A central component of the program is the new website, workplacesforall.vermont.gov containing useful resources for Vermont employees, employers and members of the public regarding the laws relating to and best practices for addressing sexual harassment and workplace discrimination.

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WBON hosts 2016 Fall Conference at the Vermont State House

on Oct 24, 2016 10:10:00 AM

 

Women Business Owners Network, in partnership with the Vermont Commission on Women and Change The Story, hosted its 2016 Fall Conference with the theme "Telling Your Story" at the Vermont State House and Vermont Historical Museum on October 19. Marketing Partners' Pat Heffernan was on the team that created and presented the 2016 Status Report: Women's Business Ownership and the Vermont Economy to lead off the day, and VTDigger was the first to carry the news story.

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Topics: Changemakers & Change Agents, Gender Equity, Diversity & Inclusion