Change The Story Vermont (CTS) is a multi-year strategy to align 
program, policy, and philanthropy to significantly improve 
women's economic status in Vermont.
Happy Women's History Month! 

Cheers to all of the inspiring women in our lives! 
(Yourselves included.)
Save the Date!

The Vermont Women's Fund Benefit:
Together We Can Change the Story for 
Women in Vermont!

May 3, 2016  |  5:30 - 7:30pm  |  UVM Davis Center 

Featuring Jodi Kantor

Jodi Kantor  is an award-winning journalist with the New York Times. She is known for her work covering politics, gender, and the workplace. Kantor has written about the treatment of women in Wall Street, the Church of Latter Day Saints, and Harvard Business School. Kantor was also the lead reporter for the Times article "Inside Amazon," which received national attention last summer for its investigation of Amazon's company culture. She is the author of the best-selling book, The Obamas.

Registration and more information coming soon.

These 47 VT employers are committed to making their workplaces equally awesome for women and men. 
 


What about yours? 

The VT Equal Pay Compact is for any business that wishes to dedicate itself to making their workplaces equitable for all - from pay to benefits to culture. 

Remember ...


(And Free Cone Day)


Equal Pay Day is April 12th

The Vermont Commission on Women will join Business and Professional Women, the League of Women Voters, members of the Women's Caucus of the legislature, and other policy leaders at the Vermont State House for Equal Pay Day the morning of  Tuesday, April 12th

Women's organizations observe Equal Pay Day each April, symbolizing how far into the new year the average American woman would have to work to earn what the average American man did in the previous year, due to the gender wage gap. 

Median annual income for women working full-time in Vermont is $37,000, $7,000 less than the median annual salary earned by men. This translated to a 16% wage gap in Vermont. 
FREE EVENT: Women of the Long Trail

Thursday, March 24 |   7:00  -  8:30 pm
Green Mountain Club Visitor's Center, Route 100, Waterbury, Vermont


And, if you're looking for more...

a member of the Three Musketeers - a group of three women who in 
1927 became the first female hikers to complete the entire Long Trail.

" There are also stories that are clearly unique to Catherine's experience on the trail - catching a view of Charles Lindbergh flying overhead, and stealing glimpses of newspaper headlines about their adventure."

The event is FREE thanks to co-sponsors: Cabot Creamery Cooperative, Denis, Ricker & Brown, and Vermont Mutual Insurance Group.  

FREE Refreshments will be provided. 

Questions? Contact  Amanda Gustin , the History Society's Public Program Coordinator at (802) 828-2180.
Emoji Feminism
Photo credit: Tamara Shopsin

" Where was the lawyer? The accountant? The surgeon? How was there space for both a bento box and a single fried coconut shrimp, and yet women were restricted to a smattering of tired, beauty-centric roles?"


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