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Advisory Council

VCW's Advisory Council members are representatives of organizations whose interests align with the commission’s mission. Members provide counsel to the Commission on setting goals, strategies and objectives, and share the opinions and perspectives of the organizations they represent. 

Logo of the American Nurses Association of Vermont
American Nurses Association - Vermont
the professional association for Vermont nurses dedicated improving the quality of healthcare and nursing in our state


Logo of American Association of University Women
American Association of University Women
advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research



Logo of Building Bright Futures
Building Bright Futures
improving the well-being of children and families in Vermont by using evidence to inform policy and bringing voices together across sectors and within regions to discuss critical challenges and problem-solve 



Logo of Business and Professional Women
Business and Professional Women/VT, Inc.
promoting full participation, equity, and economic self-sufficiency for working women through advocacy, education, and information


Center for Women in Enterprise, Vermont logo
Center for Women & Enterprise
providing opportunities for women entrepreneurs and women in business to increase professional success, personal growth, and financial Independence


Logo of the Vermont Department of Health
Division of Maternal and Child Health, Vermont Department of Health
enhancing promotion, delivery, and improvement of health and public health services for women, children, and families in Vermont



Logo of Evolve Rutland
Evolve Rutland
growing professional women through professional development, mentoring, and networking



Logo of Girls on the Run
Girls on the Run Vermont
unleashing confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness



Logo of Girl Scouts of Green and White Mountains
Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains
helping Vermont girls become confident, self-reliant, courageous and committed young women



Logo of the League of Women Voters Vermont
League of Women Voters of Vermont
protecting and expanding voting rights and ensuring everyone is represented in our democracy



Logo of Let's Grow Kids
Let's Grow Kids
a statewide campaign about the need for more high-quality, affordable child care in Vermont to better support our children, families, communities and economy



Logo of Mercy Connections
Mercy Connections
nurturing self sufficiency through education, mentoring, and community



Logo of PPNNE
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
providing, promoting, and protecting access to reproductive health care and sexuality education so that all people can make informed, voluntary choices about their reproductive and sexual health



Logo of the Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance
Vermont Early Childhood Advocacy Alliance
early childhood professionals, parents, organizations, businesses, and strategic partners committed to improving public policies that impacting children between birth and age eight in the areas of health, safety, food security, economic security, and early care and education



Logo of the Vermont Low Income Advocacy CouncilVermont Low Income Advocacy Council
giving a voice to the poor, the elderly, those living with disabilities, and low-income working families in the policy making arena of state government



Logo of Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
creating a world free of oppression where actions, beliefs and systems support all people to thrive



Vermont State University logo in blue and red with mountains outline.      Vermont State University Castleton Campus
      encouraging students to think critically and to re-examine history cross-culturally using a          feminist perspective



Logo of Vermont Women's Fund
Vermont Women’s Fund
distributing funds to nonprofits in Vermont that provide essential services, workforce opportunities, and address systemic change on behalf of female-identified Vermonters



Logo of Vermont Works for Women
Vermont Works for Women
helping women and girls recognize their potential and explore, pursue and excel in work that leads to economic independence



logo of Voices for Vermont's Children
Voices for Vermont's Children
promoting public policy that enhances the lives of children and youth in Vermont



Logo of Women Business Owners Network

Women Business Owners Network
connecting and cultivating leaders, entrepreneurs, and business owners



Logo of Women's Ag NetworkWomen’s Agricultural Network
working to increase the number of women owning and operating profitable farms and ag-related businesses, as well as their profile in leadership positions throughout the agricultural sectors of business, government, and community



Logo of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom | Northern Vermont Branch
working to achieve through peaceful means world disarmament, full rights for women, racial and economic justice, and an end to all forms of violence


Vermont's Congressional Delegation 

Office of Senator Peter Welch
representing Vermont in the U.S. Senate

Office of Senator Bernard Sanders
representing Vermont in the U.S. Senate

Office of Representative Becca Balint
representing Vermont in the U.S. House of Representatives