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June 22, 2021

(Montpelier) – Governor Phil Scott has appointed Delaney Courcelle of Rutland to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), the state’s non-partisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.

June 9, 2021

(6/8/21)   Virtual Event, Vermont – On Tuesday over the lunch hour, over 250 people gathered virtually for the launch of the new Leaders for Equity and Equal Pay (LEEP) Toolkit. The Toolkit is a unique and powerful DIY resource, containing an excel-based Equity Management Tool and a companion Playbook, that provides Vermont’s small to midsize employers with information and methodology needed to conduct in-house, ongoing gender and racial pay equity reviews.

June 6, 2021

When: Tuesday, June 8, 2021, from noon to 1:00 pm, ET

Who: Change The Story VT, a partnership initiative of Vermont Works for Women, Vermont Commission on Women, and the Vermont Women's Fund

March 24, 2021

Based on median earnings for full-time, year-round workers, women are paid 82 cents for every dollar paid to men.  Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) presented the second in a series of (un)Equal Pay Day video podcast conversations on March 24th, the day into the year women need to work before their earnings catch up to those of men in 2020 due to the wage gap. 

March 9, 2021

(Montpelier) - The Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) joins organizations nationwide in drawing attention to Equal Pay Day each year.  Equal Pay Day symbolizes how far into this year women must work to catch up to what the average white non-Hispanic man earned in the previous year.

February 16, 2021

(Montpelier) – Governor Scott has appointed Wendy Knight of Panton to serve a four-year term on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), the state’s non-partisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.

Commissioner Knight is a communications and marketing executive with over 20 years of government, corporate and entrepreneurial experience in advertising and marketing, food and beverage, healthcare, media, non-profit, and the publishing industries.

January 7, 2021

(Montpelier) – The Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) starts the new legislative session with a public event examining how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts economic aspects of women’s lives, especially for women of color in our state. 

December 22, 2020

(Montpelier, VT) – Speaker of the House Mitzi Johnson has appointed Kiah Morris of Bennington and Kerin Durfee of Burlington to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), the state’s non-partisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.

August 18, 2020

(Montpelier) – Speaker of the House, Mitzi Johnson has appointed Ashley Messier of Jericho to serve a four-year term on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), the state’s non-partisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.

July 6, 2020

(Montpelier) – The Senate Committee on Committees has appointed Sarah Mell of Winooski to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), the state’s non-partisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.

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