Issued From Governor Shumlin's Office
(Montpelier) – Cary Brown, Executive Director of the Vermont Commission on Women which works to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls, applauded news that Vermont’s most recent gender wage gap number is 91.3%. In several recently released reports on working women from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Vermont's was best in the nation.
Issued: January 15, 2015
(Montpelier) – The Vermont Commission on Women welcomed back legislators at a Capitol Plaza Hotel luncheon today sponsored by the commission’s Education and Research Foundation.
What: Washington County Community Conversation on Early Childhood and the Future of Vermont. Features sneak peek of PBS’s new The Raising of America documentary.
When: Tuesday, October 28th, from 5:30-7:30 PM
Where: Pavilion Auditorium, 109 State Street, Montpelier
(Montpelier) – Saint Albans mayor Elizabeth Gamache will moderate a panel discussion on Successful Reentry for Women in Corrections Wednesday evening, October 8th, 5:30 - 7:00 pm in Council Chambers at St. Albans City Hall.
Senate Committee on Committees Reappoints Nancy E. LaVarnway of Northfield to VT Commission on Women
(Montpelier) – Nancy E. LaVarnway of Northfield has been reappointed to the Vermont Commission on Women for a second 4-year term.
(Montpelier) –Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed Kerry Secrest of Brattleboro to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW).
Commissioner Secrest is a leadership coach for individuals and organizations through Watershed Coaching, her Brattleboro-based firm focusing on executive coaching, women’s leadership, team coaching, and leadership training.
Issued: Thursday, October 1, 2014
Issued: September 18, 2014
(Montpelier) - In 2005, the Vermont Agency of Human Services (AHS) developed the Incarcerated Women’s Initiative (IWI) to address the growing number of women in prison and minimize the impact on the inmates’ children, families and communities.
(Montpelier) – Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives Shap Smith has appointed Lynn Batchelor of Derby Line to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW).