October 28, 2013
Contact: Lilly Talbert, Communications and Program Coordinator
For Immediate Release
COMMISSION ON WOMEN HIRES CLAIRE ANDERSON GREENE
Claire Anderson Greene has joined the Vermont Commission on Women as Executive Staff Assistant. Ms. Greene holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from U.V.M. in Human Geography and Geospatial Technologies. She’s a former human rights advocate at La Fundacion Arcoiris in Ecuador through the School for International Training. Ms. Greene has been active in advocacy for women’s rights issues, including at Women Helping Battered Women as shelter and crisis worker, with Vermont Works for Women focusing on work readiness initiatives for incarcerated women at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility, and as residential counselor with the Lund Family Center, where she provided education and support to pregnant and parenting women and their children.
The Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) is an independent non-partisan state commission dedicated to advancing rights and opportunities for women in Vermont. Launched in 1964 in response to a nation-wide call to action from President Kennedy, VCW is made up of sixteen volunteer commissioners and an advisory council who guide VCW’s public education, coalition building, and advocacy efforts. VCW offers many services to the public, including a toll-free information and referral service at 800-881-1561 and many publications, including the handbook, The Legal Rights of Women in Vermont. For more information, visit women.vermont.gov.