A Call To Action

These remarks were given by Tiffany Bluemle, Director, Change The Story at The Vermont Women’s Fund Annual Benefit on October 4, 2017.   “Two and a half years ago, in honor of its 20 anniversary, the Women’s Fund threw caution to the wind, linked arms with Vermont Works for Women …

FKG: Transforming the C-suite: Developing and Advancing Women Leaders

By: FORTUNE Knowledge Group Transforming the C-suite: Developing and Advancing Women Leaders This study examines gender parity in senior corporate leadership positions and provides six concrete recommendations for advancing gender diversity in the workplace. “It is broadly acknowledged that diversity improves financial performance and a majority of organizations have a formal gender …

4 Things You Can Do and 9 Data Points to Collect

4 Things You Can Do: 1. Prioritize gender balance on state boards and commissions, ad hoc committees and study groups. Eight states (three of them located in the Northeast) have chosen to prioritize gender balance on state boards and commissions through legislation. 2. Recognize and promote women business owners as critical players …

Economic Policy Institute: “Women’s work” and the gender pay gap

Source: Economic Policy Institute How discrimination, societal norms, and other forces affect women’s occupational choices—and their pay Summary What this report finds: Women are paid 79 cents for every dollar paid to men—despite the fact that over the last several decades millions more women have joined the workforce and made …

LedBetter Gender Equality Index

  LedBetter is a research group that runs a database and application showcasing the number of women in leadership at the world’s top consumer brands and companies. Its mission is to empower and educate consumers, policymakers, leaders, journalists and others about the companies they support and cover, and improve the …