Education Matters: The Impacts of Systemic Inequity in Vermont

Education Matters: The Impacts of Systemic Inequity in Vermont examines the impacts of rising social inequality on Vermont students and student achievement by looking at indicators like standardized test scores, school size, disciplinary practices, out-of-school time, and graduation rates. “Educating our children is one of our state’s most important responsibilities, …

Middlebury College Perpetuates Vermont’s Gender-based Labor Divide

By Hye-Jin Kim and Rebecca Walker | May 11, 2016 “Vermont’s reputation for progressive and liberal politics may be undeserved, at least when it comes to labor-gender equality. A recent report by “Change the Story,” a statewide initiative devoted to female economic empowerment, revealed that little has changed in Vermont for …

Girls In Tech

  Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit focused on the engagement, education and empowerment of girls and women who are passionate about technology. Our aim is to accelerate the growth of innovative women who are entering into the high-tech industry and building successful startups. Created in February 2007 …

Women’s Empowerment Principles

“The Women’s Empowerment Principles are a set of Principles for business offering guidance on how to empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community. They are the result of a collaboration between the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) and the United Nations …

Vermont Tech Announces Enrollment Targets For Gender Equity Initiative

“At a recent press conference, Vermont Tech announced their initiative to tackle workforce development, economic development and gender equity by significantly increasing participation rates among women in several historically male-dominated fields.  The college has set new annual female enrollment growth targets in civil and environmental engineering technology, computer information technology, …

Vermont Tech Announces Enrollment Targets For Gender Equity Initiative

“At a recent press conference, Vermont Tech announced their initiative to tackle workforce development, economic development and gender equity by significantly increasing participation rates among women in several historically male-dominated fields.  The college has set new annual female enrollment growth targets in civil and environmental engineering technology, computer information technology, …