2017 Status Report: Vermont Women and Leadership

    This is the fourth in a series of reports published by Change The Story on topics related to women’s economic status. There are a number of important connections between women’s leadership in political, civic and professional spheres and women’s economic security. Perhaps most obvious is the fact that leadership …

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 …

Breaking Down Gender Bias: A Toolkit for Construction Business Owners

Breaking down the gender bias

By: Helm Construction Solutions (buildhelm.com) This toolkit was developed by Kate Stephenson and Mel Baiser of HELM Construction Solutions with help and feedback from many of our colleagues in the building trades and social justice movements. It includes topics like: Defining the Challenge Changing Company Culture Hiring and Retaining a Diverse …

2016 Status Report: Women’s Business Ownership and the Vermont Economy

This is the third in a series of briefs published by Change The Story on topics related to women’s economic status. This report focuses specifically on business ownership by women and its potential to bolster and invigorate Vermont’s economy. Like the majority of national and regional reports on businesses, this …

2016 Status Report: Where VT Women Work…and Why It Matters

This is the second in a series of briefs published by Change The Story on topics related to women’s economic status.  This report focuses specifically on occupational segregation, its impact on women’s wages, and the way in which it compromises Vermont’s ability to make the most of home-grown talent. Much of the data …

AAUW Barriers and Bias: The Status of Women in Leadership

“Women are not new to leadership; think of Cleopatra or Queen Elizabeth. Think of the women who led the civil rights and education reform movements. But women are still outnumbered by men in the most prestigious positions, from Capitol Hill to the board room. Barriers and Bias: The Status of …

Why So Many Thirtysomething Women Are Leaving Your Company

  “What is the main reason women in their early thirties are leaving your company? Organizational leaders report that women are leaving primarily because of flexibility needs and family demands. Women in their thirties disagree. A recent global ICEDR study revealed that leaders believe that the majority of women around the …

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 …