THANK YOU!

Really, you rock!   Change The Story is flying high on the response to Senator Leahy’s Women’s Economic Opportunity Conference and we are so honored to have been asked to partner with Senator Leahy to organize the event in its 21st year. Together, we built greater awareness of our research …

What will YOU do?

What will YOU do? Identify one thing you will do now to advance women’s progress.  This is a question we asked you at the end of #LeahyWEOC and WOW!  you responded with some GREAT ideas. In fact, they are all in this nifty Padlet. We encourage you to scroll through. If …

VT Storytellers Take the Stage at WEOC on September 16

Do you love stories? Have you ever heard one told live? Join us on the afternoon of Saturday, September 16th from 1:15-2:45pm for a one-of-a-kind “Moth-inspired” event, part of Senator Leahy’s 21st Annual Women’s Economic Opportunity Conference. It will be held at Judd Hall at Vermont Technical College in Randolph, VT. …

Senator Leahy’s 21st Annual Women’s Economic Opportunity Conference

 You are invited to Senator Leahy’s 21st Annual Women’s Economic Opportunity Conference! It’s free and open to men and women! The 2017 conference includes a keynote address by Mary Alice McKenzie and workshops hosted by Vermont presenters. This year’s conference will also highlight the work of Change The Story VT …

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 …

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 …

VT Commission on Women Celebrates 100th Signer to Vermont Equal Pay Compact

January 25, 2017 (Montpelier, VT): The Vermont Commission on Women’s Equal Pay Compact, a voluntary online pledge enabling Vermont-based employers to learn more about and to indicate a commitment to closing the gender wage gap, just celebrated an important milestone: the 100th employer to sign on. “This project launched on …