Vermont Commission on Women

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

News Release — Vermont Commission on Women Jan. 25, 2017 Contact: Lilly Talbert | Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) 802-828-2841 | 802-498-8806 (cell) 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 […]

Organizations Supporting Gender Equity Issues Join Forces with Women Business Owners Network

News Release — Women Business Owners Network September 26, 2016 Contact: Jill M Davies 203 919 6393 Women Business Owners Network (WBON), along with the Vermont Commission on Women and Change The Story, are teaming up for WBON’s 2016 statewide fall conference Wednesday, October 19th at the Vermont State House. Any woman who currently owns […]

Watch a live gubernatorial debate on women’s issues at noon today

Live video streaming of the forum from the Statehouse will be available through ORCA Media and via Facebook.

Women’s Organizations Host Statehouse Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

News Release — Vermont Commission for Women Sept. 9, 2016 Contact: Lilly Talbert, VCW Staff 802-828-2841 (Montpelier) – A Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Women’s Issues will take place Thursday, September 22nd from 12:00 to 1:30 at the Vermont State House in Montpelier. This non-partisan event is presented by the Vermont Commission on Women, the League […]

Women’s Organizations Host Statehouse Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

News Release — Vermont Commission on Women Sept. 7, 2016 Contact: Lilly Talbert, VCW Staff | 802-828-2841 (Montpelier) – A Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Women’s Issues will take place Thursday, September 22nd from 12:00 to 1:30 at the Vermont State House in Montpelier. This non-partisan event is presented by the Vermont Commission on Women, the […]

Cathy Frey reappointed to Vermont Commission on Women

News Release — Vermont Commission on Women Oct. 23, 2015 Contact: Lilly Talbert, VCW Staff 802-828-2841 (Montpelier) – Rep. Shap Smith, Speaker of the Vermont House has appointed Cathy Frey of Barre to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women. Commissioner Frey is Professor of Mathematics at Norwich University and serves as Vice Chair of […]

Carol Buchdahl, Susie Hudson and Colin Ryan appointed to Vermont Commission on Women

News Release — Vermont Commission on Women Sept. 1, 2015 Contact: Lilly Talbert Vermont Commission on Women 802-828-2841   (Montpelier) – The Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) is a non-partisan state agency advancing rights and opportunities for women and girls. Sixteen volunteer commissioners and representatives from organizations concerned with women’s issues guide VCW’s public education, […]

Gov. Shumlin reappoints Ruth Finn to the Vermont Commission on Women

News Release — Vermont Commission on Women June 30, 2015 Contact: Lilly Talbert VCW Staff 802-828-2841 (Montpelier) – Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed Ruth Finn of Barre to serve a third term as Commissioner on the state’s Vermont Commission on Women (VCW). Ms. Finn has served on the VCW since 2003 and brings a wealth […]

VCW View: On one measure of the wage gap, Vermont is #1

Cary Brown, Executive Director of the Vermont Commission on Women, working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls, applauded news that Vermont’s most recent gender wage gap number, 91.3%, in several recently released reports on working women from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), was best in the nation.

On one measure of the wage gap, Vermont is #1

For Immediate Release Contact: Lilly Talbert, Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) 802-828-2841 | 800-881-1561 | Cell: 802-498-8806 ON ONE MEASURE OF THE WAGE GAP, VERMONT IS #1 (Montpelier) – Cary Brown, Executive Director of the Vermont Commission on Women which works to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls, applauded news that Vermont’s most […]

State commission promotes awareness of women’s issues at legislative luncheon

The Vermont Commission on Women welcomed back legislators at a Capitol Plaza Hotel luncheon today sponsored by the commission’s Education and Research Foundation.

State commission promotes awareness of women’s issues at legislative luncheon

News release — Vermont Commission on Women Contact: Lilly Talbert 802-828-2841 | 800-881-1561 | Cell: 802-498-8806 STATE COMMISSION PROMOTES AWARENESS OF WOMEN’S ISSUES AT LEGISLATIVE LUNCHEON (Montpelier) – The Vermont Commission on Women welcomed back legislators at a Capitol Plaza Hotel luncheon today sponsored by the commission’s Education and Research Foundation. The group focused on […]

Nancy E. Lavarnway reappointed to Vermont Commission on Women

Nancy E. LaVarnway of Northfield has been reappointed to the Vermont Commission on Women for a second 4-year term.

Governor appoints Kerry Secrest to Vermont Commission on Women

Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed Kerry Secrest of Brattleboro to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW).