Online and Distance Learning Opportunities

Online and Distance Learning Opportunities

Looking to plug a bit of career exploration or inspiration into your day? Check out our online and distance learning opportunities guide for some video, computer games/activities, worksheet, home activity, and book suggestions related to STEAM career exploration, career related skill development, gender based empowerment, and more! Need… Read More
COVID-19 VT: Community Resources

COVID-19 VT: Community Resources

VWW has begun compiling a list of resources available for residents in Vermont during COVID-19, such as child care, food, unemployment assistance and more. We will continue updating this list as more resources are identified. For 24/7 assistance in finding local services and support , please contact Vermont 2-1-1… Read More
Career Challenge Day @ Randolph Technical Center

Career Challenge Day @ Randolph Technical Center

Vermont Works for Women partnered with Randolph Technical Career Center to hold the 17th annual Career Challenge Day on November 21, 2019. Career Challenge Day is a free day-long career exploration event that provides girls and gender non-conforming youth in grades 6-9 with the opportunity to try hands-on activities… Read More
Chittenden Regional Correctional Center (CRCF): Realities of Re-Entry

Chittenden Regional Correctional Center (CRCF): Realities of Re-Entry

Vermont Works for Women is co-facilitating a new group at Chittenden Regional Correctional Center (CRCF) called Realities of Re-Entry. This group was developed through a new initiative by Superintendent Theresa Stone to improve the re-entry planning by inmates about to be released, and to support the work of case managers. Read More
Rosie’s Girls in the Third Space

Rosie’s Girls in the Third Space

Working on an electrical grid at Rosie’s Girls Solar afterschool in Winooski Testing the voltage of their friendship! We all know a ‘summer camp person.’ (That’s me! I’m a summer camp person!) For 20 years, Rosie’s Girls has been envisioned, spearheaded, and attended by summer camp people. While I will… Read More
Rosie’s Girls Alumni Highlight: Alissa Kenwood

Rosie’s Girls Alumni Highlight: Alissa Kenwood

“Watch me break the rules!” Alissa exclaims as she lists her many skills and interests, including welding and martial arts. Alissa Kenwood The ‘rules’ she’s referring to are the rules that society defines for women and girls about what they can and can’t do, and Alissa has… Read More
Enrichment Night at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility

Enrichment Night at Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility

Enrichment Night is a monthly event Vermont Works for Women hosts at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility (CRCF). The event allows participants to hear from a professional about their work, to learn about barriers and challenges presenters faced along their path, and to consider any tools or strategies that helped… Read More
Introducing VWW’s new Executive Director, Rhoni Basden

Introducing VWW’s new Executive Director, Rhoni Basden

Hello!I am honored and thrilled to have the opportunity to follow in Jen’s footsteps and serve as the new Executive Director of Vermont Works for Women. From the moment I learned of VWW, I was ignited by the ambitious mission, successful programs, and the leading role VWW plays… Read More
Tech @ Work Updates

Tech @ Work Updates

Tech @ Work is a monthly speaker series hosted by Vermont Works for Women and the Burlington Tech Center. The program is designed to introduce high school students to gender diverse professionals in non-traditional career fields. Tech @ Work: Auto Body Repair on Thursday, February 20, 2020 Erika Rouille… Read More