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Vermont Works for Women Celebrates its 35th Year

Vermont Works for Women Celebrates its 35th Year

Founded in 1987, VWW has been working hard for 35 years to ensure all Vermont women can achieve economic security through employment. Our history has been shaped from its inception by gutsy women committed to the notion that women’s choices about work should be their own—and not the product of… Read More
February Break Fun with Rosie’s Girls at Generator Makerspace

February Break Fun with Rosie’s Girls at Generator Makerspace

Rosie’s Girls camp at Generator By Elaine Ezerins, Communications and Marketing Manager What are you passionate about? Female empowerment! The Ocean and its inhabitants! Mental Health and Neurodiversity! These were the responses of middle school youth participating in Vermont Works for Women’s Rosie’s Girls mini-camp at the… Read More
Fall Trailblazers class graduates in Rutland

Fall Trailblazers class graduates in Rutland

By Missy Mackin, Program Manager Vermont Works for Women (VWW) recently reached another milestone on November 19th when eleven women from Vermont, New York, Kentucky, and New Jersey graduated from the first Trailblazers session in Rutland. As part of our strategic goals to expand throughout Vermont, we were excited… Read More
News from Rosie’s Girls 2021 Camps!

News from Rosie’s Girls 2021 Camps!

Rosie’s Girls Camp is underway for the summer! It is so exciting to be back, offering in-person camps for middle school girls, non-binary, and gender non-conforming youth.  This week, VWW is leading Rosie’s Girls in Essex, our third week of camp this month. Community partners have already hosted camp… Read More
Rosie’s Girls Project Kits

Rosie’s Girls Project Kits

By Nell Carpenter, Youth Program Manager Every week of Rosie’s Girls summer camps we pack up our tools, PPE, art supplies and hardware into a truck and bring it to our host Tech Center for that week. This is a pretty well-known experience amongst those involved with Rosie’s Girls and… Read More
COVID-19 VT: Community Resources

COVID-19 VT: Community Resources

VWW has compiled a list of resources available for residents in Vermont during COVID-19, such as child care, food, unemployment assistance and more. We will continue to update this list as more resources are identified. 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
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