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: Culinary Arts on Monday, November 4 Leslie McCrorey Wells Today,… Read More
Women Can Do 2019 Highlights

Women Can Do 2019 Highlights

For our 21st annual Women Can Do conference on October 17, 2019, the local weather forecast called for a Nor’easter with 100% chance of heavy rain, and 35 mph winds. However, the tents were up, permission slips collected, buses scheduled, and food ordered. Nothing was going to stop… Read More
Our Campers are Building What?!

Our Campers are Building What?!

By Nell Carpenter, Rosie’s Girls Coordinator Campers working together to build a picnic table This past summer, I received a text from a Rosie’s Girls instructor one Thursday morning asking, “Where’s the hardware for the picnic table? We’re doing it!” The picnic table she was referring to was, last… Read More
Celebrating Rosie’s Girls big 2-0 with Camp Libs

Celebrating Rosie’s Girls big 2-0 with Camp Libs

This summer marks the 20th anniversary of Vermont Works for Women's Rosie's Girls camp. To celebrate, we asked former and current campers, supporters, friends, and staff to tell us about their Rosie's Girls experience by completing our fun new Camp Lib. Check out some of their responses! Read More
Bringing STEM into the lives of young girls – Logic Supply

Bringing STEM into the lives of young girls – Logic Supply

We are the sum of our experiences, and what we experience early on is the catalyst to helping us create who we become. Which is why it is so important that programs like Rosie’s Girls exist, to provide young girls the opportunity to learn a variety of skills that they might not otherwise encounter through conventional learning. Read More
Girls Tech: Inviting Girls to Explore Tech Centers – Alison Lamagna

Girls Tech: Inviting Girls to Explore Tech Centers – Alison Lamagna

Using our guiding principles of Challenge by Choice, using inclusive language and encouraging positive self-esteem, we create safe spaces – free from judgement – where young women and gender non-conforming youth feel secure stepping outside of their comfort zones and trying new things in a way they may not have done in another setting or a mixed group. Read More
Part of the Conversation

Part of the Conversation

If women and non-binary folks are not designing, building, and testing the work, then their needs and perspectives will also be left out of the vision. Read More
20 Years of Women Can Do

20 Years of Women Can Do

Vermont Works for Women’s flagship event, Women Can Do, celebrates its 20th anniversary this October 11th! Therefore, it was timely and unique that we had the opportunity to... Read More