You Can Do Anything!
Overcome self-imposed limits
Do you impose limits on yourself? Are there jobs and careers you believe are beyond reach for you (or any girl or woman)? Vermont Works for Women and its partners help women and girls overcome the gender limits learned from an early age.
There are no limits … Check out three examples of girls and women pursuing the unexpected.
Hailie Degan, professional stock car racing driver
Astronauts in the first all-woman spacewalk
Nina MacLaughlin, from writer to carpenter
Non-traditional occupations for women are careers that have traditionally been filled by men. That is, women make up less than 25% of those employed in each such occupation.
Did You Know…
- Jobs in non-traditional occupations for women have much higher wages than jobs that are traditionally female.
- There is a high demand for workers in the construction trades.
- Non-traditional occupations provide great opportunities for women in Vermont.
How We Can Help
Explore what Vermont Works for Women and its partners offer for:
- Programs for middle-school girls, high-school girls, and women
- Services for educators, technical schools, and employers
This program is funded in part by the U.S. Department of Labor Education and Training Administration.