This topical and energetic day-long regional conference, featuring keynote speaker Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, and including ample opportunity for cross-sector dialogue, learning, and collaboration. This conference, the third of its kind, attracts 450+ leaders of ALL ages – women and men – from diverse communities and organizations in the six New England states with the shared goal of creating sustainable economic and social change for women and their families.
Workshop tracks include the following themes: Policy Solutions for Low-Wage Workers; Sexual Harassment in the Workplace; Achieving Equal Pay – State Legislative Lessons and Wins. VCW’s own Cary Brown and Lisa Senecal are featured workshop panelists, along with Representative Sarah Copeland-Hanzas. NEW this year: a special workshop track for politically ambitious young women leaders, facilitated by non-partisan IGNITE! High school and college age women in this track will receive both policy and political training, encouraging the next generation of women leaders. Tickets for this special track are $25 – Vermont students registering will place VCW in sponsor information.
Following the conference, join the reception to honor “Women Who Dared to Run” at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute, celebrating all women who ran for office in our region in 2018.
Reduced rate tickets available for $50 for attendees who are students, unemployed, or whose annual income is less than $60,000. Please click here for detailed conference information and here to register.