Vermont Commission on Women Statewide Event Calendar

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November 2020

Could You Use Some Help Right Now? With Pat Heffernan of Marketing Partners | WBON

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free – $20

Time is tight but there are two State of Vermont recovery programs still accepting applications from small businesses (and nonprofits). P Pat will briefly explain the process and benefits of the Small Business Recovery Technical Assistance program and the Expanded Emergency Economic Recovery Grant Program, answer questions, and share tips learned from her own business, clients, and colleagues about asking…

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Start Up: Comprehensive Business Planning | Mercy Connections

November 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

Ready for a Business Plan? Start Up: Comprehensive Business Planning – The next session begins August 18, 2020 and will run through mid-December.  The Women’s Small Business Program (WSBP), Start Up class has provided top-quality business education to entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs since 1989. This semester-long class helps women gain knowledge and build skills in the areas of business operations, marketing, and…

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Emma Willard: Early Female Education & Campaign for Suffrage | VT Humanities Council

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Emma Willard founded the first school for women’s higher education in the United States. Saint Michael’s History professor Susan Ouellette describes how the educational opportunities provided by Willard’s schools laid the groundwork for the early suffrage movement, although Willard was not a suffragist herself. Susan Ouellette is professor of History and American Studies at Saint Michael's College, and the author…

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Democracies, Libraries, and Free Information | VT Humanities Council

November 4 @ 7:00 pm

Democracy works only when citizens enjoy unfettered access to good information. But a broken system of publishing can impede this learning. UVM dean of libraries Bryn Geffert shares the innovative ways that some libraries get information into the hands of everyone who needs it. Register for this free talk Underwriter: University of Vermont Humanities Center Partner: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation…

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Power Forward | Center for Women & Enterprise VT

November 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Friday, happening 13 times

Free

The goal of this class to provide both the opportunity and information necessary to strategically think about your business and what you need to do to successfully move through COVID and into the future. This journey allows the student to move their thinking beyond the pre-COVID business road map and develop new strategies to power forward.  The course provides a…

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Make Money Move: A Candid Conversation About Money | BYP

November 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

2020 did not go as planned. Whether your finances have taken a beating, or you have taken these few months to save and start laying down the groundwork for your next big financial venture, you could use some financial guidance. From investing and navigating credit card debt to home buying and student loans, the team of experts at NEFCU are…

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Racism in America Forum Series 2020-2021 Focus on Vermont

November 10 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on November 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 13, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 5, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Free

Racism in America Forum Series 2020-2021 Focus on Vermont 2021 Sponsored by The Vermont Racial Justice Alliance Mount Mansfield Community Television and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Hosted by Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 273 Vermont Route 15, Jericho, Vermont Moderator: The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas, Pastor How far have we come as Americans in confronting racism? This is a topic that…

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Democracy 20/20 Discussion with Suzanne Brown

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 15, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Free

Vermont Humanities Digital Channels Please note: this free event will be held on Zoom, but pre-registration is required. The event is limited to 15 participants. Supplemental materials will be provided by email upon registration. Register to attend these free sessions.   Vermont Humanities program scholar Suzanne Brown will expertly lead attendees in a discussion of three short selections that will…

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“A Woman, Ain’t I?” | Vermont Humanities Council

November 14 @ 2:00 pm

American Association of University Women, Bennington Please note: this event will be hosted online by the American Association of University Women, Bennington Branch. To attend and receive the event login, register in advance by visiting bit.ly/AAUW-VT or by sending an email to aauwbennvt@gmail.com. Born a slave in New Paltz, New York, Isabella Baumfree walked away from slavery and in her travels…

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Steps to Start Your Business | CWE Vermont

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
$5

Where: Online When: Monday, 11/16/2020 9:30-11:30am Registration: https://cwewbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/976371 If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. In this workshop, you will learn to: • Develop your business ideas and planning • Consider your legal structure • Discuss choosing a name and entity • How to obtain…

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Steps to Grow Your Business | CWEVT

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Where: Online When: Wednesday, 11/18/2020 9-11am Registration: https://cwewbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/976374 Have you been in business for 2-4 years and earned some steady clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Has the pandemic disrupted your normal customers and you are looking to pivot? This workshop will cover some basic strategies to grow your revenue base and evaluate the direction your…

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Legal Considerations for New Business Owners | CWEVT

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

This workshop provides a high-level overview of a range of legal matters that entrepreneurs need to be aware of when starting a new company. Attending this workshop will help you avoid common mistakes and employ preventative measures that can protect and ensure the success of your new business.  Workshop topics will include: Different types of entity formations Contract basics Intellectual…

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Business Plan Basics | Center for Women & Enterprise

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$5

Where: Online When: Saturday, 11/21/2020 10am-12pm Registration: https://cwewbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/976378 This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan. Topics include: • Why you need to write a business plan • Overview of each section of a business plan • Research and writing tips • Resources for help and support We will also provide you with a sample business plan template to…

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A History of the Concept of Race | Vermont Humanities Council

November 29 @ 7:00 pm

The first European to divide the peoples of the world into distinct races, in the seventeenth century, claimed that the Sami people of northern Scandinavia were one of four races on earth; Native Americans, Europeans, South Asians, and North Africans together were considered a second race while sub-Saharan Africans were the third, and East Asians were the fourth. How did…

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December 2020

Friends with Academic Benefits: How College Friendship Networks Matter | Vermont Humanities Council

December 2 @ 7:00 pm

For her book Connecting in College, Dartmouth professor Janice McCabe examined 82 students’ friendships over five years and identified three types of friendship networks: tight-knitters, compartmentalizers, and samplers. Challenging views of friendships as either helping or harming, McCabe will show how and for whom friends help and hinder. Janice McCabe is Associate Professor of Sociology at Dartmouth College. Statewide Underwriters

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Charlotte Brontë Before Jane Eyre: The Making of a Graphic Biography

December 2 @ 7:00 pm
Free

Cartoonist Glynnis Fawkes explains the research and design processes she followed to create her graphic biography, Charlotte Brontë Before Jane Eyre. Focusing on two segments of the biography, she illuminates moments in Brontë’s life that were key to her literary success. lynnis Fawkes is a cartoonist and illustrator, and an instructor at the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, VT.…

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After “Migrant Mother:” The Promise and Peril of the First Green New Deal

December 2 @ 7:00 pm

Please note: due to the Covid-19 crisis, the October, November, and December 2020 First Wednesdays talks will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for these events. Registration for this event will open in mid-November. Immortalized in Dorothea Lange’s photographs of migrant workers, the Farm Security Administration helped rural Americans improve their lives through small loans and…

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Steps to Start a Business | CWEVT

December 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you.   In this workshop, you will learn to: Develop your business ideas and planning Consider your legal structure Discuss choosing a name and entity Learn how to obtain an employer identification number, licenses, permits and insurance Leave the…

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Steps to Grow Your Business | CWEVT

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$5

Where: Online When: Wednesday, 12/16/2020 3-5pm Registration: https://cwewbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/976375 Have you been in business for 2-4 years and earned some steady clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Has the pandemic disrupted your normal customers and you are looking to pivot? This workshop will cover some basic strategies to grow your revenue base and evaluate the direction your…

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Business Plan Basics | CWEVT

December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$5

CWEVT ONLINE: Business Plan Basics 12/17 Where: Online When: Thursday, 12/17/2020 2-4pm Registration: https://cwewbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/976379 This workshop provides an overview of writing a business plan. Topics include: • Why you need to write a business plan • Overview of each section of a business plan • Research and writing tips • Resources for help and support We will also provide you with…

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