Greater Burlington Women's Forum

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Greater Burlington Women's Forum is a group of women who gather regularly for inspiring educational programs and networking. More information at: www.btvwomen.org

Programs in this Series

Format: 2019-07-18
Format: 2019-07-18
Real Talk - Young People & Healthy Relationships - 04/30/2019
Are you curious about what dating life is REALLY like for today’s youth? A panel of experts will share what really goes on in the community each and every day in teen relationships, discuss the dynamics of sexual and gender-based violence, and...
Put Your Money Where It Matters - An Introduction to 'Impact Investing' for Women - 03/28/2019
Investing can be an intimidating word - it makes us think of ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ and volatile stock markets - but it doesn’t have to be scary. Impact investing (as we’ll talk about it) is about putting your money where your...
Women Preventing Gun-Related Domestic Violence - FIVE AWAKE Film Screening & Panel - 01/09/2019
The Greater Burlington Women’s Forum, in conjunction with GunSense Vermont and Steps to End Domestic Violence, is hosting an evening documentary screening of "Five Awake" and a panel discussion featuring Donna Dees, the...
Women In Tech - Where Have all The Women Gone? - 11/15/2018
In 1985, 37% of computer science bachelor degree recipients in the U.S. were women. By 2016, that number had dropped to 19%.* In Vermont, it’s even lower: a scant 14% of computer science program graduates from UVM and Vermont state colleges...
Trailblazing - Women in Police, Fire, & Corrections - 10/03/2018
Women in law enforcement, fire fighting, and corrections spend their days doing their best to keep our community safe. In this forum, women in these challenging careers will share their stories. We'll hear about what drew them to choose their...
Women and the Power of Giving - 05/16/2018
Gender matters in charitable giving - as women, we contribute our financial resources and time differently than men. We play a significant role in improving our communities and focusing energy on our most pressing societal problems. So, how are we,...
Beyond #MeToo - Workplace Sexual Harassment - 03/23/2018
Sexual harassment and abuse charges against powerful personalities have created a kind of public reckoning. Our shared voices in the media and the #MeToo movement are driving change, yet pushing back against the behavior patterns of sexual...
Muslim Girls Making Change - 03/02/2018
Activist-performer youth slam poetry group Muslim Girls Making Change (MGMC) will present their powerful words in a performance at the Greater Burlington Women's Forum on Friday, March 2. These local high school stars, Kiran Waqar, Hawa Adam,...
The Gifts of Mindfulness - 01/10/2018
The topic of "mindfulness" can conjure up a range of emotions, from discomfort to joy. Join the Greater Burlington Women's Forum in exploring mindful ways to develop healthier relationships with our thoughts, food, and our bodies. As...
Hidden Disabilities - 11/16/2017
Deaf, autism, dyslexia, hard of hearing, neurological issues, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, psychiatric disability, intellectual disabilities, multiple sclerosis. This is a short list of specific disabilities people live with...
Burlington High School Students Respond to Miss Representation - 02/05/2015
The Greater Burlington Women's Forum presented the movie Miss Representation at Burlington High School. After the showing, students share their thoughts on how the movie impacted them and what changes they would like to see made to the portrayl...

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PEG TV Summer Study Committee Meets to Discuss Potential Funding Sources

On June 20th, Governor Phil Scott signed the Broadband Bill - now Act 79 of 2019 - in Dover, Vermont. This new law aims to expand access to broadband services and also includes a Study Committee that will consider issues related to the future availability and funding of Public, Educational, and Government (PEG) access television.

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