Women's Experiences vs. "Year of the Woman." Again.

Tiffany Bluemle heads a new alliance of women's organizations in Vermont that has gathered formidable data in the economic arena not usually visible. Change the Story is engaged in persuasive dialogue with businesses and state government. it's an example of what's possible when women put their heads together, especially when, like Tiffany,  their heads are as wise as their hearts. 

Women's Economic Status


The International Finance Corporation with the World Bank estimates that women perform 66 percent of the world’s work, produce 50 percent of its food, but earn just 10 percent of global income. 

Women comprise two-thirds of the world’s illiterate people, and one-third of the world’s girls are married before age eighteen. 

Women own 30 percent of registered businesses worldwide, but only 1 percent of property.

Say what?!