New!  FAST FACTS: Women in the Wisconsin Legislature, 2015, new data based on the November 2014 General Elections, along with highlights of key benchmarks over the past three decades.

 


 

MoneySavvy


Know where you want to go or 
overwhelmed by where to start? 

Not sure what questions to ask or
just want a little inspiration?

 

Get MoneySavvy!

 

New! MoneySavvy Checklists
Quick and easy guidance from Experts to check out  your money strengths, challenges, and opportunities and connect with free resources you can use right away.

Want to get a handle on your Savings? Debt? Retirement?

Select a checklist by topic and learn about your financial challenges and opportunities, set goals, and find resources. Before you know it you will be SAVVY and on your way to a more secure financial future!

 

Retirement Toolkit
From the three federal agencies involved in key elements of your retirement planning and security: the Department of Labor, the Social Security Administration and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

 

 

   

Share Your $tory
Real stories from Real Women
Saving for the future, paying off debt, achieving goals - managing your money isn’t easy, but you aren't alone!  Get inspired and inspire others with your successes and strategies.  Share Your $tories on our comment board.  It doesn’t matter if your goals or achievements are big or small – we want to hear from you!
 

 


 

Status of Women

FAST FACTS on the Status of Women

FAST FACTS: Women and Manufacturing in Wisconsin

Infographic:  Struggline to Reach the Finish Line
Many women start post-secondary education but do not earn a degree.

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Nominate a Woman-Owned Business!

2016 Governor's Trailblazer Awards 

Nomination Form

 

 

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Governor's Trailblazer Awards!

 

Visit the Trailblazer Homepage

 

 

2014 Trailblazers

photo by Bruce Fritz Photography
Ó 2014 Bruce Fritz

 


 

The Women's Council is Wisconsin's statutory
commission on the status of women and girls.

With a broad mandate, the agency's program agenda is set by a 15-member Women's Council appointed by the Governor and Legislative Leaders. The 2013-2014 agenda is focused on:

 

Financial Literacy for Women
programs, resources and best practices   

Women's Business Ownership
outreach and advocacy

Status of Women
research

 

For more information on the board, mission and history of the Council, see About Us.

 

Council News:

Cindy Block Appointed to Women's Council Board (Nov. 2014)

 

 

Special thanks to Cricket Design Works for developing the Wisconsin Women's Council logo and 30th Anniversary Logo, as well as for providing graphic design and consulting services on a variety of Women's Council programs and publications.

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  • Highlights

  • 2014 Status of Girls in WI
    NEW! Report on the Status of Girls in Wisconsin from the Research Center for Women and Girls at Alverno College.
  • Facts about Women and Manufacturing in Wisconsin
    NEW! Did you know the Manufacturing Industry is the 2nd largest employer for women in Wisconsin? Check out these FAST FACTS on women and manufacturing.
  • Rosie Revisited Symposium
    NEW! Watch video of U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and other presenters and panelists at the Oct. 20, 2014 event on women and manufacturing in Wisconsin. (links to WisconsinEye web site)
  • State Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification
    The WBE certification ensures entities that chose to do business with women-owned businesses are confident that their reporting of dollars spent with WBEs will be verifiable and credible. Certified WBEs are eligible to be listed in the State of Wisconsin Directory of Women-Owned Businesses.
  • Find a Women's Fund
    Find a Women's Fund in your community! Wisconsin's Women's Funds empower all women, whether they have $5 or $5,000, to become philanthropists and participate in shaping the future of their communities.

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