New!  Updated statistics on women in the Wisconsin State Legislature and the Judiciary.  

2017 Women in the Legislature

     Women in State and Local
           Elected Office in WI
  a data collection project of the
    Wisconsin Women's Council

 


2016 GOVERNOR'S TRAILBLAZER AWARDS
for WOMEN in BUSINESS

Congratulations!
to the 2016 Governor's Trailblazer Award Recipients  

Photo by @2016 Bruce Fritz

 

seated

Janey Brandt (Wauwatosa Day Care & Learning Centers)

Loriana Armstrong (Armstrong General Contracting)

Latrice Milton (Milton Family Law)

Lise Meyer Kobussen (Meyer Insurance Agency)

Joan Collins (Joan Collins Publicity)

Laura Groenier (Silver Leaf Design)

 

standing

Rosemary Krause (Wauwatosa Day Care & Learning Centers)

Cheryl Treeland (Treeland Resorts)

Nan Zamdars (Nan M. Zamdars, Inc.)

Penny Myers for Carol Oxley (Target Corporation)

Governor Scott Walker

Mary Brazeau Brown (Glacial Lake Cranberries)

Peggy Coakley (Coakley Brothers)

Melanie Lichtfeld (Lichtfeld Plumbing)

Ann Schlaefer (Schlaefer Optometrists)

Bela Roongta (belabela)

Laura Gallagher (The Creative Company) 

Trailblazer Homepage 



ABOUT US

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

Next meeting of the Women's Council

Wednesday, March 1, 2016
11:30AM  Wisconsin State Capitol


 

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 2015-2016 agenda is focused on:

Anti-Human Trafficking

Women in Non-Traditional Occupations
Women in Manufacturing

Women's Business Ownership
programs, resources and best practices 

Financial Literacy for Women
programs, resources and best practices 

Status of Women
research

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

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  • Trailblazer Awards
    2016 Governor's Trailblazer Awards for Women in Business. Click here for forms & info about the awards and past winners!
  • WBE Certification
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  • Find a Women's Fund
    Find a Women's Fund in your community!

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