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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Women's Council promotes initiatives to empower women, serves as a clearinghouse for information on programs and resources, conducts research on the status of women, and engages in unique partnerships to address barriers and inequalities affecting Wisconsin women. The Women's Council is comprised of 15 members appointed by the Governor and Legislative leaders.




 

America's Heros

THANK YOU! to the women and men working tirelessly on the frontlines battling COVID-19 and keeping essential businesses and services going across Wisconsin.

FAST FACTS

88%


of the 3.3 Million Registered Nurses in the United States are women.



​​​​​​Take the Survey Now: English Hmong | Spanish 
Watch a ​Brief Infor​​​mational Video: 

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Healthy Hear​​​​ts Flyer: English  Hmong  Spanish


WHO 

Women ages 18 - 65

Emphasis on women from communities of color

Wisconsin Residents

Connection to heart health diagnoses - such as high blood pressure, heart attack, high cholesterol, heart disease) either through personal experience or through caregiving for a family member or friend.


WHY 

Heart disease is the number one leading cause of death throughout Wisconsin. Notably, communities of color are disproportionately impacted​.


WHAT

We want to learn more about your connections to heart health education and supports in your community. A partership of Wisconsin state agenies, non-private and private partners, including statewide health systems, insurance companies, and health-centered community organizations, are working to develop ways to improve heart health outcomes for communities of color around the state.

Data from the survey will be collected and presented at a statewide Wisconsin Heart Health Symposium this October, with attendees from health systems, public health representatives, community organizations, and insurance leaders across Wisconsin.


Your survey responses are Confidential. We take your privacy seriously and responses will only be shared in aggregate form. Your name and contact informationn will never be used or linked to your responses.


This Healthy Hearts project is made possible through the support of

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Invitation Email in Spanish

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Program Spotlight


TB Logo generic sm.jpg  Wisconsin's Governor's Trailblazer Awards for Women in Business

The Governor’s Trailblazer Awards celebrate women's long history of entrepreneurship and deep roots in Wisconsin's broader business community.  The Awards recognize the success of women business owners whose work has carved a path for women business owners today.  

Since 2007, more than 80 women, across 32 Wisconsin counties, have been recognized with a Governor's Trailblazer Award for Women in Business. These Trailblazers come from across Wisconsin, representing businesses large and small and a wide range of industries.  

Awards are currently postponed. Additional information will be provided as available. Follow this page for updates.