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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.




 

League of Women Voters

​100 Years Strong
League of Women Voters was founded February 14, 1920!  Local League chapters ​throughout Wisconsin are planning Centennial events and activities.
Find one in your community at
 https://my.lwv.org/wisconsin/​

19th AMENDMENT CENTENNIAL

​On June 10, 1919, Wisconsin became the first state to ratify the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.  The Amendment was enacted in August 1920.  Learn what Wisconsin is doing to celebrate the centennial, visit: ​

https://womenvotewi.wi.gov


FAST FACTS

​26%

of Wisconsin Circuit Court judicial seats are held by women - up from 19% in 2017 and 14% in 2005. Learn more Women in WI ​​Circuit Court 2019

SURVEY IS NOW CLOSED 

Watch the website and Facebook for findings in Wisconsin & nationally.

Voice​s of Women in America | National Survey Project​ 
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Please Share with other Wisconsin women.  

Survey linked above or find more info at www.nacw.org​.

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Wisconsin Women You Should Know About 

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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 offered biennially. Click here for more information on award categories and how to nominate a Trailblazer. Follow this page for updates.