In honor of Emerge Vermont founder and first female Governor of Vermont, Governor Madeleine M. Kunin, the Board is pleased to open nominations for the first Annual Governor Madeleine M. Kunin Lifetime Achievement Award, to be presented at our Annual Event on April 22, 2017. Nominations due by March 24, 2017.

Three Emerge Vermont alumnae are running for local office on Vermont Town Meeting Day - Tuesday, March 7, 2017. It's crticially important for more woment to be elected to positions in our local towns and cities - only 21% of Vermont's municipal board members are women.

Watercolorist Lauren Wooden created this commemorative print to remember the Women's March in Montpelier and support the work of Emerge Vermont. A portion of all proceeds from the sale of Lauren's prints will go to Emerge. You can order postcards for your next party or a print to remember that special day at https://www.sisterscapes.com/shop-4. Thank you!

Join people & organizations from across Vermont in Montpelier on January 21st for the Women's March and Unity Rally. Then, run for local office this Town Meeting Day!

Read about our workshops and then register for the next one. We need women to step up all over the state to run for local office, support women candidates, and build the bench for future elections. Together, we can make our voices heard!

Put Yourself On The Ballot

Learn about the Emerge program, how to apply, and how to get connected to our incredible state and national network.

Support Our Work

Emerge Vermont needs your help to support our training and outreach efforts.