News

  • Press Release
  • May 6, 2022

Emerge Vermont Expresses Gratitude for Treasurer Beth Pearce

The Emerge Vermont family wishes to extend our heartfelt gratitude, appreciation, and support to State Treasurer Beth Pearce as she retires from her ...
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  • Press Release
  • May 3, 2022

We must normalize majority women’s leadership. Our future depends on it.

Today is a turning point. Today Emerge Vermont redoubles our efforts to fulfill our mission of training as many women as possible to run for office. ...
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  • Op-Ed
  • Feb 21, 2022

Yes, that cartoon again.

Implicit biases are tough to let go of. It’s not just because they are so deeply ingrained in our society and in ourselves. It’s also because it ...
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  • Op-Ed
  • Jan 20, 2022

Infantilizing women is not OK.

Tim Newcomb’s cartoon in the January 19th edition of the Times Argus compares the three candidates running for the US House of Representatives. It ...
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  • Blog
  • Jan 3, 2022

Let’s avoid gender-based dog whistles this campaign season

A recent commentary in VTDigger advised Vermont voters to remember to think about the issues in the upcoming Congressional election. It warned voters ...
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  • Press Release
  • Dec 15, 2021

Announcing the Class of 2022!

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve selected our 2022 class! This year’s chosen group of 25 future women political leaders is Emerge ...
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  • Blog
  • Dec 9, 2021

Chickens, railroad crossings, and origin stories

Yesterday Facebook shared a long-forgotten memory with me. Back in 2008, I cryptically posted that I was “preparing for a big presentation before the ...
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  • Press Release
  • Dec 1, 2021

Emerge Vermont Announces Lift As We Rise Scholarship Fund

On Wednesday, Emerge Vermont, the state’s premiere organization that recruits and trains Democratic women to run for office, launched a new ...
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Electing a woman to Congress requires three key elements

Senator Leahy’s retirement from the U.S. Senate in 2022 and Congressman Welch’s decision to run for his seat bring the opportunity for Vermonters to ...
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Three qualified women running for the same seat

A small political time bomb exploded in Vermont when Sen. Patrick Leahy announced last week that he would not seek reelection to the U.S. ...
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