Is Nontraditional for You?

The U.S. Department of Labor defines a non-traditional career for women as one in which 25% or less of those employed in the field are women. There are still over 100 occupations that fall into this category from architecture and construction, to firefighting and computer … Continued

Montana Women Work

The Beginnings of Women in Non-traditional Careers in MT Note: Many thanks to Montana Women’s History Matters for the incredible work they’ve done over the last decade bringing MT women’s stories to the forefront. This article takes excerpts from their … Continued

Summer — Featured PowerHouse Profile

Supporting and connecting with other women has always been something that Jen is passionate about. She started a local Women Entrepreneurs group as means to network, trade ideas & secrets and learn from those that share in the same struggles & triumphs.

WFM’s 2020 Grant Cycle

The Women’s Foundation of Montana Awards $36,000 in Grants to Benefit Montana Women and Girls Grants support STEM programs, advocacy, leadership programs, entrepreneurship, and wage-negotiation classes for Montana women and girls HELENA, MONT.—The Women’s Foundation of Montana, a program of … Continued

Impostor Syndrome

Have you ever felt like you’re a fraud in your workplace? That you have no idea how you got to where you are, and that you just don’t belong? You are not alone. Many high achievers share the same secret: … Continued

Equal Pay Day 2020

Today is Equal Pay Day 2020, the day on which we recognize and raise awareness about the gender pay gap. To put it simply, Equal Pay Day marks how far into the year women must work to earn what men … Continued

The History of Hand Sanitizer

In these uncertain times, we could all use a bit of a pick-me-up. Here’s a fun (and unexpected!) history of hand sanitzer. Hand sanitizer has been in the news a LOT in these last few weeks—because COVID-19 travels through human … Continued

A Conversation on Diversity and Inclusion…

…with myself. Alternatively titled: What is the difference between Diversity and Inclusion, and why does it matter so much? Diversity and Inclusion. Neither of these concepts are particularly new, so why does it seem like this topic a Really Big … Continued

A Montana Paid Leave Success Story

We at the Women’s Foundation of Montana believe that paid leave for employees is hugely important in cultivating a thriving workplace community, and ultimately society. Taking pressures away from folks who have new children, who have sick parents, or who … Continued

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