Voices of Working Women (VOWW) is working to address the concerns of working women, in all jobs, at UMass Lowell

VOWW is a project co-sponsored by the Labor Education Program and the Center for Women and Work (CWW). Our goals are:

  • To share workplace experiences with others at UML
  • To identify issues that all working women at UML share
  • To create an understanding of the unique issues facing women in different types of jobs
  • To create a community of women involved in solving collectively defined issues/problems 

Climate Survey

Voices of Working Women (VOWW) has been working to improve flextime at UMass Lowell for the past few years. The issue of flex time was identified at VOWW luncheons as an area of concern for employees at UMass Lowell. To further our discussion with the university, we need your feedback. 
Lunch and a discussion about your climate at work. What makes your work climate good?

Past Events

VOWW Zoom meeting, Sept. 28, 2 p.m.
Brown Bag Lunch - Personal Career Development June 19, 2019
Annual VOWW Luncheon Nov. 14, 2018
Luncheon, "Moving Forward with Flextime," and:
  • Learn results of recent VOWW survey on flextime.
  • Share your experiences with seeking more flexible schedule to better meet personal needs. 
  • Learn about model flextime policies and collective bargaining language from other institutions.
UMass Lowell Retirement & You
Brown-bag lunch to discuss retirement at UML. Presentation by Human Resources.

Workplace Experiences

Free lunch to identify issues all working women share, identify unique issues facing women, create community of women, share workplace experiences.

VOWW's meeting minutes

Learn more about what VOWW is up to:

Want to get involved with VOWW? Contact Darcie_Boyer@uml.edu

Join the conversation on VOWW's facebook page.

VOWW at UMass Lowell is organized by the Labor Education Program and the Center for Women and Work.