This Vermont CEO is picking up the tab for employees attending the Women’s March

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nna Carpenter, the co-owner and CEO of Burton Snowboards, is a huge proponent of women’s rights and she has the receipts to prove it. When word spread about the upcoming Women’s March in Washington, D.C. she knew that many of her employees would be making the trek from Vermont. That’s why she offered to cover two nights hotel and $250 towards a plane ticket for any worker planning on attending the march. As a proponent of women’s equality, she wanted to do her part to help with the March’s numbers and help her employees’ experience. In an interview with Cosmopolitan she said, “Having a hotel room makes all the difference.” (As someone who has traveled a lot for work, I totally agree. This woman has a heart of gold.)Carpenter’s interview is a great read if you’re especially interested in gender equity issues in the workplace. This woman has made a tremendous effort to practice what she preaches by working to make Burton a great place to work for everyone. And it seems she’s doing a pretty good job. Carpenter explained:

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