Utah Women and Mental Health Snapshot

The following post is adapted from the Research Snapshot Utah Women and Mental Health, published November 1, 2017. To see all referenced sources please view the full Snapshot on our website.  A national report stated that in 2015 nearly 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. (43.4 million, or 17.9%) suffered from a mental illness and […]

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May 2, 2018 Utah Women Newsletter

Colleagues, The Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) has a number of women and leadership announcements (research, events, and cool resources) this month! First, today we are releasing our 4-year update of the brief titled “The Status of Women Leaders in Utah Business: A 2018 Update.” My co-authors on this report include Shirlayne Quayle (Founder, […]

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Sexual Harassment: What Utahns Need to Know Snapshot

The following post is adapted from the Research Snapshot Sexual Harassment: What Utahns Need to Know, published November 1, 2017. To see all referenced sources please view the full Snapshot on our website.  Women who reported sexual harassment, the “silence breakers,” were chosen by Time magazine as the person of the year for 2017 Although workplace sexual harassment […]

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March 1, 2018 Utah Women Newsletter

Colleagues, The Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) has a number of women and leadership announcements this month: First, we are releasing a new research snapshot today titled “Sexual Harassment: What Utahns Need to Know.” Thanks to co-authors Robbyn Scribner and Dr. Amber Thackeray for their wonderful work. We have also started tracking other research […]

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January 4, 2018 Utah Women Newsletter

Colleagues, The Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) has a number of women and leadership announcements this month: First, we will be hosting a workshop for organizational leaders and HR professionals on February 28th (7:30-10:00am) titled “Advancing Gender Equality in the Workplace: What Works.” It will be held at Thanksgiving Point, and I will be […]

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unpaid care work in Utah

Unpaid Care Work Among Utah Women

In the fall of 2017 the Utah Women and Leadership Project with the YWCA of Utah identified gaps and strategies to combat unpaid care work in Utah. Unpaid care work in Utah was disscussed after the release of a research snapshot title Unpaid Care Work Among Utah Women. The snapshot details shocking statics that demonstrate the amount of […]

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She Talks: Finding your voice and the courage to use it

Over the weekend the Utah Women and Leadership Project hosted the fall session of She Talks Utah a leadership speaker and dialogue series. Five inspirational women from around the state spoke on this season’s theme: Finding our voices and the courage to use them. Each speaker had a unique take on what it means to […]

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Utah educated women

Utah’s Educated Woman of the Month- Jenny McCulloch

The Utah educated women blogs are an effort to shine the spotlight on incredible women around the state, the Utah Women and Leadership Project is selecting one woman per month to be featured here and all of our social media platforms.  These inspiring women come from all walks of life.  They’re mothers, entrepreneurs, educators, doctors, […]

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