What Can We Do to Help More Girls and Women in Utah Strengthen their Confidence and Leadership?

In 2014, the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) team collected data from various sources to understand some of the issues in Utah regarding women, confidence, and leadership. The full set of results was published in a February 2015 research and policy brief titled, “Women, Confidence, and Leadership: What Do Utah Women Leaders Think?” In […]

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When Do Utah Women Struggle Most with Confidence and What Can We Do to Help?

In 2014, the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) team collected data from various sources to understand some of the issues in Utah regarding women, confidence, and leadership. The full set of results was published in a February 2015 research and policy brief titled, “Women, Confidence, and Leadership: What Do Utah Women Leaders Think?” In […]

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Utah Women, Poverty and Education

In the recent Utah Women and Leadership Project Research Snapshot on Poverty Among Utah Women, the relationship between education level and being able to rise above the poverty level is clear. From the snapshot: The gender wage gap in Utah is one of the highest in the nation; women are much more likely to work […]

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Why Does Utah Struggle with Getting More Women in Leadership Roles? Women’s Ideas about Women, Leadership, and Confidence

In 2014, the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) team collected data from various sources to understand some of the issues in Utah regarding women, confidence, and leadership. The full set of results was published in a February 2015 research and policy brief titled, “Women, Confidence, and Leadership: What Do Utah Women Leaders Think?” In […]

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Our Inherent Ability to Lead

It’s no secret that men and women are different, from the way we look to the way we behave.  Amongst those differences are inherent leadership strengths each gender boasts.  As female leaders, we often spend time focusing on men’s natural leadership qualities because men achieve and retain the majority of leadership positions, whether it’s on […]

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Marketing Yourself as a Leader

No one has to call you a leader before you can start being one.  Job title isn’t everything; employers are interested in what results and influence you bring to the table.  Here are 4 tips for crafting a strong, leadership-focused resume. Give Yourself Credit Don’t undersell your contributions.  You may not have had “manager” in […]

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Women Who Inspire Us

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In honor of this past Women’s History Month 2016, we wanted to highlight some of the women who have inspired us. The following women are some of the many who have changed our lives by their service, examples, and legacies. Brené Brown “Loving ourselves and owning our story through that process is the bravest thing […]

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