Belinda Han, Leadership Expert

Belinda S. Han Director, The Center for the Advancement of Leadership, Utah Valley University Briefly tell us about your academic/professional life: Ms. Han grew up in San Diego, California as the oldest of 7 children (5 brothers and 1 sister). She moved to Lehi, Utah while in high school and graduated from Lehi High. After […]

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Heeding The Call of Law School

I have heard many law students describe their decision to come to law school as a “calling,” and because when you choose to follow a path you also choose its destination, a “calling” to the law as well. Students’ stories of this “call” illustrate a spiritual impetus that moved them here with a hunger to acquire […]

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Women in STEM

When some people hear the word STEM they either think, “What does that stand for?” or “That isn’t for me.” In higher education STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) are male dominated majors. After college, STEM careers are also male dominated. Yet, even though it is a male dominated field, STEM is highly popular with women […]

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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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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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