unpaid care work in Utah

Unpaid Care Work Among Utah Women

Unpaid care work in Utah primarily affects 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 […]

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Re-thinking Social Media and Your Voice

The Utah Women in Leadership Project teamed up with Utah Education Network (UEN) for the Utah Women’s Speaker and Dialogue Series, an event which hosted four speakers tackling issues pertinent to the success of women and girls around the state. This post will highlight Sui Lang Panoke and her presentation on social media and finding your voice. […]

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Utah Women’s Access to Health Care

Women’s Health Care Access in Utah In September of 2017 the Utah Women and Leadership Project with the YWCA of Utah identified gaps and strategies to increase Utah women’s access to health care. Utah women’s access to health care is consistently sighted as a barrier for women in terms of advancing their careers and lifestyle. […]

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Educated Woman of the Month

The Utah Women & Education Initiative wants to showcase the many remarkable educated women who serve as a role models and inspire others. We select women who are getting and/or using their education in various wonderful ways and making an impact on those around them.  Educated Women of the Month are publically recognized and highlighted […]

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Gender Wage Gap in Utah

Gender Wage Gap in Utah In June of 2017 the Utah Women and Leadership Project with YWCA met with thought leaders in Utah to discuss the gender wage gap in Utah and identify strategies to move toward equitable pay for all genders. The gender wage gap in Utah ranks 4th largest in the nation. Local […]

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Utah Women’s Access to Child Care

Utah Women’s Access to Child Care: education, awareness and political activity are the key.  In the spring of 2017 the Utah Women and Leadership Project with the YWCA of Utah identified gaps and potential interventions when it comes to Utah women’s access to child care in Utah. Utah women’s access to child care affects potential […]

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Educated Woman of the Week- Dr. Susan Madsen

Orin R. Woodbury Professor of Leadership & Ethics, Utah Valley University Professor of Management Director, Utah Women and Education Initiative Director, Utah Women and Leadership Project Fellow, The Leadership Trust Foundation (Ross-on-Wye, England) Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Economic and Business (University of Zagreb, Croatia) Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Lancaster Leadership Centre (Lancaster University, U.K.)   Briefly […]

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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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