Educated Woman of the Week-Alison Mackey

Alison Mackey Professor, Parent, Advocate Where did you go to school and what did you study? BYU and Ohio State University BA Economics, MBA, Master of Organizational Behavior, PhD in Business Strategy Tell us about your school/work life: I am a visiting assistant professor of management at Westminster College and a visiting scholar at Brigham Young […]

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Educated Woman of the Week- Sumiko Martinez

Sumiko Martinez Community Outreach Officer and PhD student Where did you go to school and what did you study? Emery County High School, College of Eastern Utah, Westminster College, and the University of Utah. I earned a B.A. in English from Westminster, a M.S. in Communication from the U of U, and I am now […]

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Educated Woman of the Week- Whitney Hutchings

Whitney Hutchings Mother, Grad Student: Occupational Therapy Where did you go to school and what did you study? I graduated from BYU in 2011 with a bachelor’s in psychology. Then, I enrolled at UVU to do pre requisite courses for my graduate program, Occupational Therapy. Now I’m a graduate student at the University of Utah. […]

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Advice for Job Seeking Women From A Hiring Woman

I work as the Producing Director for Salt Lake Acting Company, where part of my responsibilities include interviewing job candidates for positions, alongside our Executive Artistic Director, Cynthia Fleming. Although I mostly hire for production and technical positions, this advice is applicable to all women in the job-seeking phase of their lives, whether searching for […]

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Rebecca Lockhart: A Utah Women’s Walk Honoree

“No one’s perfect, but I try to do what I know in my heart is right.” —Rebecca Lockhart, October 13, 2014 In 1997, when Rebecca Lockhart was twenty-nine years old, she was elected to the Utah House of Representatives to represent the people of Provo. She would remain in this position through 2014—a career of public […]

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How Following My Dreams Saved My Family

Like many Latter-day Saint girls, I was raised to anticipate marriage and motherhood. But I was also raised with an equally consistent injunction to be educated and ambitious, and it was never really questioned that, at least at some point, I would have a career. I grew up outside of Utah in a home where […]

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You’re Already Good Enough

Fresh on the heels of listening to the recording of “You’re Already Good Enough: How Embracing Imperfection and Cultivating Confidence Frees You to Influence and Lead,” I’m putting together an expressive arts project for homeless youth. As I work, I’m thinking, “That’s what these kids need to hear: ‘You’re already good enough!’” Then I pause. […]

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Mothers as Leaders

It is impossible to overestimate the value of mothers as leaders.  As the poet, William Ross Wallace, wrote, “The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.”  And we are all familiar with this quote from Abraham Lincoln:  “All I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” […]

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