Harnessing the Power of our Human Potential

I have come to realize that I am a product of “hardy stock” –a line of strong women. Both my mother and her mother were born in Pacific Junction, Iowa, a town that regularly experiences the flooding of the Missouri River. When I asked my mother “why do people stay?”  Her reply was, “It’s their […]

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What Confidence Concepts Resonate Most with Utah Women?

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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New Study Says Lack of Confidence is a Barrier

What keeps women in Utah from becoming more engaged and developing their capacity for leadership, both formal and informal? Confidence is at least part of the answer, according to 60 women, most of them leaders, who responded to a LinkedIn post asking the question. This internal barrier is a powerful one, and one that we […]

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