Utah Women & Leadership Project


Mission: To strengthen the impact of Utah girls and women through informing, engaging, and developing their voices, confidence, influence, and leadership.


  1. Publish research briefs, snapshots, impact recommendations, and reports.
  2. Provide workshops, seminars, and other gatherings to help prepare and advance women of all ages for leadership.
  3. Gather and create resources.
  4. Assist women in finding women's groups, networks, and associations.
  5. Partner and collaborate with entities that have related goals and efforts (e.g., nonprofits, associations, colleges/universities, K-12 schools, companies, churches).

Upcoming Events

Impact Evening for Utah Girls & Women:
Mindfulness, Negative Interactions, & Leadership
January 30, 2018 

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sorensen Center, Utah Valley University
Three workshops: Mindfulness, Women's Negative Interactions, and Don't Wait to Lead as Young Women
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New Research

No. 11: Utah Women and Mental Health(November 1, 2017) [Infographic]
Brief: The Status of Women Leaders in Utah Education: A 2017 Update (Sept. 6, 2017)
No. 10: The Gender Wage Gap in Utah (August 2, 2017) [Infographic]
No. 9: Unpaid Care Work Among Utah Women (June 5, 2017)
No. 8: Cosmetic Surgery and Body Image Among Utah Women(April 10, 2017)
No. 7: Mammography Among Utah Women(March 1, 2017)

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