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

Advancing Gender Equality in the Workplace: What Works
Workshop for HR Professionals & Organizational Leaders
Speaker: Dr. Susan R. Madsen
February 28, 2018
7:30-10:00 AM; Breakfast provided
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Strengthen Your Impact in the Community: Conversations that Matter
March 7, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Sorenson Center, Utah Valley University Parking Information
Five Workshops (see Event Information) 
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New Research

No. 11: The Status of Women Leaders in Utah Nonprofits (February 5, 2018)
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) [Infographic]
No. 8: Cosmetic Surgery and Body Image Among Utah Women(April 10, 2017) [Infographic]
No. 7: Mammography Among Utah Women(March 1, 2017)

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