Body Image & Cosmetic Surgery

  •  No. 8: Cosmetic Surgery and Body Image Among Utah Women (April 10,2017) 
  • Body Image and Cosmetic Surgery [Infographic]
  • Gallup. (2016). State of the states report. Religion. Retrieved from
  • Kramer, E. (2016, February 16). Beauty capitals: The 10 U.S. metros with the most plastic surgeons per capita. Real Self Trends. Retrieved from



Community Involvement


Employment & Wage Gap

  • No. 10: The Gender Wage Gap in Utah (August 2, 2017) 
  • The Gender Wage Gap in Utah [Infographic]
  • The Gender Wage Gap in Utah Podcast (Direct Link) (Itunes)
  • No. 5: Labor Force Participation Among Utah Women(December 2, 2016)
  • Labor Force Participation Among Utah Women [Infographic]
  • Labor Force Participation Among Utah Women (Direct Link) (Itunes)
  • Hegewisch, A., Phil, M., & DuMonthier, A. (2016, September 13). The gender wage gap: 2015; Annual earnings differences by gender, race, and ethnicity. Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). Retrieved from
  • Lane, A., & Gallagher Robbins, K. (2012, May 3). The wage gap over time. National Women’s Law Center. Retrieved from
  • Corbett, C, & Hill, C. (2012). Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation. American Association of University Women (AAUW). Retrieved from
  • AAUW. (2017, February). The fight for pay equity: A state road map for Utah. Retrieved from
  • United States Census Bureau. (2015). Occupation by sex for the civilian employed population 16 years and over. S2401. U.S. and Utah.

Family Life

  • No. 9: Unpaid Care Work Among Utah Women(June 5, 2017) 
  • Unpaid Care Work Among Utah Women [Infographic]
  • What Utah Fathers Can Do to Strengthen the Impact of Their Daughters (April 3, 2019)
  • What Mothers of Daughters Can Do to Strengthen the Impact of Their Daughters (February 4, 2019)
  • Strategies to Strengthen Women's Impact in Utah: UNPAID CARE WORK (October, 24. 2017)
  • Slaughter, A. (2016, March 23). The work that makes work possible. The Atlantic. Retrieved from
  • McKinsey Global Institute. (2015, September). How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth. McKinsey & Company. Retrieved from unpaid care work is critical to the well-being of Utah families and society, it is often omitted from public economic and policy discussions. Authors: Susan R. Madsen (Orin R. Woodbury Professor of Leadership & Ethics, Utah Valley University, and Robbyn T. Scribner (Research Fellow, Utah Valley University). For information: themes/employment-and-growth/how-advancing-womens-equalitycan-add-12-trillion-to-global-growth
  • World Economic Forum. (2016). The global gender gap report 2016. Retrieved from
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics. (n.d.). American Time Use Survey Data 2011–15. Summary Table 4 for U.S. and Utah. Available upon request from BLS; tables in possession of author.
  • Ferrant, G., Pesando, L. C., & Nowacka, K. (2014, December). Unpaid care work: The missing link in the analysis of gender gaps in labour outcomes. OECD Development Center. Retrieved from
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics. (n.d.).


Male Allies


  • Real Women Run
  • Utah League of Women Voters


  • No. 2: Poverty Among Utah Women (November 7, 2016) 
  • Poverty Among Utah Women [Infographic]
  • Poverty Among Utah Women Podcast (Direct Link) (Itunes)
  • United States Census Bureau. (2015). Poverty status in the past 12 months. 2015 American Community Survey 1-year estimates.
  • Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR). (2015). Status of Women in the States: Utah. Retrieved from
  • Talk Poverty. (2015). Poverty by State: Utah. Center for American Progress. Retrieved from
  • Madland, D., & Miller, K. (2013). Raising the minimum wage would boost the incomes of millions of women and their families. Center for American Progress Action Fund. Retrieved from
  • Hess, C., & Williams, C. (2014, May). The well-being of women in Utah: An overview. Institute for Women's Policy Research and YWCA Utah. Retrieved from

Sexual Harassment


Substance Abuse

Unpaid Care Work

Violence Against Women

Women's Business


Women Leaders