UVU’s Women’s Council was created to enhance coordination and collaboration between various campus entities that focus on the advancement of educational and professional opportunities for women*. This council seeks to implement policies and practices that advance women’s success; recruit, retain, and advance female employees; address intersectional opportunity, attainment and equity gaps (including gender and racial-based pay equity gaps; recruit, retain, and graduate female students; promote scholarly activities focused on women; provide professional development for female employees; and serve as a coordinating body for related campus and community events. (*Women refers to female-identifying individuals).