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Speaking up against sexism can be a powerful force for reducing gender inequity, as it can help others challenge their own biases and model more equitable forms of communication. Further, being prepared to respond to everyday sexism can help women feel more confident in their interactions with others.
Sexist Comments & Responses: Inequity and Bias

Sexist Comments & Responses: Inequity and Bias

Speaking up against sexism can be a powerful force for reducing gender inequity, as it can help others challenge their own biases and model more equitable forms of communication. Further, being prepared to respond to everyday sexism can help women feel more confident in their interactions with others.

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The UWLP White Paper Series offers research-based reports on specific issues that impact Utah girls and women, along with related policy recommendations. This paper focuses on women's equality in Utah.
Women’s Equality in Utah: Why Utah Is Ranked as the Worst State, and What Can Be Done

Women’s Equality in Utah: Why Utah Is Ranked as the Worst State, and What Can Be Done

The UWLP White Paper Series offers research-based reports on specific issues that impact Utah girls and women, along with related policy recommendations. This paper focuses on women's equality in Utah.

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Did you miss this Women's Leadership Forum event? Don't worry! You can read about it and watch the full recording here.
Event Recap - How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back

Event Recap - How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back

Did you miss this Women's Leadership Forum event? Don't worry! You can read about it and watch the full recording here.

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Did you miss this Women's Leadership Forum event? Don't worry! You can read about it and watch the full recording here.
Event Recap - Rising Athenas, Male Allies, and the Power of Gender Partnership

Event Recap - Rising Athenas, Male Allies, and the Power of Gender Partnership

Did you miss this Women's Leadership Forum event? Don't worry! You can read about it and watch the full recording here.

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The COVID-19 pandemic that reached Utah in March of 2020 has had an enormous impact on the way companies do business. Many companies adjusted work practices and policies in other ways to support their employees during a challenging time.
Flexible and Family-Friendly Policies at Utah’s “Best Places to Work”

Flexible and Family-Friendly Policies at Utah’s “Best Places to Work”

The COVID-19 pandemic that reached Utah in March of 2020 has had an enormous impact on the way companies do business. Many companies adjusted work practices and policies in other ways to support their employees during a challenging time.

2020
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Women whose professional expertise includes advocating for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging within organizations know from personal experience, in addition to their research and training, about the barriers women of color face, and how they can be addressed.
What Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Specialists Can Do to Strengthen the Impact of Utah Women of Color

What Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Specialists Can Do to Strengthen the Impact of Utah Women of Color

Women whose professional expertise includes advocating for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging within organizations know from personal experience, in addition to their research and training, about the barriers women of color face, and how they can be addressed.

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How does Utah fare in comparison to the rest of the nation? Utah is home to 287,803 small businesses that have 572,888 employees—46.2% of Utah’s workforce. In 2016, Utah was ranked 8th for women-owned businesses, 11th in growth by number of firms, 4th in growth by revenue, and 30th in growth by employment.
The Status of Women and Entrepreneurship in Utah: A 2020 Update

The Status of Women and Entrepreneurship in Utah: A 2020 Update

How does Utah fare in comparison to the rest of the nation? Utah is home to 287,803 small businesses that have 572,888 employees—46.2% of Utah’s workforce. In 2016, Utah was ranked 8th for women-owned businesses, 11th in growth by number of firms, 4th in growth by revenue, and 30th in growth by employment.

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This idea sheet is based on a 2018 gathering of 65 leaders of women’s networks, groups, and organizations in Utah in many arenas. It provides an overview of opportunities to influence cultural attitudes in ways that are relevant in all settings, followed by specific ideas and solutions to advance and empower women and girls in more distinct environments.
What Women's Networks and Groups Can Do to Strengthen the Impact of Utah Girls and Women

What Women's Networks and Groups Can Do to Strengthen the Impact of Utah Girls and Women

This idea sheet is based on a 2018 gathering of 65 leaders of women’s networks, groups, and organizations in Utah in many arenas. It provides an overview of opportunities to influence cultural attitudes in ways that are relevant in all settings, followed by specific ideas and solutions to advance and empower women and girls in more distinct environments.

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In 2014, the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) released a research and policy brief titled “The Status of Women Leaders in Utah Business.” The document was one of four released in 2014 that focused on understanding the status of women’s leadership in politics, education, nonprofits, and business.
The Status of Women Leaders in Utah Business: A 2018 Update

The Status of Women Leaders in Utah Business: A 2018 Update

In 2014, the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) released a research and policy brief titled “The Status of Women Leaders in Utah Business.” The document was one of four released in 2014 that focused on understanding the status of women’s leadership in politics, education, nonprofits, and business.

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Utah is full of engaged, passionate individuals who frequently ask the question, “What can I personally and/or professionally do to strengthen the impact of Utah girls and women?” To provide specific answers to that question, the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) team hosted a series of “think tank” gatherings to collect best practices.
What Business Leaders Can Do to Strengthen the Impact of Utah Girls and Women

What Business Leaders Can Do to Strengthen the Impact of Utah Girls and Women

Utah is full of engaged, passionate individuals who frequently ask the question, “What can I personally and/or professionally do to strengthen the impact of Utah girls and women?” To provide specific answers to that question, the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP) team hosted a series of “think tank” gatherings to collect best practices.

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In September 2013, the Center for American Progress released a report titled “The State of Women in America: A 50- State Analysis of How Women Are Faring Across the Nation.” This report ranks Utah last of all 50 states in terms of women being in positions of decision making and leadership.
The Status of Women Leaders in Utah Businesses

The Status of Women Leaders in Utah Businesses

In September 2013, the Center for American Progress released a report titled “The State of Women in America: A 50- State Analysis of How Women Are Faring Across the Nation.” This report ranks Utah last of all 50 states in terms of women being in positions of decision making and leadership.