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2020
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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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2020
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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 leave laws in the state of Utah.
Utah is Changing: Should Our Leave Laws Follow Suit?

Utah is Changing: Should Our Leave Laws Follow Suit?

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 leave laws in the state of Utah.

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2020
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 - A Conversation on the Impact of COVID-19 on Utah Women and Work

Event Recap - A Conversation on the Impact of COVID-19 on Utah Women and Work

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

Research Brief
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2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected workers across the globe, and women in the workforce have been disproportionately impacted. In this brief, we focus on qualitative findings regarding care work experiences—including caring for people other than one’s own children—during the pandemic.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Utah Women and Work: Caregiver Experiences

The Impact of COVID-19 on Utah Women and Work: Caregiver Experiences

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected workers across the globe, and women in the workforce have been disproportionately impacted. In this brief, we focus on qualitative findings regarding care work experiences—including caring for people other than one’s own children—during the pandemic.

2020
Gender Pay Gap
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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 the gender pay gap and state equal pay laws.
Addressing the Gender Pay Gap in Utah with State Equal Pay Laws

Addressing the Gender Pay Gap in Utah with State Equal Pay Laws

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 the gender pay gap and state equal pay laws.

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2020
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National and global reports have argued that women's employment and careers have been disproportionately impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about how this has impacted the women of Utah.
The Impact of COVID-19 on Utah Women and Work: Changes, Burnout, and Hope

The Impact of COVID-19 on Utah Women and Work: Changes, Burnout, and Hope

National and global reports have argued that women's employment and careers have been disproportionately impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about how this has impacted the women of Utah.

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2020
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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.

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2020
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On October 13th, the Utah Women & Leadership Project hosted a Women’s Leadership Forum entitled “Utah Women in 2020: Challenges, Opportunities, and Next Steps.” Read the recap here.
Event Recap - Utah Women in 2020: Challenges, Opportunities, and Next Steps

Event Recap - Utah Women in 2020: Challenges, Opportunities, and Next Steps

On October 13th, the Utah Women & Leadership Project hosted a Women’s Leadership Forum entitled “Utah Women in 2020: Challenges, Opportunities, and Next Steps.” Read the recap here.

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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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2019
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In September of 2019, the Utah Women and Leadership Project along with the YWCA of Utah brought a group of financial experts together to identify current resources/strengths, challenges, and potential interventions that would help Utah women financially. What follows are their recommendations organized by category.
Impact Report: Women and Finance

Impact Report: Women and Finance

In September of 2019, the Utah Women and Leadership Project along with the YWCA of Utah brought a group of financial experts together to identify current resources/strengths, challenges, and potential interventions that would help Utah women financially. What follows are their recommendations organized by category.

2019
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Although Utah research has shown that there has been slight progress in terms of women and leadership in some sectors, national sources continue to rank Utah as one of the worst states for women’s equality. Clearly there is still work to be done to “move the needle” so that more Utah women become leaders.
Strategies that Male Allies Use to Advance Women in the Workplace

Strategies that Male Allies Use to Advance Women in the Workplace

Although Utah research has shown that there has been slight progress in terms of women and leadership in some sectors, national sources continue to rank Utah as one of the worst states for women’s equality. Clearly there is still work to be done to “move the needle” so that more Utah women become leaders.

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Did you know that 72% of Utah’s adult women work? In Utah, women make up 44% of the total workforce. Utah Women and Education researchers have conducted in-depth research to shed light on why more young women around the state are not attending and graduating from college.
Investing in Women Is Investing in the Economy

Investing in Women Is Investing in the Economy

Did you know that 72% of Utah’s adult women work? In Utah, women make up 44% of the total workforce. Utah Women and Education researchers have conducted in-depth research to shed light on why more young women around the state are not attending and graduating from college.