Moving Mountains for Utah Women.

The mission of the Utah Women & Leadership Project is to strengthen the impact of Utah girls and women. We serve Utah and its residents by 1) producing relevant, trustworthy, and applicable research; 2) creating and gathering valuable resources; and 3) convening trainings and events that inform, inspire, and ignite growth and change for all Utahns.

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Utah Gender Wage Gap: A 2021 Update

This snapshot summarizes the gender wage gap in Utah, which is the difference between what women and men earn for performing full-time, year-round paid work. Closing the gap will strengthen economic stability and prosperity for families, communities, and ...


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Featured Events

The UWLP hosts, offers, partners, and collaborates on programs, seminars, lectures, workshops, and think tanks aligned with efforts to move mountains for Utah girls and women. View all upcoming events.

How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job
Women’s distinctive strengths and behaviors provide them with many advantages. Yet the very habits that help them early in their careers can hold them back as they seek to rise. In this virtual seminar, Sally Helgesen draws on her work with legendary executive coach Marshall Goldsmith to help women identify and address the habits most likely to get in their way as they seek to move to a higher level. Participants will come away from this forum with an enhanced understanding of their individual strengths, an actionable template for identifying and addressing challenges going forward, and tools for enhancing their visibility and connections.
A UWLP Book Club: Invisible Women - Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men

The UWLP invites you to cozy up and dive in with us in our first inaugural learning circle focused on book readings. UWLP selects well-resourced, invigorating books that will help Utah women better understand fundamental issues that affect them, and host discussions that will foster community and inspire change. You must agree to attend all three sessions if you RSVP; you’ll have the same facilitator and group for each session. The first book will be: Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez. This is an awesome book, and the conversations will be enlightening. 

Strengthening Your Emotional Health as Women

More than ever before, our emotional health as women is critical to being able to not just “get through” or “endure” the responsibilities of a myriad of life roles but be able to flourish and thrive. Challenges related to things like stress, exhaustion, perfectionism, depression, anxiety, and the feeling of not being “good enough” can halt your positive growth and development.  Julie Hanks, Tiffany Roe, and Melanie Davis will discuss the overall components of emotional wellbeing, trends in women’s mental health, and many of the top challenges that women are facing today. They will share their professional insights on top strategies and tools that can help women move from enduring to thriving.