Monday, December 19, 2016

Announcements for Utah Women and Leadership

Two new Utah Women Stats research snapshots have been recently released, providing data on the following: “Utah Women and STEM (No. 4)” and “Labor Force Participations Among Utah Women“(No. 5). This has been the work of Dr. Susan Madsen (UVU) and co-authors Robbyn Scribner (UWLP Research Fellow) and Dr. Elizabeth Goryunova (Adjunct Professor, University of Utah & UWLP Research Fellow).

The Utah Women & Leadership Project has a number of upcoming free events that you can RSVP for anytime; they are listed on the Utah Women and Leadership homepage with flyers and RSVP links: 24, 2017 (6:30-8:30pm) is our next Utah Women’s Leadership Speaker & Dialogue Series event titled “Creating and Growing Small Businesses as Women.” This event will have three breakout sessions (see page 2 of the flyer for descriptions): 1) Aspiring Entrepreneurs—for middle/high school/college women and others (panel of entrepreneurs); 2) Start From Scratch: First Steps to Launch Your Business (Women’s Business Center); and 2) Growing Your Business as Women (Business Resource Center). There are many wonderful experts speaking and facilitating that evening. See flyers for other events as well: “Understanding—and Even Appreciating—Anger as Women” (January 31, 3:30—4:45 pm) with Dr. Deanna Geddes and “Discovering Personal Leadership: The Power in Defining Your Signature Story” (February 108:00-10:00 am) with M. Bridget Cook-Burch. 

Videos from the She Talks Utah 2016 event in October are now available to watch on the Utah Women and Leadership YouTube channel and on the UWLP video page. See Congresswoman Mia LovePresident Deneece HuftalinNeill MarriottMary Nickles, andMary Crafts-Homer as they share their perspectives on what, how, and why they lead.

The next Real Women Run Winter Training will be held on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, SLCC. This is for anyone interested in becoming more engaged in the community, helping with campaigns, or running for office. You can find more information on the RWR website. It is $25 for attendees/$10 for students.

Take a look at the Utah Women and Leadership Facebook pages for additional information.

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