Thursday, March 1, 2018

March Utah Women and Leadership Announcements

We are pleased to share several announcements from Dr. Susan Madsen with the Utah Women & Leadership Project (UWLP):

A new research snapshot was released today titled “Sexual Harassment: What Utahns Need to Know.” Please see these resources for additional information on sexual harassment and research being done by the UWLP:

There will be a UWLP event on March 7, 2018 (6:30-8:30pm) at Utah Valley University (there will be a live stream of the opening keynote and the workshop for young women). The gathering is titled Strengthen Your Impact in the Community: Conversations that Matter.” RSVP Online Now, and find more details on their homepage. The keynote will be given by President Matthew and Paige Holland, and then attendees will choose from one of five workshops (presenter information and session descriptions can be found on the event flyer)
  1. Finding Opportunities as Young Women to Serve in the Community
  2. Poverty and Homelessness in Utah: What Can I Do About It?
  3. Sexual Assault in Utah: Shining a Light on a Serious Issue
  4. Promoting Literacy in the Home and Community: We All Have a Part
  5. Essential Tools for Preventing Suicide & Helping to Save a Life

Mormon Women for Ethical Government (MWEG), is holding a 2018 Spring Conference on March 24, 2018 at Brigham Young University, titled, "A Significant Force for Good: Empowering Women in Politics and in Life" and is co-sponsored by BYU's Romney Institute of Public Management. Keynote speakers include Carole Mikita and Dr. Susan Madsen, and there will be many fabulous workshop presenters as well. For more information and to register: There are still some seats available, and early registration ends March 2nd

The Real Women Run Spring Training is Saturday, April 7, 2018 (8:00 AM - 2:00 PM) at the Thomas S. Monson Center in SLC. This training will be focused on the core skills, strategies, and information needed to run your campaign, and features workshop sessions as well as time for individualized consulting with campaign experts. Attendees who will benefit most include candidates and campaign managers, staff, and volunteers. More information and registration can be found here.

Finally, please check out this newly updated list of camps and summer programs for Utah girls and young women. Also, if you are in the Heber City area you can join the UWLP for an event for girls/women the evening of March 28, 2018.

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