Thursday, November 2, 2017

November Yoga Social and Announcements

Yoga Social
What: Please join us for a 30 minute relaxing yoga practice taught by Women of Water Treasurer, Lizel Allen.  Yoga mats are available for use or bring your own mat. This will be a low key practice. Lizel plans on teaching in her work clothes.
Where: 2001 S State Street, Room S4-600. The studio is on the fourth floor of the South Building in the Salt Lake County Government Center.
When: November 13, 2017 11:15-11:45
Additional Information: This is a free event for members. Women of Water will provide granola bars.  We also invite you to stay after the yoga practice to eat lunch, network and socialize. There is a cafeteria on the first floor of the South Building to purchase your lunch or bring your own lunch.  We will eat together in the South Building Atrium.
Utah Women and Leadership Announcements
  • The 11th Utah Women Stats research snapshot was released recently, titled “Utah Women and Mental Health,” with authors Robbyn T. Scribner, Susan R. Madsen, and Elyse Barnes (see related infographic as well). See this and other briefs and snapshots here
  • Real Women Run is hosting its first-ever training in Logan for women in northern Utah and surrounding communities who want to get involved in politics or other public leadership roles. 
    • Former Utah State Representative Ronda Rudd Menlove will keynote the event on Saturday, November 4th at 9:00am-2:00pm in the Huntsman Hall Perry Pavilion on the USU Campus. 
    • Also, Real Women Run’s annual fall social will be held Tuesday, November 14th at 5:30-7:30pm at Log Haven. This year’s discussion will be with Senator Deirdre Henderson (District 7) and Salt Lake County Sheriff Rosie Rivera, and hosted by Laura Jones, KRCL Executive Producer and Host of RadioActive. 
    • More info and online registration for both events is at
  • If you know a woman who you want to encourage to return to college and graduate—check out our “5 Steps to Finish Your College Degree.” This project features 5-minute videos from 5 women who have talked about how they have made it work in their lives. Thanks to UEN for their partnership on this project. See other resources herefor helping girls/women get to (or back to) college. Also, check out the new blog, “Why Not Me?,” and other recent women and leadership blogs here.
  • Finally, as we approach the holiday season and are thinking of gifts for women in our lives—consider sharing some resources. For example, if you know women who are struggling with the basic skills and resources to get back into the workforce, here are some ideas you can pass along.

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