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. Research continues to show that most managers and top leadership teams do not fully realize the value of having women in key positions. Yet, organizations benefit more when both women and men hold top positions in all types of settings (e.g., business, government, political, nonprofit, education, religious, and community).
*This episode was originally released on May 30, 2019.