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How more women in leadership can be good for Utah economy

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How more women in leadership can be good for Utah economy Thu, 04 May 2017 17:42:16 +0000 How more women in leadership can be good for Utah economy How more women in leadership can be good for Utah economy KTVX ABC 4 Salt Lake City this was skraetd back in 2015 to celebrate the women in our state that are leaders. we want you to know more about it katrina can you explain it to us? sure. so women's leadership institute was created like you said in 2015 to elevate the stature of women leadership. so elevate her challenge has science behind it. to talk about seven ways that companies can goods we can we can do to help women insure women on boards on leadership helping create programs for both men and women for leadership development include mentoring. also encouraging women to run for office is another area men should advocates in all of this right? that's my favorite thing about women's leadership institute is that we believe so strongly that men should be part of it. in fact i had a male m ernt to start my career my management career so so many years men are part of it. how are businesses responding? what are you hearing from them? we are hearing so much interest. next week we will celebrating over 150 company that is have signed up for the challenge just in the state of utah. and we're getting requests from southern utah, from other states around us as well. wht are you doing to make this happen? it's very excitinglots of interest are they saying to you how do we get women in leadership position and keep them this? absolutely. retention is another actual aspect of lel evacuate her challenge how do we retain women lot of companies coming into utah you have big spans of company are coming here asking what is our diversity look like in leadership. great opportunity for us. why is this important to talk about and why is it important to have women in company leadership? >> so the science shows that women or accompany that is have both men and women on their leadership do better financially. so the science is there. and so why not. we were supposed to be a great state for economic development. we were ranked number one this year. women in leaderships one way to help us get there numbers are there. numbers are absolutely there. >> money is there. right? >> money is there. is it changing in our state? how is our state doing as a whole? >> so we're not doing a well as we love opportunity and conversation is happening. and that's to me most exciting part i think we have lots of opportunity and places to thing katrina that's why you are elevate kael eng all about getting conversation happening with businesses with companies. and that's the goal of has luncheon also coming up a well. it is absolutely. it is. you first have to start about a conversation. to understand the science. in fact we have a renowned scientist coming about gender diversity. and specifically in business and science interest differences in our brain dr. barbara ais in is coming to talk. and a lun con chon sold sold out ask congratulations. it is more of business out there or even an individual. you want to know more about this challenge how can help be informed get involved go that's the website. and you don't have to remember that we will lung you from our go to and it will all be right there learn more about ems leadership initiative katrina, thank you so

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