Women's Equality in Utah: Why Utah Is Ranked as the Worst State, and What Can Be Done with Dr. Susan Madsen of the Utah Women and Leadership Project. Hemingway and the Byrd with SONDERimmersive. Poet Nan Seymour and the Great Salt Lake Institute issue a call to KRCL listeners to join them in a collective praise poem to bring forth a restored Great Salt Lake.
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Dr. Susan Madsen of the Utah Women & Leadership Project - UWLP. She spoke about her latest white report, which analyzed the metrics used to rank states in WalletHub’s “2021’s Best & Worst States for Women’s Equality.” Utah ranked last.
GO: UW&LP has several virtual seminars coming up, including Childcare Symposium: Practices, Policies, and Strategies to Move Utah Forward (Jan. 11, 1:00-3:00 p.m.); Salary Negotiation for Women: The Latest Research & Cutting-Edge Best Practices (Jan. 25, 12:00-1:15 p.m.); Relaunching Your Career: Tools & Strategies for Women Returning to the Workforce (Feb. 10, 12:00-1:15 p.m.); and Conflict Management for Women: Skills, Strategies, and Solutions (Mar. 1, 12:00-1:30 p.m.).
DIY Creatives Spotlight: Graham Brown of SONDERimmersive, which creates immersive, three-dimensional performances where the audience does more than watch. If you're shopping local this holiday season, consider giving art!
Poet Nan Seymour and Jaimi Butler of the Great Salt Lake Institute at Westminster College issued a call for KRCL listeners to take part in a collective praise poem called “irreplaceable” — meant to swell to 1700 lines. If successful in quantity, the epic communal poem would match in lines the square mile size of a restored Great Salt Lake. Click here to read community contributions to date. Find inspiration for your verse from the following:
Great Salt Lake Biology: A Terminal Lake in a Time of Change, edited by Bonnie K. Baxter and Jaimi K. Butler
Salty Sirens, home of brine shrimp finger puppets, scarves and more