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Our Mission

To advance women’s leadership on higher education campuses through the following: 
Identifying women leaders.
Developing women’s leadership abilities.
Encouraging the use of leadership abilities.
Advancing women’s careers.
Linking women to other women and mentors.
Supporting women in mid- and executive-level positions.
We hope you'll join us!

UWHEN Lunch Network Event

Upcoming Events

The Utah Women in Higher Education Network – University of Utah Chapter (UWHEN UofU) hosts a variety of events throughout the year. Visit our events page to see our events schedule!
 
Events are designed to promote networking on campus, to develop opportunities for mentorship, and to provide professional and personal development. All are welcome to attend.
 
Upcoming Community Cafés:

Time and Culture Interactive Workshop
Health and Women at Work
Balancing Childcare and Families

UPEEPS Mentorship at the U

UPEEPS

University of Utah Peers to Enrich and Empower Professional Success (UPEEPS) is a staff mentorship program designed to foster professional growth for women through peer support. Every one of us has unique strengths and experiences to share no matter where we are in our careers. UPEEPS is formatted to facilitate connections and conversations that will enable all of us to aspire and inspire.
 
The UPEEPS mentorship program webinar series is temporarily suspended. To receive information about future UPEEPS events, please share your information here.

Women at the U Social at the Marriott University Park

Women @ the U Socials

To provide a space for women at the University of Utah to make new connections, form new relationships, and to enhance a sense of collegiality among women across the university, this monthly social provides an opportunity to network and to find solidarity with others on campus. 
 
We have pivoted to hold these socials virtually in a discussion-based format we're calling Community Cafés.
 
Make sure to join our mailing list to learn about all upcoming events!

Thank you for coming to learn more about the Utah Women in Higher Education Network – University of Utah Chapter (UWHEN UofU). This group, which originally began in Spring 2017 as a partnership with the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW), is the University of Utah's chapter of the statewide UWHEN, whose mission is to advance women’s leadership on higher education campuses.

Here at the U, our focus is on advancing women's careers, community, and leadership. Specifically, our chapter’s vision is to promote women’s career development and advancement; to encourage the leadership potential in all women at the U; and to create a community for women with all people at the U, in Utah, and beyond. To fulfill those goals, we have developed several programs and events for the U's staff and faculty. Interested in learning more? There are several ways: click on the links above, reach out to one of our UWHEN Committee Members, join our LinkedIn group, or share your email with us with us so that we can let you know when new things come up.  We hope to see you soon!
 
 

 

Last Updated: 2/15/22