11 episodes

A podcast that uncovers serious challenges facing Utah women and why it takes all of us, regardless of gender, to overcome them.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

A podcast that uncovers serious challenges facing Utah women and why it takes all of us, regardless of gender, to overcome them.

    Breaking the Concrete Ceiling

    Breaking the Concrete Ceiling

    When people talk about the "glass ceiling," they're talking about the barriers women face when trying to reach higher positions in the workplace — but for women of color, the ceiling isn't made of glass, but of concrete.
     

    • 20 min
    She's Still Here

    She's Still Here

    From the Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women movement to high COVID cases, the impact of historical trauma continues to affect native people in Utah today.  But along with the pain, a legacy of resiliency has been handed down from generation to generation.

    • 18 min
    The High Cost of Child Care

    The High Cost of Child Care

    Utah is ranked among the last in the nation for access to affordable child care. Parents seeking care for children under the age of six can pay upwards of $1,400 a month per child. These high costs aren’t just affecting families, but the economy as well, as mothers struggle to succeed in the workforce.

    • 18 min
    Carrying Our Legacy

    Carrying Our Legacy

    If you see an alarmingly high infant mortality rate in a group of people - how do you go about changing it?  One program used cultural knowledge, intergenerational wisdom, and storytelling to create awareness about maternal and infant health in Utah's Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities.

    • 19 min
    Domestic Rebellion

    Domestic Rebellion

    For many women, the balance between career and home can be difficult to find.  But what happens if you’re told growing up you have to put your family first?  One artist is using her work to explore the gender messages she grew up with and help raise a generation of confident girls.

    • 17 min
    Starting the Conversation

    Starting the Conversation

    With Utah’s high rates of sexual violence, one group is looking to equip teens with the knowledge needed to keep them safe.  Teen Council trains high school students to become sex educators for their peers, teaching them about consent and healthy relationships.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

lilfootbarraco ,

Compelling content

This podcast is wonderfully done. The topics they delve into and how it is put together are exceptional. Definitely recommended to all.

mr.taylor.hartman ,

Wonderful Show

Great job, great host, real info for Utahns!

ankarlai Turgut ,

Great New Show!!

This comes from Utah, a land where women have to live in a state that gets the worst rating in our nation for women’s equality three years in a row. This show is needed for all women who need to learn to lead and change where our world is currently headed, due to erroneous male leadership.

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