42 episodes

The mission of the Utah Women & Leadership Project is to strengthen the impact of Utah girls and women. We serve Utah and its residents by 1) producing relevant, trustworthy, and applicable research; 2) creating and gathering valuable resources; and 3) convening trainings and events that inform, inspire, and ignite growth and change for all Utahns. We are moving mountains for Utah women! Hosted by Utah State University.

Utah Women & Leadership Podcast Dr. Susan R. Madsen

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The mission of the Utah Women & Leadership Project is to strengthen the impact of Utah girls and women. We serve Utah and its residents by 1) producing relevant, trustworthy, and applicable research; 2) creating and gathering valuable resources; and 3) convening trainings and events that inform, inspire, and ignite growth and change for all Utahns. We are moving mountains for Utah women! Hosted by Utah State University.

    1-800 Contacts: Policies and Practices that Attract, Retain, and Advance Women

    1-800 Contacts: Policies and Practices that Attract, Retain, and Advance Women

    Recently, Dr. Susan Madsen, Founding Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project, talked to a variety of company leaders from different industries about their “family-friendly” practices and policies, particularly as they related to recruiting, retaining, and advancing women. This episode is the seventh in a series of episodes focusing on this very thing. In this new series, we highlight one company per episode, and continue here with 1-800 Contacts. Dr. Madsen is joined by John Graham, Chief Executive Officer, and Dave Walker, Chief People Officer.
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    Recursion: Policies and Practices that Attract, Retain, and Advance Women

    Recursion: Policies and Practices that Attract, Retain, and Advance Women

    Recently, Dr. Susan Madsen, Founding Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project, talked to a variety of company leaders from different industries about their “family-friendly” practices and policies, particularly as they related to recruiting, retaining, and advancing women. This episode is the sixth in a series of episodes focusing on this very thing. In this new series, we highlight one company per episode, and continue here with Recursion. Dr. Madsen is joined by Co-Founder and CEO, Chris Gibson, and Heather Kirkby, Chief People Officer.
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    • 28 min
    Ultradent: Policies and Practices that Attract, Retain, and Advance Women

    Ultradent: Policies and Practices that Attract, Retain, and Advance Women

    Recently, Dr. Susan Madsen, Founding Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project, talked to a variety of company leaders from different industries about their “family-friendly” practices and policies, particularly as they related to recruiting, retaining, and advancing women. This episode is the fifth in a series of episodes focusing on this very thing. In this new series, we highlight one company per episode, and continue here with Ultradent. Dr. Madsen is joined by Dirk Jeffs, President and CEO of Ultradent Products, and David Alsop, who is the Vice President of Human Resources.
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    • 30 min
    Intermountain Healthcare: Policies and Practices that Attract, Retain, and Advance Women

    Intermountain Healthcare: Policies and Practices that Attract, Retain, and Advance Women

    Recently, Dr. Susan Madsen, Founding Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project, talked to a variety of company leaders from different industries about their “family-friendly” practices and policies, particularly as they related to recruiting, retaining, and advancing women. This episode is the fourth in a series of episodes focusing on this very thing. In this new series, we highlight one company per episode, and continue here with Intermountain Healthcare. Dr. Madsen is joined by Marc Harrison, Intermountain Healthcare’s President & Chief Executive Officer, and Heather Brace, Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer of Intermountain Healthcare.
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    • 29 min
    Goldman Sachs: Policies and Practices that Attract, Retain, and Advance Women

    Goldman Sachs: Policies and Practices that Attract, Retain, and Advance Women

    For years, many companies have implemented practices, policies, programs, and initiatives that are designed—among other reasons—for the recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in their companies or firms. And most, if not all, of these family-friendly practices are helpful for men too. This episode is the third in a series of episodes focusing on this very thing. In this new series, we highlight one company per episode, and continue here with Goldman Sachs. Dr. Susan Madsen, Founding Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project, is joined by Stacey Miller and Brian Greeff, who are the Co-Managing Directors and Co-Chief Operating Officers for the Salt Lake City region. 
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    • 29 min
    Overstock.com: Policies and Practices that Attract, Retain, and Advance Women

    Overstock.com: Policies and Practices that Attract, Retain, and Advance Women

    In 2020, the Utah Women & Leadership Project published a study that investigated 100 companies who have been on various lists of Utah’s “Best Places to Work.” Since then, the UWLP has been highlighting these types of efforts in various ways. This episode is the second in a series of episodes focusing on practices, policies, programs, and initiatives that are linked to recruiting, retaining, and advancing women in their organizations. More broadly, many of these are referred to as “flexible and family-friendly” policies. In this new set of episodes, we highlight one company per episode, and continue the series with Overstock.com. Overstock is an internet retailer headquartered in Utah. Dr. Susan Madsen, Founding Director of the Utah Women & Leadership Project, is joined by Overstock's President, Dave Nielsen, and Sandra Bushby, Overstock’s Diversity & Inclusion Strategist.
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