Business Elevated Podcast (Season 4 Episode 45)
This podcast series features business and government leaders discussing what it’s like to live and work in the great state of Utah.
This episode features a conversation with Patricia Jones, CEO of the Women’s Leadership Institute, and Alecia Hart, Strategic Initiatives program manager with the Innovation Center at Go Utah.
As part of Go Utah’s Inspire In Utah campaign, the Women’s Leadership Institute recently received the designation as one of the 100 Companies Championing Women. The organization’s mission is to elevate the status of women in leadership roles in business and politics. Listen as the duo discusses the organization’s efforts to champion women in the workforce.
Jones discusses how her experience as a state legislator and market researcher led her to start the Women’s Leadership Institute, the organization’s ElevateHER™ Challenge, and its eight-month-long Career Development and Political Development Series. She also shares anecdotes and personal stories demonstrating the importance of having men as allies and advocates and the importance of women speaking up and challenging assumptions. Jones also explains why it is important for women to be leaders in their community, consider running for political offices, and much more.