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UEN Women and Girls Lead Resource Center

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Women and Girls Lead is an innovative public media campaign designed to celebrate, educate, and activate women, girls, and their allies across the globe to address the challenges of the 21st century.

Women and Girls Lead

General Information

Women and Girls LeadUtah Women & Education Initiative
This organization is focused on moving more women in Utah toward attending college and obtaining degrees and certificates.
Women and Girls LeadUtah Women in Higher Ed. Network
The mission of UWHEN is to provide information regarding policies & research that influence women's equity, diversity, & advancement.

Women in History

Marths Hughes CannonUtah Woman: Martha Hughes Cannon
PBS Utah tells compelling story in a one-hour documentary about the life of Utah woman, Martha Hughes Cannon.
Women in World HistoryWomen in World History
This unique site is full of information and resources to help you learn about women’s history in a global context.
Women Nobel Prize LaureatesWomen Nobel Prize Laureates
List and links to Nobel Prize-winning women.
Ellen H. Swallow RichardsEllen H. Swallow Richards
This site explores the work of female American chemist, Ellen H. Swallow Richards (1842–1911) a pioneer in sanitary engineering and a founder of home economics in the United States.
Contributions of 20th Century Women to PhysicsContributions of 20th Century Women to Physics
An archive presenting and documenting some important and original contributions made before 1976 by 20th Century women.
Women Who Changed HistoryWomen Who Changed History
Discover women who have made a difference.
Women Who Changed HistoryWomen Making Utah History
High-quality resources for K-12 social studies and language arts classrooms that center around Utah women's advocacy.

Lesson Plans

Appreciating Diversity - In Ourselves and Others
This 6 part lesson plan is designed for a classroom of English as a second language (ESL) students.
Gender Awareness
CTE Lesson plan regarding male and female gender roles and stereotypes.
Anne Frank - Teacher Workbook
This Teacher's Guide provides resources to aid in teaching about Anne Frank and the Holocaust. You will find lesson plans, readings, timelines and more.
Who Were the Foremothers of Women's Equality?
This lesson explores women activists whose names deserve to be remembered alongside such iconic figures as Jefferson, Lincoln, and King.
Women's Suffrage: Their Rights and Nothing Less
This lesson explores how and why the modern woman's suffrage movement began in the 1840s with the Seneca Falls Convention.
Women's Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
Use real document source such as the petition from the Women Voters Anti-Suffrage Party of New York to bring lessons alive.
Seven Daughter and Seven Sons
Students will learn aspects of Middle East culture and geography through reading the novel and completing the lesson activities.
Female Leaders in Paiute History
This lesson examines the experiences of women leaders in Paiute culture by making connections to present-day women leaders of the Paiute Tribe.
Miss Navajo
This lesson explores how the Miss Navajo competition reflects the ingenuity and culture of the Navajo people.
Remember the First Ladies
Explore the ways in which First Ladies were able to shape the world while dealing with the expectations placed on them as partners of powerful men.
What a Woman: The Silver Queen
By studying Susanna the Silver Queen students will also learn about historic architecture, clothing styles, mining, economics, social morés, etc.
Women in Africa
Students will learn about the role of women in traditional African village life and understand the contextual nature of artwork of the time.


Titles in UEN's eMedia
  • A History of Women's Achievement in America: 5 -Women Begin to Transform Themselves
  • In Their Own Words: The Voices of Utah Women About Their College Choices
Titles in UEN's eMedia
  • Pieces of the Puzzle: Influencing Utah Women to Graduate From College
  • She Says: Women in the News

Utah Women and Education Videos

Benefits of a Higher Education
Benefits of a Higher Education
Civic Life
Civic Life

The Gift of Higher Education

Economic Benefits of Higher Education

Secret to College Success

Physical Health Benefits

Mental Health Benefits

A Dad's Impact on Higher Education

Higher Education for Moms

Saving for College

Personal Benefits