Podcast #3: Returning to School After a Hiatus

Naomi speaks to Gay Lynn Smith and Gloria Johnson, both women who pursued and completed degrees after some time away from the classroom. They share their experiences, stories, motivations, and advice about overcoming the fears and challenges of returning to school and graduating later in their lives. Dr. Gay Lynn P. Smith, serves as the […]

Cultivating Passion and Purpose

 by Dianne Orcutt President Gordon B. Hinckley said, “It is the obligation of every woman of this Church to get all the education she can. It will enlarge her life and increase her opportunities.” The charge—and its attendant promises—is exhilarating, but often daunting. Most women (and men) I know love learning, appreciate beauty, enjoy adventure […]

The Intellectual LDS Mother

Image Credit: “Family Group Reading,” Mary Cassatt, 1901. by Tiffany Gee Lewis A few years back, I was having one of those deep and meaningful life discussions with my husband. He asked me, “How has our marriage been for you? Is it what you thought it would be?” I responded truthfully, “It’s been wonderful but…I thought […]

Voices from the Past: Mormon Women’s Fight for Suffrage

Front row: Jane S. Richards, left, Emmeline Wells. Middle row: Phoebe Woodruff, Isabelle Horne, Eliza R. Snow, Zina Young, Marinda Hyde. Back row: Dr. Ellis R. Shipp, Bathsheba W. Smith, Elizabeth Howard, Dr. Romania Pratt Penrose. (Utah State Historical Society) by Celeste Tholen Rosenlof During the infancy of the LDS Church, female members advocated for […]

Career Day: Flight-Rescue Nursing

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Denise Evans Ward, DNP, ACNP, FNP.  I am a mother, wife, and flight nurse.  I have been a nurse for twenty-seven years and a flight nurse for eighteen years.  I am too old to give my age, but you can guess by my […]

Three (Economic) Reasons I Want My Daughters to Aspire

by Ryan Hammond I would like to write specifically about some pressing economic trends that have led me to think deeply about the importance of supporting my daughters in their educational and future professional goals. My concern is colored heavily by my professional life as a professor who specializes in studying the changing nature of […]

Career Day: Mechanical Engineering

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Brianne Hamilton, I’m 30 years old, and I’m from a small suburb along the Wasatch Front. I now live in Salt Lake City with 4 housemates and work as a mechanical engineer for a medical device company. The company is a spin-off of […]

Career Day: Speech-Language Pathology

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job. My name is Andrea Weaver.  I’m 33 years old and I work as a speech-language pathologist (aka SLP).  Speech-language pathologists work in a variety of settings to assess, diagnose, and treat disorders related to speech, language, cognition, and swallowing. I’ve been working in this field […]

Instagram Gallery: Mormon Women Graduates

AMW contributing writer, Holly, with her parents on her Master’s degree graduation day. Help us build a photo gallery of LDS women high school and university graduates. Please share with us your past and recent high school and college graduation photos on Instagram with the #amwgraduates tag. We’d love to see you in your fancy regalia accomplishing […]

Podcast Episode #1: Susan Madsen, Utah Women & Education Initiative

In our first Aspiring Mormon Women podcast, Jamie talks to Dr. Susan R. Madsen who heads the Utah Women and Education Initiative about her career and research. Dr. Madsen is the Orin R. Woodbury Professor of Leadership and Ethics in the Woodbury School of Business at Utah Valley University. She has been heavily involved for many years […]

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