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9 06, 2022

Brigetta Uta’i: The Independent Military Spouse

By |2022-06-09T12:49:24-07:00June 9th, 2022|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

I have always been someone that wanted to have a career of my own. In 2018, I was a newlywed, recently graduated from graduate school, and working for my hometown in my field of study. That was until my husband, who had just been commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army, was notified that [...]

16 03, 2022

Makaila Kelso: A Girl With a Voice

By |2022-03-16T11:18:05-07:00March 16th, 2022|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

While organizing my home office recently, I found a paper tucked inside a notebook — a school project about myself from when I was eight titled “Guess Who?” One section reads, “I like me because…” and in big sloppy letters hidden under red crayon I had written, “I can always reach my goals.” This discovery [...]

3 12, 2021

Cristine Salazar: Share Your Accomplishments, Share Your Story

By |2021-12-06T09:37:25-07:00December 3rd, 2021|Blog, BWF, Opinion|0 Comments

Have you ever been so excited about accomplishing something that you wanted to let the whole world know, YOU DID IT! But you didn’t because it felt awkward and you didn’t want to appear to be arrogant or maybe you thought they wouldn’t think your accomplishment was praiseworthy? I know I have and I am [...]

8 11, 2021

Brigetta Uta’i: No More Standing on the Sidelines

By |2021-11-17T20:28:32-07:00November 8th, 2021|Blog, BWF, Opinion, Policy|0 Comments

I am the youngest of six children and grew up with four brothers, so sports are most definitely my love language. It doesn’t matter what the conversation topic is, I’ll more than likely make a sports comparison. Unfortunately, being a woman, I have always been acutely aware of the lack of female representation in the [...]

5 08, 2021

Nancy Pearce: Don’t Wait. Start Living the Life You Want Now

By |2021-08-05T07:24:09-07:00August 5th, 2021|Blog, BWF, Policy|Comments Off on Nancy Pearce: Don’t Wait. Start Living the Life You Want Now

I have always been a hard worker. While my co-workers took time off work to vacation, I saved my days off and my money, too. I figured that there would always be time for vacation when I was comfortably retired. Life, though, had something different in store for me. Last week, I was sent concerning [...]

14 06, 2021

Lyndsy Blonquist: Looking to Improve Diversity? Start with Equity

By |2021-06-14T20:31:40-07:00June 14th, 2021|BWF, Member News, Opinion|0 Comments

As many organizations are turning their attention to equity, diversity, and inclusion activities, so often the starting (and sticking) point focuses on diversity. Why do companies get stuck here? Many times, it’s due to the focus being on checking a box. Unfortunately, just getting the right number of the right bodies doesn’t lead to all [...]

18 05, 2021

Lori B. Williams: Four Ways to Empower Time

By |2021-05-18T09:00:12-07:00May 18th, 2021|Blog, BWF, Policy|Comments Off on Lori B. Williams: Four Ways to Empower Time

Time, it ticks on and on and never stops. We have all heard of time management, but do we daily take the time to make it meaningful. Here are four techniques I have found helpful in improving my time. Be aware. Communicate with home and work team. Let people know when your office hours are. [...]

5 12, 2019

Congressman Ben McAdams: Job-creating U.S. Finance Agency renewal will help keep Utah’s economy humming

By |2019-12-05T11:30:48-07:00December 5th, 2019|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

October employment numbers show Utah’s economy still soaring—an unemployment rate of only 2.5 percent, with 51,200 jobs added since October 2018. Utah’s private sector industry groups such as professional and business services, and information lead the way. To help keep our economic engine humming, I recently voted to renew the U.S. export credit agency to [...]

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