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Women’s workshop criticizes cultural barriers and gender roles

Women are promoted on performance and men are promoted on potential, said Kyle Reyes, at the Utah Women and Leadership Project workshop that focused on strengthening women in leadership Sept. 14, where over 600 people filled the Ragan Theatre. The event featured three separate workshops by Sui Lang L. Panoke, founder and director of Women Politics Media, Kyle Reyes, special assistant to the president for inclusion and Matt Swenson, child and adolescent psychiatrist. It concentrated on helping women find a voice through social media, building resilience and making the glass ceiling visible. “In most cultures, masculinity and leadership are...

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Retired CIA and NSA director to speak at UVU

With North Korea, ISIS and Russia on the frontpage, former director of the CIA, NSA and retired four-star general, Gen. Michael Hayden, will join UVU to discuss national security issues Oct. 11. “It seems very timely to have him here now,” Frederick White, associate vice president of engaged learning and organizer for the event, said. As head of the CIA and NSA, Hayden has seen the world, both good and bad, according to White. “I couldn’t be more excited to have General Hayden coming to UVU,” said Ryan Griffith, a political science and national security student. “He has a...

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