Utah Women's History Initiative

The Utah Women's History Initiative explores the significant contributions women made to the state's complex and interesting past. Here you can read, listen to, and watch stories about Utah women who made history.


Women shaped history before and after this land became the "Beehive State." Lt. Governor Deidre Henderson shares her perspective about the importance of learning Utah women's history. 

"Here you will learn about the vision, courage, and strength of Utah women."

Utah Lt. Governor       
Deidre Henderson

Listen to Utah Women's History

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Research Utah Women's History

The more we study the past, the better we can understand our present  Click below for primary and secondary sources about some of the Utah women who made history. 

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Attend Utah Women's History Events

June 1 - July 24th, Civic Season, Learn More about How You Can Make a Difference in Your Community, State, and Nation

June 21, Rose Park Women's Mural Unveiling - 7 pm at the Rose Park Community Garden, 871 N. Cornell Street, Salt Lake City. Details and free registration here