Season 2 | Episode 3
More women lost their jobs due to COVID-19 than any other group. In Utah, women typically make up the majority of the workforce, but as the pandemic progressed their job market participation declined sharply. We examine the factors that influenced this “pink collar” recession, what’s being done to reverse the trend, and why getting women back to work will be key to rebuilding Utah’s economy.
Salt Lake's Maven District Offers Business Support for Women
While the COVID-19 pandemic forced many businesses to shut down, a community of women-owned businesses is finding success in downtown Salt Lake City. Hear from Tessa Arneson, the founder of the Maven District, about how they overcame obstacles during a unique time.