In order to make lasting change in the educational landscape for women in Utah, it is important to continually raise awareness of the need for women to seek postsecondary certificates and degrees. Increasing the number of women with college degrees will increase the ability to succeed in livable wage careers, successful family and home-building, and contribution to society as an educated community member. Advocacy is a team effort involving individuals who care enough to make a difference. Those individuals are everywhere: schools, churches, families, businesses, and in our communities. The information in this section will help you stay up-to-date with the advocacy efforts of the UWEI and related efforts within the state: