Those who identify as women face unique issues in the world of work. This can include caregiver leave, pay equity, harassment, overcoming social norms and more. This page is designed to provide articles, support and answers to issues facing women entering or already in the workforce.

Resources for those interested in learning more about Women’s issues:

Colorado Women’s College
Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce
The Women’s Foundation of Colorado

Career & Professional Development Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan Underway

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The team within Career & Professional Development takes our work around diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) very seriously. DEI values inform and guide our work as a department, and we are committed to ensuring that our services and resources meet …

By Heidi J. Perman
Heidi J. Perman Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career & Professional Development Heidi J. Perman
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Resources for Practicing Self-Care Right Now

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We recently held the third and final part of our Idealist Live series, Self-Care for Everybody. In our final event, I had the opportunity to moderate an honest and informative conversation with Holistic Life Foundation’s Ali Smith and Jessica Kennedy …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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Career Resources for Female Identifying Folks

The job search process can be exhausting. Everything from updating your resume to negotiating your salary takes work, and that is all before the job starts! There can be even more barriers for women as they enter male dominated fields …

By Emma Spalding
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10 People on What It Was Like to Be the First (or Only) at Work

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It isn’t easy to do something new. That’s especially true when no one—or no one you can see yourself in—has done it before. Being the first one, or the only one like you, is daunting. And it doesn’t matter on …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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What Wonder Woman and Hermione Granger Can Teach Women about Career Success

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I recently talked with an international student who expressed how hard it was for her to write her resume. Culturally, she had been taught that promoting herself was bragging and inappropriate. She came to the U.S. and our DU career …

By Cindy Hyman
Cindy Hyman Director of Alumni Career & Professional Development
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