Speaking on Business: 2019 Sundance Women’s Leadership Honorees

The Sundance Film Festival and Zions Bank honor female role models who make Utah such a terrific state.

Chris Redgrave Jan 25, 2019

This is Chris Redgrave for Zions Bank Speaking on Business.

The Sundance Film Festival and Zions Bank honor female role models who make Utah a terrific state by living the mission of empowerment of women, who take opportunities and grow, becoming exemplary leaders.

The women honored for their leadership are:

Workplace Diversity Leadership: Barbara Annis, CEO of Gender Intelligence, has advocated the value and practice of gender, diversity and inclusive leadership in Fortune 500 companies worldwide

Nonprofit Leadership: Julie Castle, CEO of Best Friends Animal Society, the largest no-kill animal sanctuary in the world and leading the national/global no-kill movement

Philanthropic Leadership: Hope, Katie and Lisa Eccles, these accomplished sisters have served the community for years in education, the law and involvement with Utah’s philanthropic community

Legislative Leadership: Representative Karen Kwan, serving as the state’s first Chinese-American lawmaker with focus on higher education, natural resources and environmental quality

Arts Leadership: Keri Putnam, executive director of Sundance Institute, who oversees the annual Sundance Film Festival, as well as Institute Labs, grants, mentorships and other events

Community Leadership: Rt. Rev. Carolyn Tanner Irish, served as the 10th Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Utah and the first female leader of a major denomination in Utah

Business Leadership: Mary Pat Thompson, Idaho business leader and Zions Bank Advisory Board member and recently retired from an impressive career MWI Animal Health

Congratulations to our Sundance Film Festival Utah Women’s Leadership honorees!

For Zions Bank, I’m Chris Redgrave, speaking on business.

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