Representation Matters

Welcome to Utah’s 40 OVER 40. We are thrilled to recognize and celebrate Women 40 and older making an impact in our community

Our Mission

Representation Matters. It matters in age, race, skill, experience, opinion and thought. We want to acknowledge and celebrate women in their 40s, 50s, 60s, & beyond! We want to be inspired by women taking chances, changing lives and making an impact later in life. We envision a growing community of women over 40, celebrated for their distinct accomplishments and success stories.


Our Why

For starters…

1 in 4 Americans is a


Average age of a female entrepreneur.

Average age of a female CEO.



Women business owners between 40 and 59 years old.

Utah has one of the largest gender wage gaps in the nation: women earn 30% less than men.



Utah ranks 50th in the nation for women’s equality since 2017. That is dead last folks.

Nominations Now Open

We believe every woman is amazing and we want to hear her story. If you know an incredible woman aged 40 or older, nominate her! If that’s you, heck, nominate yourself! We celebrate the movers and shakers in our community, especially the ones that don't get the recognition they deserve. Click the link below to nominate someone today. Disclaimer: You or the woman you nominate must be 40 or older.

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2023 Celebration Gala

The Grand America Hotel

Save the Date Coming Soon!

2022 Winners

Becky Edwards



Ze Min Xiao



Joana McKenna



Nikki Walker



Sarah Belzer



Heather Hinrichs



Dani Weigand



Joanna Fankhauser



Elaine C. Young



Missy McGlone



Sidni Lloyd-Shorter



Jennifer Bowman



Mindy B. Young



Susi Feltch



Dr. Nancy Hauck



Becky Pickle



Yamile Saied Mendez



Carolyn Hayden Garner



Marcy Allen



Missy Greis



Julie Palasma



Julie Bartlett



Taunya Brown



Maile Keone



Lisa Blakemore



Yvon Smith



Dr. Susanna Keeshin



Salsa Queen Zapata



Debra Bonner



Sarah Navarre



Erin Fox



Janine Talbot



Lelani Craig



Luz Escamilla



Brittany Brown



Mary Jane Isaacs



Teri Tito



Mercedes Fitchett



Madelyn Cohen



Geri Lofthouse



Meet The Founders

Robyn Cohen

Co-Founder, Utah's 40 OVER 40 | Founder W Collective

Diane Acevedo

Co-founder, Utah's 40 OVER 40 | SVP Operations & CX, Gabb Wireless

Julia Deaver

CO-founder, UTAH'S 40 OVER 40 | Experience Designer, Event Producer and Chief Marketing Officer


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