Neylan has been an important voice in Latter-day Saint women’s advocacy for nearly a decade. First as the founder of the Mormon Women Project, a non-profit dedicated to mobilizing Mormon women by telling their stories and most recently as the co-founder and CEO of Better Days 2020, a non-profit celebrating the 150th anniversary of women first voting in Utah through education, events and the arts.
Neylan’s previous marketing experience includes in-house positions at Silicon Valley companies as well as advertising agencies (including a role in the I’m A Mormon campaign). She is the author of Women at Church: Magnifying LDS Women’s Local Impact, which has been called “a monumental piece of work” and most recently Pioneering the Vote: The Untold Story of Suffragists in Utah and the West.
Neylan is a graduate of Yale University, mother to three daughters, and lives in Salt Lake City.