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Student Board General Membership

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The Student Board constitutes the student voice of the KS WELI. These campus leaders set an example across the Forty Acres and beyond. They implement and ensure that the KS WELI's mission is aligned with student-led initiatives.

KS WELI FoundHER Program Fall 2024 Applications Now Open!

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Applications Close March 29th @ 11:59pm
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Empowering Women to Lead.

Encouraging the World to Follow.

The Kendra Scott Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (KS WELI) at The University of Texas at Austin will strengthen the next generation of courageous, creative leaders who will change the world - in business and beyond.

Find Your Fit

No matter what you are studying, where you are in your entrepreneurial journey, or when you are graduating—we believe that everyone has a place at KS WELI. Learn more about where you can find your fit!

Find Your Fit

Events

Join us for KS WELI programs & events featuring curated content designed to inspire and equip you in your entrepreneurial leadership journey, and build your community along the way.

Courses

Learn more about the new Women in Entrepreneurship specialization and KS WELI sponsored courses that offer interdisciplinary opportunities to study entrepreneurship through a gender informed lens.

Community

Become part of our flourishing, diverse, and supportive community for leadership development, mentorship, and exclusive opportunities for the core KS WELI community.

FoundHER

If you can see her, you can be her! The KS WELI FoundHER Program empowers, spotlights, and equips courageous FoundHERs who will change the world.

Our Core Pillars

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Empower

students through entrepreneurial leadership to embark on a journey to discover their personal values, strengths, and authentic leadership style.
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Build Community

that is diverse, inclusive, and welcoming to create connections that redefine leadership and entrepreneurship through creativity and innovation.
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Equip

students to challenge barriers women may face in order to grow the number of women-owned and women-led businesses.

Upcoming Events

FoundHER Panel: Making Connections and Building Community
March 20, 2024
Join us for a FoundHER Panel featuring FoundHERs from our Spring 2024 Cohort
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SHEspeaks: Save the Date!
April 17, 2024
Save the Date for the SHEspeaks event!
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EmpowHER Hour: Navigating Life’s Transitions: Pivoting in Work and in Life!
April 3, 2024
Join us for the last EmpowHER hour this semester!
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