Empowering women to lead. Encouraging the world to follow.

Empowering women to lead. Encouraging the world to follow.

The Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute will strengthen the next generation of courageous, creative women leaders who will change the world.

Kendra Scott Endowment Announcement

Kendra Scott’s Philanthropic Investment in UT Austin Expands Support for Future Women Business Leaders

“Kendra’s investment will transform the lives of thousands of future leaders, and all of society will reap the benefits,” said Jay Hartzell, president of UT Austin. “I am thrilled she is expanding her partnership with UT to attract top talent and leverage the strength of our city and university as an engine for entrepreneurship.”

A photo of Kendra Scott featured in Inc. Magazine
Flora Tenille West


Introducing FLORAL SEA (or The House of FLORAL SEA), a conceptual fashion house and design studio founded in September 2019 by multidisciplinary artist, designer, and entrepreneur, Flora Tenille West.

Signature Events

Relive the inaugural Dream to Venture event experience – an evening filled with inspiring content shining a spotlight on what it means to be a FoundHER. 

Programs & Events

 Join us for KS WELI sponsored programs & events designed to equip students with the tools needed to gain intentional skills and practice.


Learn more about the newly launch Women in Entrepreneurship specialization and KS WELI sponsored courses that offer interdisciplinary opportunities in management, design, and entrepreneurship.


Become part of a vibrant, diverse, and supportive community to kick-start your future through internships, leadership training, mentoring, funding opportunities, and more. Learn about Student Board and Alumni Board.

About Kendra Scott

About // Kendra Scott

Kendra Scott is a loving mom, a driven entrepreneur and a passionate designer who believes the truest form of success is giving back in a meaningful way.

We want the Kendra Scott Women's Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (KS WELI) to be shaped by you! Tell us about your favorite initiatives, how we can improve, and what you’re hoping to see next year! The KS WELI is for you, and we want your voice to be heard to shape our future impact.

Survey link in our bio!

As a thank you for being a part of the KS WELI community and providing feedback, we will be hosting two Kendra Scott Jewelry Giveaways that will go to two people who complete the End of Year Survey. Winners will be contacted by email, so if you choose to omit your email in the contact information, you will not be entered into our giveaway.

PLEASE NOTE | By completing this survey, you grant the KS WELI permission to include your information in an annual impact report. Your name and email will not be shared.

We appreciate your time and feedback to help us #empowerwomentolead and #encouragetheworldtofollow

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It's that time of year again! Finals season! Good luck on the rest of your projects, exams, and presentations from the KS WELI Student Board! 🤘💛

Remember to get some fuel, clear your space, study those notes, and most importantly have fun!

#KSWELIxUTAustin #kswelinstitute #empoweringwomentolead #encouragingtheworldtofollow

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