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
Fermata Reeds Founders

August FoundHER – Fermata Reeds

Introducing Fermata Reeds, a materials company dedicated to producing reeds that are more economically accessible and ecologically friendly.

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.
 

Curriculum

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

Community

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.

Ask her anything with Fermata Reeds! 🤘💛 Join us for a virtual FoundHER talk on Monday, August 29th from 5:30 - 6:30pm! This event features Zoelle Wong, Lizette Wong, Brigit Fitzgerald, and Lettie Smith, co-founders of Fermata Reeds!

The team behind Fermata Reeds will share their story and obstacles they have overcome as female founders.

Register for the event by using the link in our bio. See you there! ✨

#KSWELIxUTAustin #kswelinstituteut #empoweringwomentolead #encouragingtheworldtofollow
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It's time for our FoundHER Friday Spotlight! #Hookem for our August FoundHER's, Zoelle Wong, Lizette Wong, Lettie Smith & Brigit Fitzgerald!

The co-founders share with us a story of a hurdle they had to overcome in their entrepreneurial journey!

Learn more about Fermata Reeds at the link in our bio!🤘💛

#KSWELIxUTAustin #KSWELIxFoundHER #empoweringwomentolead #encouragingtheworldtofollow #kswelinstituteUT #thenextgeneration #ifyoucanseeheryoucanbeher
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#Hookem for our KS WELI FoundHER Spotlight! If you can see HER, you can be HER! Today we are spotlighting a Day in the Life of our August FoundHER's Zoelle Wong, Lizette Wong, Brigit Fitzgerald & Lettie Smith, the founders of Fermata Reeds!✨

Head over to the link in our bio to learn more about the founders and Fermata Reeds!🤘💛

#KSWELIxUTAustin #KSWELIxFoundHER #kswelinstituteut #empoweringwomentolead #encouragingtheworldtofollow
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#Hookem for our KS WELI FoundHER Spotlight! If you can see HER, you can be HER! Today we are spotlighting a Day in the Life of our July FoundHER Dana Such, the founder of Squeezed Consulting! ✨

Head over to the link in our bio to learn more about Dana and Squeezed Consulting! 🤘💛

#KSWELIxUTAustin #KSWELIxFoundHER #kswelinstituteut #empoweringwomentolead #encouragingtheworldtofollow
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