About // KS WEL Institute

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

Through an environment of community, diversity, inclusivity and empowerment, we will redefine leadership and entrepreneurship by growing the number of women-owned and women-led businesses.

Thank You // Corporate Partners

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See Our Impact // 2019-2020 Academic Year

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Empowering

6 featured female founders

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Building Community

among 60 UT stakeholders

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Equipping

60 students in 2 courses
90 students in 2 workshops

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.

KS WEL Institute in the News

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Kendra Scott On Personal Challenges In 2020, Feeling Stronger & Giving Back.
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Kendra Scott is named Professor in Practice of the College of Fine Arts and will be co-teaching the course Women in Entrepreneurship.
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Empowered women empower women. Fashion designer Kendra Scott discusses the importance of uplifting the next generation of female entrepreneurs.

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Visit the Kendra Scott Center in the College of Fine Arts

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KS WEL Institute // Contact Us

Due to COVID-19, KS WEL Institute Staff & Interns are working remotely.

You can reach us by phone:
Mondays – Fridays // 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST
512-232-8087

Or by e-mail: ksinstitute@utexas.edu

Follow @kswelinstitute on the following social media platforms for updates on how we are #empoweringwomentolead | #KSxUTAustin

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