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Resilience in Action: Problem Solving through Adversity

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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Join us on Tuesday, January 23 to hear from three Jessica Vollman Foundation (JVF) grantees, Manasvi Perisetty, Lauren Fleming, and Sophie Sanchez during a JVF-sponsored FoundHER Panel. You’ll learn about how their own personal experiences influenced each FoundHER to launch a business and how this ties back to the JVF’s mission.

About the Jessica Vollman Foundation:

Jessica Vollman’s family started the Jessica Vollman Foundation (JVF) to honor her legacy after her passing in 2020.

As a UT alumna and passionate leader for female entrepreneurs, Jess’ personal mission led to JVF’s: promoting career advancement for women globally through access to education, closing the skills gap, and job flexibility.

Honoring the legacy of Jessica, JVF has partnered with KS WELI to offer grants and sponsorship opportunities to leaders that are a part of KS WELI’s FoundHER Program.

Throughout the month of January, we celebrate Jess January as our own tribute to Jessica Vollman.

About Their Businesses:

YouUnited is a student-led nonprofit empowering ambitious students to explore their career interests and develop their passions. We provide students worldwide in middle school to college with virtual opportunities.

Hem Support Wear is reimagining the pelvic floor support garment into something that women actually want to wear every day. Beautiful and thoughtfully-designed garments provide gentle compression to support the pelvic floor and promote wellness throughout all stages of life, including pregnancy, postpartum, and menopause.

STEM Muse connects women in STEM higher education and industry through networking and mentorship to patch the leaky pipeline.

About KS WELI FoundHER Panels:

KS WELI FoundHER panels create a safe space to discuss what it’s like to start your venture, any questions related to entrepreneurship are welcome! This is a great event to attend if you’re interested in creating a company and don’t know where to start. See her, be her, ask her anything.

Check out past KS WELI FoundHER Panels in our Content Library!

KS WELI FoundHER Panels are open to the public.


January 23
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Kendra Scott Center
2301 Trinity Street
Austin, 78712 United States
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