Women in Entrepreneurship Specialization
The Women in Entrepreneurship (WiE) specialization is a partnership between the McCombs Entrepreneurship Minor and the Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute. The first of its kind, this specialization offers all undergraduate students with a variety of classes that are able to meet requirements #4 and/or #5 of the Entrepreneurship Minor.
To be a part of the WiE specialization, students are required to take WiE courses empowered by the KS WELI. Additional applications may be required per class. All undergraduate students are required to apply to the Entrepreneurship Minor and complete all 5 requirements to graduate with the Entrepreneurship Minor credential.
Launch Your Startup Journey
The Entrepreneurship Minor provides students with access to entrepreneurship courses across colleges on campus. Along with minor classes you can compete in pitch competitions, attend entrepreneurship related workshops, gain experience from startups and develop connections with alumni, mentors or current entrepreneurs.
Currently ranked 2nd in the nation by the Princeton Review, the Entrepreneurship Minor students have access to work across diverse industries, Forbes top 500 companies, local Austin startups, McCombs alumni, and successful entrepreneurs. Currently the minor has over 750 students across 150+ majors across campus.
The Minor at a Glance:
- Non-Business Majors: 79%
- Women: 52%
- First-Gen Students: 13%
- Average GPA: 3.51%