Leadership Ecosystem

Gathers together student organizations & programs across UT Austin that are focused on advancing gender equity/representation, inclusion & creating a community for all in STEM

The WiSTEM Leadership Ecosystem gathers student organizations & programs across UT Austin that are focused on advancing gender equity/representation, fostering a culture of inclusion, & creating a community for all in STEM. Through community creating events, leadership training and skills advancement opportunities, and events designed to foster cross-organization and cross-institution collaborations, the WiSTEM Leadership Ecosystem increases the Sense of Belonging, STEM Identity and Self-Efficacy for future and current STEM campus organization leaders who identify as women.

Benefits

Participation provides organization leaders with:  

  • A comprehensive directory of organizations with similar goals/missions across all STEM disciplines/colleges/schools 
  • A peer network to facilitate connections, coalitions and collaborations across organizations 
  • Ecosystem wide leadership training and workshops for STEM student leaders to develop/refine leadership and communication skills as well as strategies for increasing student engagement in their organization 
  • Access to a wide network of speakers, coaches, alumni and role models for organization programming needs Corporate Packet / Fundraising Support
  • Access to mini-grants/materials for programming/events
  • Mentorship and guidance for student leaders and organizations

Resources

Organization leaders are able to utilize:

  • Leadership Ecosystem Slack Channel for org leaders to connect/communicate
  • WiSTEM monthly eNewsletters to alumni & industry for volunteer requests
  • WiSTEM monthly eNewsletters to current students for org promotion
  • WiSTEM Canvas for current student info
  • Leadership & Communication Workshops catalog for org use
  • A centralized list of Leadership Ecosystem orgs
  • WiSTEM Staff for guidance/consultations

Leadership Ecosystem Organizations 

For the list of Leadership Ecosystem Organizations, click here.

For More Information

Email Amy Beebe, WiSTEM Assistant Director