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Women's Empowerment Institute 

About Us

Women's Empowerment Institute is represented by strong leaders who are paving their way into successful futures through volunteering, social activities and academic excellence. This leadership continues through our prominent alumni network, who proudly help members find valuable jobs upon graduation. Browse through our site to learn more.

Dear Interested Student,  

You are part of remarkable woman apart of the Robert H. Smith School of Business, and we would love to see you join our prestigious fourth cohort. The community of the Women’s Empowerment Institutes highlights the importance of both professional and community development through workshops and community-building opportunities. 

We strongly believe in our mission statement:  To empower women from underrepresented populations within the Robert H. Smith School of Business to be successful personally and professionally by: 

  • Inspiring them to be confident in their ability to be a leader.

  • Connecting members with high-profile business leaders and experiential learning that will equip them with the business acumen necessary to succeed in a professional setting. 

  • Creating an environment of trust where transparent feedback and experiences underrepresented women will be shared and supported. 

The executive leaders of WEI have developed a comprehensive curriculum designed to inspire, connect, and empower women leaders at Smith.

Upcoming Program Schedule

 Events for the F22-S23 Academic Year 


WEI X SBA Study Hall
Thursday, December 8th 2022 
Room TBD, Van Munching Hall

Come join the Women's Empowerment Institute and the Smith Business Academy during our Study Hall event where we will be sharing our tips for success, look over resumes, and study groups. Peer mentors will also be available for guidance. Lastly, snacks will be included

Here is the sign-up link: :)

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Contact Us

                                If you’d like to learn more about Women's Empowerment Institute, please don’t hesitate to reach out.                                                                                          We would be more than happy to answer any questions, comments or concerns.

                                                                                     WEI 22-23 Membership Application

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