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Young Women Energized

What is Young Women Energized?
WEN's Young Women Energized (YWE) program offers students, parents and educators a jump start to college and career planning with its signature mentoring circle format and interactive sessions for all attendees. The program is aimed at high school students in grades 9 through 12, especially those interested in energy careers and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). The program has received many accolades, including being named the 2019 Best Outreach Program by World Oil.

WEN Houston's YWE sessions include:
  • A discussion on the next generation of students advancing in energy
  • Ask the experts — engineers, scientists, technology professionals, lawyers, accountants, and more
  • Mapping your own career
  • Freshman/Sophomore students special session
  • Q&A session for parents, educators, and career & college counselors

Did we mention Scholarships?
The Women’s Energy Network of Houston are pleased to sponsor ten (10) $10,000 one-time awards to exemplary high school senior girls from the greater Houston area.  Through its programs, WEN is committed to introducing high school students to careers in energy, helping to fuel the industry’s need for top talent in the future.

Scholarship applications will open June 1st and recipients will be announced at the YWE event, date TBC.

Ready to get Involved?
If you are interested in learning more about YWE or looking for ways to get involved, please email the YWE Committee using the Learn More link.