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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.

YWE  2021 will be virtual! Save the date – Saturday October 9th, 10am – 1pm 
Full program, speakers, resources and key information for this year's event will be posted soon.

And amazing sessions to follow will include but not limited to:

  • What is STEM, what career options exist and how to focus your college ambitions
  • Learn and gain valuable insights from industry experts — engineers, scientists, technology professionals, lawyers, accountants, and more
  • Understand how to write remarkable essays 
  • Hear from and engage with previous YWE scholarship winners and how college has changed their lives

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.

The scholarship application submission period for 2022 scholarships opened on May 21,2021. Thank you in advance for your interest.

Recipients of this prestige scholarship will be notified on or about October 30, 2021.

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.