Undergraduate Women in Economics

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UWE Mission Statement

  • PurposeTo increase the number of and elevate underrepresented groups in economics. To advise and learn from our fellow members. To promote education and research in economic fields. To celebrate each other's contributions and successes in the field.
  • Goals: Foster Community, Professional Development, Inclusivity, Empowerment
  • UWE Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Knowledge


Dates and Times of Meetings

  • September 8th, 6pm-7pm: Podcast discussion
  • September 22nd 6pm-7pm: Resume workshop
  • October 6th 6pm-7pm: New member introductions and Trivia Night
  • October 20th 6pm-7pm: Internship Panel
  • November 3rd 6pm-7pm: Guest Speaker Sandile Hlatshwayo
  • November 17th 6pm-7pm: Elections
  • December 1st 6pm-7pm: Finals study group
  • Please email for the location of the next meeting


Application for Membership

  • For the Fall 2022 New Member Application please fill out the following google form: https://forms.gle/cBXTNCDp1HqtrcuQ9
  • Application opens on August 29th and closes on September 23rd at 5PM.


Highlight of Past Events

  • St. Louis Fed Women in Economics Symposium
  • Visit to Kansas City Federal Reserve
  • Guest Speaker Dr. Kathleen Vohs: Sexual Economics
  • Guest Speaker Dr. Garth Huetel: How Economists think about the Environment
  • Book Club with Stacey Vanek Smith: Machiavelli for Women
  • Money in Politics Town Hall with Dr. Jeffrey Milyo and Dr. Jonathon Krieckhaus
  • Guest Speaker Dr. Gerald Friedman: Heterodox Approaches to Economics & Marxian Insights



Final UWE Meeting of the Semester, Spring 2021


Fall 2021 visit to Kansas City Federal Reserve


Spring 2022 Galentines Night

Fall 2022 trip to the St. Louis Federal Reserve Board

Fall 2022 trip to the St. Louis Federal Reserve Board

Core Team Members for Spring Semester 2022

A Mills

Head of Internal Relations

Abbigayle Mills


Katrina Haman

Head Chair of External Relations

Katrina Haman 




Sydney Labruyere




Joyce Hsieh



Professional Development Chair

Elizabeth Broadhurst



Marketing Director

Alina Peterson



Member Wellness Chair

Brooklyn Marrs


Contact Information

Fall 2022 New Member Application Form: https://forms.gle/cBXTNCDp1HqtrcuQ9

Email: UWEMizzou@outlook.com
Send an email to note interest, you will then be added to a Canvas group where meeting information is regularly distributed.

Social Media
Twitter: @uwemizzou
Instagram: @uwemizzou
LinkedIn: Undergraduate Women in Economics - UWE Mizzou

Dr. Alyssa Carlson
Faculty advisor of UWE