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

  • Thursday, January 27th, 6-7 PM
  • Thursday, February 10th, 6-7 PM
  • Wednesday & Thursday, February 23-24, 6-8 PM (STL Fed Women in Economics
  • Symposium)
  • Thursday, March 10th, 6-7 PM
  • Thursday, March 24th, 6-7 PM
  • Thursday, April 14th, 6-7 PM
  • Thursday, April 28th, 6-7 PM
  • Please email for the location of the next meeting


Application for Membership

  • For the 2022 Spring Application please fill out the following google form: https://forms.gle/DnzvjGNyDWit7qwz8
  • Application opens on January 31st and closes on February 11th at 5PM.


Highlight of Past Events

  • 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


UWE Meeting, Spring 2021

Final UWE Meeting of the Semester, Spring 2021

Core Team Members for Spring Semester 2022


Head Chair of External Relation
Rachel Koch, rnkmcn@mail.missouri.ed

Olivia Skeans

Head of Internal Relations
Olivia Skeans, omsywf@umsystem.edu


Abbigayle Mills, anmp9d@missouri.edu


Olufikewa Toyin-Elebute, ontdwb@mail.umkc.edu


Professional Development Chair
Sali Diallo, sdg5v@mail.missouri.edu


Member Wellness Chair
Emma Gould, elg9bn@umsystem.edu

Contact Information

Spring 2022 Intertest Form: https://forms.gle/BJ3kFdAqLohsZRYm7

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