About Women in Economics (WIE)

Join others in discussing issues facing women in economics, while making friends and relaxing in a supportive atmosphere. The WIE group kicked off its inaugural year in 2014 with a series of happy hours throughout the Spring and Fall semesters, concluding with a BBQ at Professor Lea Kosnik’s home before finals in May 2015. Board members for the first year were Melissa Maxwell (BS/MA 2015), Emma Nix (MA 2017), Abby Wood BS/MA 2016), and Audrey Fischer (BS 2017).

Current President: Hannah Drury (Spring 2020)
Additional Board Members: Maia Elkana, Sarah Krueger 


Join us for our first event of 2020!
What: Podcast Series Recording of Women in Economics by the St. Louis Federal Reserve
*Dinner included*
  Where: UMSL, JCP 402
      When: February 20, 2020 from 4-7pm. 


Questions about the department’s new Women in Economics group can be directed to Professor Kosnik.

Why Women in Economics?  (updated Jan 2020)

Mentoring Resources
   American Economic Association - Mentoring for Undergraduates
   AEA Committee on the Status of Women in Economics 
       (This is the main home page for CSWEP.)
   CSWEP News: Feature Articles by Audience
       (This is the CSWEP page that points students to more resources.)

A growing number of universities have similar clubs/organizations.  One of the most prominent is at Harvard:

   Harvard University's UWE Program
    (Info about Harvard's Undergraduate Women in Economics program)


Brunch at Lea Kosnik’s 2018


Barb Flowers (alum), Mary Suiter (alum) Lea Kosnik, Meagan Burwell, Emma Hogrebe, Kimberly Ging, Sarah Krueger, Maia Eklkana, Rachel Harrington, Jamie Vergano, Flannery Allison, Naomi Russell and Anne Winkler (photographer)


Women in Economics End of Semester Brunch at

The Scottish Arms, Nov. 18, 2017

umsl econ students at lunch L-R Senior Meagan Burwell,  Senior Abby Froidl,
Junior Emma Hogrebe

umsl econ students at lunchL-R Senior Jamie Vergano, Senior Meagan Burwell, Senior Abby Froidl, Junior Emma Hogrebe, Senior Anni Meyer, Junior Sadie Hill


 Women in Economics members at November 2015 Demolition Ball 
WIE Nov 2015 event L-R grad student Emma Nix, Jestika Gajjar (a friend from the grad Info Systems  program), grad student Marisa Klein, senior Tobi WIlkins, grad student Abby Wood, freshman Samantha Nawrocki