The Leadership Institute builds on existing leadership resources at Texas Woman's University by providing a program that:

  • Focuses on a transformative experience for students who wish to receive creative and responsive leadership preparation
  • Increases practical opportunities to gain leadership experience
  • Offers a variety of interactive and engaging opportunities for student leadership development including speakers/mentors series, seminars, service opportunities and leadership conferences

Core Values

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Mission Statement

Texas Woman's University builds on its long tradition as a public institution primarily for women by educating a diverse community of students to lead personally and professionally fulfilling lives. TWU prepares women and men for leadership and service through high quality undergraduate and certificate programs on campus and at a distance. A TWU education ignites potential, purpose and a pioneering spirit.


The Leadership Institute will cultivate exceptional leaders who live and lead with integrity, accountability and excellence.


The Leadership Institute was founded in 2006 to address a nationally recognized need for leadership in civic affairs, volunteer organizations and corporate and entrepreneurial initiatives.