Welcome to the Gulf Coast
Young Women's Leadership Symposium

If you are interested or have a passion for moving women's initiatives forward, this event is for you! The Young Women's Leadership Symposium is a phenomenal opportunity to transform our community into a truly inclusive environment where young women are encouraged to reach their full potential.




Our Mission

Promote the development of future business leaders by giving young women access to mentors and businesses that support their goals. The Symposium will focus on leadership, college and career planning, diversity, advocating for young women and much more.


Who Should Attend

Driven and enthusiastic female high school students who want to spend a fulfilling day with inspirational and interactive guest speakers and female executives from elite organizations who wish to participate as speakers or mentors. Attendance is FREE!


Event Chair

Karla Decuir

Karla Decuir
Vice President, Texas Diversity Council Gulf Coast Advisory Board
University of Houston-Victoria (UHV)

Event Co-Chair

Renee Stewart

Renee Stewart, PHR, HCS
Secretary, Texas Diversity Council Gulf Coast Advisory Board
Yang Ming America Corp