Faculty in Organization, Workforce, and Leadership Studies (OWLS) pursue a variety of research agendas. Their work has been funded at the local, state, and federal levels including the Texas Workforce Commission, the U.S. Department of Education, and the National Science Foundation.
Engage in Research
The annual Counter-Life Herstories Conference shares women of color’s narratives in a live, TEDx-style format with girls of color in Central Texas. The purpose of this conference is to build an interdisciplinary team of education researchers, policymakers, and high-tech leaders explore opportunities to investigate women’s diverse experiences in the STEM+Computing workforce.
ACCEYSS Research Group
The ACCEYSS Network convenes partners, community members, and tech industry annually to learn about STEM workforce needs in Central Texas/Greater San Marcos; resources available in the region; and share work conducted with community and faith-based partners to increase STEM access for underrepresented youth in the community.