Active Listening That Leads to Understanding

Active Listening: WIELD Community Spotlight

November 16, 2021

Join Fyli on Tuesday, November 2nd at 6 PM EST for the Active Listening that Leads to Understanding panel featuring The Women’s Initiative for Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development- Texas, Fyli community members, and University of Texas-Austin students.
Joyce Kabwe, University of Texas at Austin Student

Nora Ali, Media Entrepreneur and Co-Host of Business Casual
Crystal Berger, Founder and CEO of EBO and Media Tech Entrepreneur
Trenola Brooks, University of Texas at Austin Student
Netta Jenkins, Co Founder, Dipper & VP Global Inclusion, Unqork
Samantha Mijares, University of Texas at Austin Student

The Women’s Initiative for Entrepreneurship and Leadership Development – Texas (WIELD Texas) is a career incubator program launched by the Office of Inclusive Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University at Texas at Austin.
This program will lay the foundation and provide the infrastructure to guide women from diverse backgrounds into leadership and executive roles in corporate America. WIELD Texas participants will benefit from a combination of professional skills development and personal support, along with an immersive and unmatched experience learning directly from leading executives and entrepreneurs.
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Let’s be friends! By joining our community we call a “tribe”, you are officially a Friend of Fyli. Tune in to learn what it’s like to be in our virtual room of diverse thinkers and dreamers who shift conversations and perspectives. Magic happens when you feel open, connected, present, safe and vulnerable. Each month we highlight two ongoing community series that focus on resiliency & diversity, and spotlight women and men who are paving incredible paths within various industries while sharing their unique stories and discoveries along the way.


1. Are you an aspiring entrepreneur or started your business already?

A. Aspiring Entrepreneur
B. Started Business

2. Are you committed to a year filled with growth and accountability and have the time to contribute peer to peer mentorship to other community members while growing together year after year?

A. YES I have the time and fully committed
B. NO I have limited time and would prefer to pop in and out as needed

3. Are you open to travel and gathering in person for strategy sessions and events, or would prefer to be remote and fully online?

A. Open to travel
B. Virtual

4. Do you have a detailed business plan and strategy in place to grow your company even if you did not start it yet?

A. Yes
B. No

5. Are you willing to learn new skills, get vulnerable, and focus on accountability even when things get hard along the way?

A. Hell YES!
B. Willing to Try