Hailey Nichols Wins Graduate Category at Inaugural Female Founder Pitch Competition

Hailey Nichols Wins Graduate Category at Inaugural Female Founder Pitch Competition

WNCG student Hailey Nichols won first place in the Graduate/Postdoc category at last month’s Female Founder Pitch competition. The event was hosted by the Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute and the Texas Innovation Center.

The competition showcased emerging businesses and innovative technologies developed by women who are “paving the way to have a significant impact on the world.” Participation was open to startup ecosystem women-founders in five categories: UT Undergraduate, UT Graduate/Postdoc, UT Faculty/Staff, UT Alumnae, and Community. Two winners were selected from each category; first-place winners received $7,500, and second-place winners received $2,500.