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Women's Employee Network

Welcome to the Women's Employee Network

My name is Jen Chavez, and I am excited to be the team leader for the first ever Women’s Employee Network. I received my undergraduate degree from the University of Wyoming and have been a long time employee of the Division of Information Technology and have served in various capacities over the years. I currently serve as the Director of Enterprise IT, Infrastructure and Security, and am working on my Master’s in Higher Education Administration. In 2019, I had the privilege of attending the Academic Management Institute, which is a Colorado and Wyoming network of women leaders. During this past year, I have been able to network with a variety of women including administrators, faculty, and staff from across the State of Colorado and Wyoming. This group has inspired, motivated and rejuvenated my passion for the work that I do. On day one of the institute, we were asked to think about what we wanted to get out of the institute and log it in our journal. As I look back to that page in my journal, I wrote “inspire others to achieve their full potential, and I want to make an impact”. As a team leader, I want to bring women together to support and help each other grow as a community.

Information about the Employee Network

The Women’s Employee Network is a group open to all staff and faculty who want to come together to support and connect with others within the university community.  Over the course of the semester, we will gather for social events, facilitate mentoring and host professional development activities.  The Women’s Employee Network is meant to be a place where we can network and share our experiences with others.   I hope in the process that we build new friendships along the way.  There is a place for everyone.  No matter the journey you are on personally or professionally, this network is meant to connect women together to support, mentor, inspire and help each other grow individually and as a community.  If you have any questions about the group or suggestions for upcoming events, please don’t hesitate to reach out to me at or 307-766-4874.  I am very excited about the opportunities this group opens up for each of us, and look forward to connecting with you all over the coming years.

Jen Chavez Employee Network Team Leader


Upcoming Women's Employee Network Events:

Virtual Lunchtime Conversation

October 21, 2020 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. RSVP Here to receive Zoom Information

Virtual Lunchtime Conversation Flyer


Mix and Mingle

March 11, 2020 5:15 - 7:00 p.m.

Wyoming Union Room 203


Event Flyer

Contact Us

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-6672


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