GalXc

 

The GalXc Women’s Accelerator provides education, training, networking and mentoring to a cohort of women. Participants develop skills and competencies to become effective business leaders and founders of high-achieving startups.

GalXc Accelerator is open to women who are affiliated with The University of Texas at Dallas as students, staff, and/or faculty. If you are not affiliated with UT Dallas, please review our website for more information on sessions that are open to the public, guest speaking opportunities, or mentorship opportunities.

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Roles

Mentor – Commit time to mentor a GalXc team during accelerator sessions.
Guest Lecturer – Provide a 30-60 minutes topical lecture based upon your expertise.
Service Provider – Commit free or discounted services to a GalXc startup team.
Sponsor – Commit financial support of an Institute program or GalXc startup team.

Approach

Advice is free – no strings attached; Institute facilitated matching of student/team and advisor.
Educational focus – guidance, not direction; expectation for both advisor and advisee.
Guard against possible conflicts of interest; confidentiality in keeping students’ best interest(s).

Expectations

Institute coordinated, mutual engagement schedule during a semester or other defined and agreed period.
Weekly communication, perhaps 1-2 hours a week, or as appropriate.
Attend occasional review/class meetings, as available.

Criteria

Expertise in a functional or industry setting.
Experience and/or current position reflects a background working with start-up companies, building businesses, investing in startup ventures, or been an entrepreneur themselves.
Agree to confidentiality or administrative process in the event, required by UT Dallas.

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Applications Open: October 15, 2018

Sessions Begin: February, 2019

More information coming soon!

If you are interested in or have any questions about GalXc, please contact:

Dresden Goldberg


Assistant Director