About the program
Wi$eUp is a financial education program designed for Generation X and Y Women. It was developed by the
U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau
in support of the Department of Labor's Strengthening the Family Initiative. The Wi$eUp curriculum was developed by
Texas AgriLife Extension Service
under contract with the Women's Bureau.
Wi$eUp is offered
, as well as in classroom settings in educational institutions and other organizations in seven of the
Women's Bureau regions
(regions I, II, III, IV, VI, VII, VIII, X).
About the Women's Bureau
The U.S. Department of Labor
is the only federal agency with a mandate to formulate standards and policies to promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment. The Women's Bureau national office is located in Washington, DC with regional offices in ten major cities across the country. Established in 1920, the Women's Bureau is one of the oldest agencies in the
U.S. Department of Labor.
Beverly Lyle, Region VI (Dallas, TX), 972-850-4700 and Jane Walstedt, National Office (Washington, DC), 202-693-6781.
About Texas AgriLife Extension Service
Texas AgriLife Extension Service (Texas A&M University System)
provides quality, relevant outreach and continuing education programs and services to the people of Texas, including programs for
building individual and family capacity
for self-sufficiency, wellness, family stability and economic security.
Nancy Granovsky, Texas AgriLife Extension Service (Texas A&M University - College Station, TX), 979-845-3850.