A place to learn something new every day.

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A Houston Community of Learners.

Founded in 1951 by Rebecca and Dean Richardson and chartered as a nonprofit, 501(c) 3 in 1956, the Women's Institute of Houston (WIH) has served thousands of men and women searching for a community of learners in Houston. We proudly offer a variety of programs, including weekly classes, Sunday lectures, lecture luncheons, and online learning experiences. Everyone who joins our program has the opportunity to learn something new every day. Become involved at WIH and be enriched.

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OUR MISSION

WIH provides a community for women and men to explore diverse academic subjects by offering classes and lectures taught by recognized leaders in their fields.



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OUR VISION

WIH strives to cultivate informed, critical, and engaged citizens by connecting people who love to learn with the highest quality opportunities for continuing education and enrichment.



Board of Directors



Marilyn Lummis

Chair Emerita

Cynthia J. Brown

President

Mary Lee Wallace

Vice President

Joan Scales

Secretary

Jane Smith

Lecture Luncheon Chair

Donna Glass

Dede Wadler

Cindy Westheimer

Administration



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Jana Whitby

Executive Director
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Shea Hill

Executive Assistant
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Elsa Leal

Supply Manager

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