Virtual Viewpoints

Date: 05/22/2024 9:30am | 05/22/2024 10:30am

Location: Stay tuned for more information about our next Virtual Viewpoints!



Start your morning informed and inspired

We are excited to present to you the next in our event series of Virtual Viewpoints that focuses on the four essentials to a woman and her family’s economic security: child care, housing, health insurance and education.




Virtual Viewpoints: Power of Collective Giving
November 10, 2023 | 10AM

Facilitated by XIX Society Co-chair Candice Hill, this guided discussion highlighted the impactful initiatives of IGNITE and POETIC. These organizations are dedicated to offering programs that empower young women, guiding them on a journey to lead and thrive. The conversation also delved into the potent influence of collective giving, emphasizing how pooling resources can create a more substantial impact, ultimately fostering the development of stronger and more vibrant communities.

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Virtual Viewpoints: Advocacy in Action
February 15, 2022 | 2:00PM

TXWF’s Director of Advocacy and Policy, Laura Atlas Kravitz, J.D., and Jaime Puente, Economic Opportunity Director of Every Texan presented on the ins and outs of the legislature, behind-the-scenes anecdotes and tips on how to navigate the legislature for new and veteran advocates.

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Virtual Viewpoints: The Afterschool Landscape Tool
May 24, 2022 | 10:00 AM

 Dallas Afterschool and the Children’s Poverty Action Lab created the Afterschool Landscape Tool, powered by Texas Women’s Foundation, to help improve access to afterschool programs across Dallas County. This Viewpoints discussed how this tool identifies where current programs and seats are located and where additional seats are needed in Dallas County. 

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Virtual Viewpoints: Building a Culture of Belonging
February 24, 2022 | 10:00 AM

This engaging panel discussion with corporate leaders to talked about the importance of creating space for everyone in the workplace, including their approach to building a culture of belonging and fostering purposeful connections that benefit us all.

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Virtual Viewpoints: Are you ready to run…for office?
November 16, 2021 | 10:00 – 11:00 AM

This panel of women discussed the political process and the need for women’s leadership in political participation.

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Virtual Viewpoints: Investing in Women Entrepreneurs
November 4, 2021 | 10:00 – 11:00 AM

There is plenty of room for women to get involved on all sides of this equation and a real need. Texas Women’s Foundation discussed  how they and others are investing assets, opening opportunities for women to get involved and making sure women business owners have the credit and cash they need to grow and succeed.

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Virtual Viewpoints: The Power of Storytelling
September 22, 2021 

This Viewpoints will amplified the voices of  ladies from our Young Women’s Advisory Council that took part in a moderated conversation to discuss books written by bestselling authors Angie Thomas and Cleo Wade. They spoke about the power of their stories and how we all can use our stories and voices to build community.

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Virtual Viewpoints: The Caring Economy
JUNE 24, 2021

Texas Women’s Foundation discussed the economic impacts of care, particularly care for the elderly and people with disabilities, and how understanding care as a shared responsibility will set the stage for a stronger economy for all.

Experts Julie Kashen Senior Fellow Director, Women’s Economic Justice of The Century Foundation and Melissa Orth, President & CEO of the Legacy Senior Communities. They have  conducted research and work in this field, and provided insight and recommendations.

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Virtual Viewpoints: Policy & Advocacy
MARCH 18, 2021 

This Viewpoints brought together advocacy leaders who work to create policy change on behalf of women and girls. We will talk aboout our agenda for the 87th Texas Legislative Session and how to mobilize our networks to drive positive social and economic change. women and girls across Texas.

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Virtual Viewpoints: The Essentials | Housing

Texas Women’s Foundation hosted a panel discussion on the issue of housing instability and insecurity among women and girls across Texas, and how the current impacts of the pandemic has exacerbated this issue.

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Virtual Viewpoints: The 19th
October 19, 2020

Texas Women’s Foundation’s XIX Society hosted a moderated discussion featuring The 19th CEO and Co-Founder, Emily Ramshaw, on the importance of free press in civic engagement, why there is a need for a wxas Women’s Foundationomen-focused news agency, and provide a nonpartisan election update.

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Celebrating Black Philanthropy
August 20, 2020

This Virtual Viewpoints featured distinguished leaders examining the increasing role and responsibility of Black philanthropy in addressing economic and racial justice, and advancing social change.

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Economic Issues for Women in Texas, 2020
June 16, 2020

Texas Women’s Foundation presented the findings from our comprehensive study of the economic reality facing Texas Women. The research reveals dramatic changes in our state’s demographics, and the challenges and opportunities to creating a more equitable society. The presenation featured stories of women from across Texas sharing their lived experiences, and information on how state-level policies and practices can help strengthen women and their families.

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Virtual Viewpoints: The Essentials | Education
May 19, 2020

The Education series featured a discussion with experts in the education industry about the barriers women face in higher education, how they have been heightened in our current environment, and how they are working to support students through these challenges.

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Virtual Viewpoints: The Essentials | Child Care
April 30, 2020

The Child Care series discussed the challenges centers are faced with keeping their doors open while many families are staying home due to COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders. We heared from industry experts on how they are continuing to provide quality child care, and how we can help keep this essential work support accessible for working families.

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