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2019 Leadership Forum & Awards Dinner participants included Retta Miller (event co-chair); Roslyn Dawson Thompson (Texas Women’s Foundation president & CEO); Dee Dee Bates (Maura honoree); Ana Hernandez (Maura honoree); Sally Dunning (Maura honoree); Dr. HaeSung Han (Young Leader honoree); Ana Rodriguez (Young Leader honoree); Ashlee Kleinert (Maura honoree); Nicole Small (Maura honoree); Thear Suzuki (event co-chair); Effie Dennison (Texas Capital Bank, presenter of Maura Award); Brenda L. Jackson (selection committee co-chair); Sallie Krawcheck (keynote speaker). Photo courtesy of Kristina Bowman, Texas Women’s Foundation.

Texas Women’s Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2020 Maura Award and Young Leader Award, which celebrate those who have had a positive impact on women and girls. Submit your nominations online here by Oct. 25.

Award recipients will be honored at the Leadership Forum & Awards Dinner, sponsored by AT&T, on April 30, 2020, at the Omni Dallas Hotel. Co-chairs for the dinner are community leaders Laura Maxwell of Frito-Lay, and Nina Vaca, a former Maura Award recipient, of Pinnacle Group.

Texas Women’s Foundation Maura Award 

Nominees must meet this criteria:

  • Utilizes their role in leadership to advance opportunities to serve the unique needs of women and girls;
  • Has spent an extended period of time in service helping women and girls;
  • Former or current Texas resident; and
  • Must be 40 years of age and older.

Texas Women’s Foundation Young Leader Award

Nominees must meet the following criteria:

  • Achieving success in a field, initiative or sector;
  • Creating a path of opportunity for others to follow;
  • Former or current Texas resident; and
  • Must be between 18 – 39 years of age.