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  • Childcare zoning in Dallas: A small change can make a big difference February 14, 2024 Via: Dallas Morning News By: Rebecca Acuna City Council will vote on recommendation that child care facilities in neighborhoods operate by right Few things positively impact the trajectory of a family more than a quality education, starting with early child care. While ample data exists, I witnessed the positive impact of early enrichment programs in… Read More
  • Report: Texas women make 83% of what Texas men make February 8, 2024 Via: Houston Public Media By: Patricia Ortiz The median weekly pay for Texas men in 2022 was about $1,1103 in contrast to Texas women, who made around $916 a week in the same year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. The Bureau of Labor Statistics released new data on women’s earnings in Texas on Monday.… Read More
  • ABC News’ Deborah Roberts will lead Texas Women’s Foundation Leadership Forum & Awards February 1, 2024 Via: The Advocate By: Kelsey Shoemaker Texas Women’s Foundation’s upcoming Leadership Forum & Awards Celebration will feature ABC News contributing anchor Deborah Roberts. The forum will be held at the Omni Hotel on April 30. The day will include an empowerment program for teen girls, a leadership forum, and conclude with an awards celebration and dinner led by Deborah Roberts,… Read More
  • TWF to Host Leadership Forum, Awards Celebration April 30 January 31, 2024 Via: People Newspapers By: Grace Chandler Texas Women’s Foundation will host its Leadership Forum & Awards Celebration on April 30 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The day will begin with #BESTSELF, an empowerment event for girls who are in their teens. Leadership forums with the 2024 Maura Women Helping Women and Young Leader recipients will talk… Read More
  • Texas Women’s Foundation Hosts its Leadership Forum & Awards Celebration on April 30th Event features ABC News’ Deborah Roberts as moderator January 24, 2024 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHOTOS: https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/sdqr8hieohzhxxqdntrmd/h?rlkey=14ekec3seroh2zonw5bmz4ody&dl=0 Contact: Juliette Coulter juliette@coultergroup.com (214) 394-5532 DALLAS, Texas, January 18, 2024 – Texas Women’s Foundation has announced its Leadership Forum & Awards Celebration on April 30, 2024, at the Omni Dallas Hotel (555 S. Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75202). This day of learning, leadership and celebration starts with #BESTSELF, a… Read More
  • TXWF Leadership Forum And Awards Celebration Details Announced With ABC’s Deborah Roberts Moderating January 24, 2024 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean Texas Women’s Foundation’s 2024 Leadership Forum and Awards Celebration Co-Chairs Sakina Rasheed Foster and Veronica Torres Hazley have just revealed the speaker, the 2024 Maura Women Helping Women and Young Leader awardees and the program for the annual fundraiser. SAKINA RASHEED FOSTER* VERONICA TORRES HAZLEY* DEBORAH ROBERTS* First, let’s drop the impressive names who… Read More
  • Texas Women’s Foundation President & CEO Position Job Description January 17, 2024 Texas Women’s Foundation (TXWF) is a leading driver of social and economic change for women, girls and families in Texas by leveraging research, advocacy, innovative programs and solutions, and grantmaking. It has grown to be one of the largest women’s funds in the world with net assets over $29 million. Under the collective expertise of Foundation… Read More
  • MySweetWishList: Texas Women’s Foundation December 5, 2023 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean According to Texas Women’s Foundation Board Chair Carrie Freeman Parsons, “At a time when gender-focused granting wasn’t widely embraced, Texas Women’s Foundation was a pioneer in the now proven fact that investing in women creates a ripple effect impacting generations to come. Empowered women not only rise themselves but also elevate… Read More
  • Orchid Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundatoin distributes grants to Plano nonprofits November 29, 2023 Via: Plano Magazine By: Alyssa High Texas Muslim Women's Foundation & Maurice Barnett Geriatric Wellness Center Inc received grants from Orchid Giving Circle earlier this month. Orchid Giving Circle, the Asian/Asian American giving branch of Texas Women’s Foundation, distributed $376,688 in grants to North Texas nonprofits that serve the Asian community, the largest distribution in the… Read More
  • The Village Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation Grants $165,000 to 12 Organizations Supporting the African American Community November 29, 2023 https://www.dropbox.com/scl/fo/a2zu21xqvchwjcgw4ks8d/h?rlkey=wxx31jdgfjq0gtbn9ittgi1zi&dl=0 PHOTO CREDIT: Kim Leeson/Texas Women’s Foundation   DALLAS, Texas, November 15, 2023 – On November 12th at Frito Lay headquarters, The Village Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation gave $165,000 in grants to 12 nonprofit organizations whose missions support the African American community in North Texas. Since 2017, the group has distributed $1,158,000 in grants… Read More

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