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  • Two Best-Selling Authors to Headline Texas Women’s Foundation’s 36th Annual Luncheon on Sept. 30 June 1, 2021 Keynote speakers sponsored by Target DALLAS, May 26, 2021 – Texas Women’s Foundation (TXWF) announces two remarkable bestselling authors, Angie Thomas and Cleo Wade, who will discuss the power of women’s storytelling at its 36th Annual Luncheon on Thursday, September 30 at 12 noon (CDT). Themed “My Voice. My Story. Every Woman’s Power to Build… Read More
  • JUST IN: Texas Women’s Foundation’s 36th Annual Luncheon Leadership, Speakers And Details Announced May 26, 2021 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean Texas Women’s Foundation’s 36th Annual Luncheon plans have just been announced. This year’s fundraiser Co-Chairs Lindsay Billingsley and Debra Hunter Johnson have arranged to have the virtual event to be themed “My Voice. My Story. Every Woman’s Power to Build Compassion and Community.” Thanks to the Target and Suzanne Ahn, M.D. Speaker Endowment Fund at TWF,… Read More
  • Texas Women’s Foundation CEO to retire at the end of 2021 May 19, 2021 Via: Dallas Business Journal By: Taylor Tompkins Roslyn Dawson Thompson is ending her decade as president and CEO of the Texas Women's Foundation when she retires at the end of the year. Dawson Thompson took the reins in 2011 after years of volunteer work with the organization. The Texas Women's Foundation was founded in 1985 and… Read More
  • Texas Women’s Foundation Announces Planned Retirement of CEO Roslyn Dawson Thompson at End of 2021 May 13, 2021 For more information, contact: Kristyn Senters (214) 282-0721 A national search will be launched as part of the organization’s succession plan DALLAS (May 13, 2021) -- Texas Women’s Foundation, one of the largest women's funds in the world, announced today that President and CEO Roslyn Dawson Thompson will retire from the organization at the… Read More
  • TWF’s 42nd Annual Leadership Forum Shared Lessons From Experts, Presented Awards And Netted $475K May 12, 2021 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean While some organizations felt hamstrung by having to adjust to a virtual get-together, Texas Women’s Foundation saw it as an opportunity to expand its 42nd Annual Leadership Forum and Award Celebration beyond North Texas on Thursday, April 29. In addition to showcasing the presentation of three of its seven awards to non-North… Read More
  • Texas Women’s Foundation Stands Against AAPI Hate March 18, 2021 Every act of hatred is an attack on our shared humanity, and Texas Women’s Foundation stands strong in our responsibility to protect and support human rights. Today, we grieve for the victims of the recent murders in Atlanta, Georgia. We recognize that the past year has witnessed more than 3,800 tracked incidents of anti-Asian shunning,… Read More
  • Honoring Texas Women for Leadership and Service March 17, 2021 Via: Texas Lifestyle & Travel Magazine By: Margaret Richard Honoring Texas Women for Leadership and Service by Margaret Richards on March 5, 2021 in Lifestyle, Living Texas, Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Share To mark International Women’s Day, in Texas we are shining the spotlight on seven individuals who have catalyzed change for women and girls. For 42 years, women across Texas have been… Read More
  • Texas Women’s Foundation grants $160,000 to agencies facing winter storm damages February 26, 2021 Via: The Advocate ByL Elizabeth Ucles Texas Women’s Foundation has distributed $160,000 in grants and resources to Dallas Fort-Worth agencies who sustained damages due to last week’s winter storm. The grants come from the foundation’s Resilience Fund, which aims to support agencies facing burst pipes; fallen ceilings; those who were forced to evacuate people or close… Read More
  • Local nonprofit leader to receive award from Texas Women’s Foundation February 11, 2021 Via: San Antonio Business Journal By: Jeannette E. Garcia San Antonio nonprofit leader Judy Treviño is receiving an award from Dallas-based Texas Women's Foundation. Treviño is the executive director of CCVI Ministries, Inc., an international nonprofit organization headquartered in San Antonio sponsored by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. She, along with four… Read More
  • JUST IN: Maura Women Helping Women And Young Women Leaders Awards’ Keynoter And Awardees Announced February 4, 2021 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean 2021 Maura Women Helping Women and Young Leaders Awards Co-Chairs Jana Etheridge and Hattie Hill are putting a special polish on the Texas Women’s Foundation celebration. The virtual event on Thursday, April 29, will be $42 to attend in honor of the annual fundraiser’s 42nd anniversary presented by AT&T. Interestingly, the keynote speaker will be Girls in Tech Founder/CEO and… Read More

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