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  • 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
  • Texas Women’s Foundation Leader Reflects as First Female Vice President Takes Office January 21, 2021 Via: NBC 5 Many women have watched the Vice President Kamala Harris rise in politics. On Inauguration Day, a leader of the Texas Women’s Foundation reflects on the moment, and what it means moving forward. Click image to watch Read More
  • How are women navigating the pandemic economy? With flexible schedules, paid time off and other help — if they can get it January 21, 2021 Women in Texas are more likely to live in poverty, face high housing burdens and be responsible for child care. COVID-19 has made everything harder. Via: Dallas Morning News By: Mitchell Schnurman Since the pandemic began, over 5 million women have lost their jobs and over 2 million have dropped out of the labor force altogether. The… Read More
  • Texas Women’s Foundation raises $1.4M as it aims to help lower-income families December 9, 2020 Via: WFAA The Resilience Fund was created to help lower-income women and their families by assisting with childcare, housing stability, and health services. The Texas Women's Foundation is asking the community to donate to its Resilience Fund this holiday season, in an effort to help lower-income women and their families. The fund was created in April to… Read More
  • MySweetWishList: Texas Women’s Foundation December 4, 2020 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean According to Texas Women’s Foundation Board Chair Shonn Brown, “Did you know that half of all child care centers across Texas are permanently or temporarily closed, impacting low-income working moms, especially women of color? “To help meet the needs of low-income working women for child care and other critical resources, Texas… Read More

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