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  • Texas Women’s Foundation 2024-2025 Board Officers And New Members Announced July 8, 2024 Something old, something news is what’s happening at Texas Women’s Foundation for its 2024-2025 board of directors. While she’s way too young to be considered “old,” Carrie Freeman Parsons is returning as the board chair. Joining her on the TXWF board are the following: Chair-Elect Cris Zertuche Wong Secretary Hattie Hill Governance Committee Chair Jana Etheridge Finance Committee Chair Lisette Mendez… Read More
  • Main Content Texas Women’s Foundation Leadership Forum And Awards Celebrated With Today’s Leaders And Tomorrow’s Leaders July 3, 2024 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean When one hears the word “forum,” they usually think of something akin to a combination of a church service and a required class. But leave it to the Texas Women’s Foundation to use the recipe of music, dancing, awards and conversations with leaders to inspire and broaden the scope of… Read More
  • The Last Word: ABC News’ Deborah Roberts On Becoming a Leader — ‘Just Own It’ May 15, 2024 Via: Dallas Innovates Texas Women's Foundation presented #BESTSELF and the Leadership Forum & Awards Celebration, setting the stage with a powerful conversation between ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts and Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall. “Just own it.” Deborah Roberts ABC News correspondent and co-anchor of “20/20” … on advice to becoming a leader, in a… Read More
  • New CEOs Appointed at Texas Women’s Foundation and Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity May 15, 2024 Via: D Magazine By: Celie Price and Layten Praytor Plus: Former OpTic Gaming CEO Adam Rymer finds new e-sports post, Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann hires former Mary Kay chief legal officer, and more. Texas Women’s Foundation Karen Hughes White, CEO and President Texas Women’s Foundation has named Karen Hughes White as its new president and CEO. Prior… Read More
  • Preston Hollow Resident to Lead Texas Women’s Foundation May 15, 2024 Via: Preston Hollow By: Sarah Hodges Texas Women’s Foundation has named Preston Hollow resident Karen Hughes White as its new president and CEO. White has led nonprofit organizations focused on the needs of women, girls, and children for the past 20 years. As chief executive officer of Tri Delta sorority from 2014 to 2024, White… Read More
  • Texas Women’s Foundation Names Karen Hughes White As New President And CEO May 15, 2024 Via: Texas Metro News Texas Women’s Foundation (TXWF), one of the largest women’s funds in the world, today announced the appointment of Karen Hughes White as its new president and CEO. A dynamic, mission-driven, and results-oriented leader, White has led nonprofit organizations focused on the needs of women, girls, and children for the past 20… Read More
  • JUST IN: Texas Women’s Foundation Taps Non-Profit Veteran Karen Hughes White As President and CEO April 18, 2024 The Texas Women’s Foundation (TXWF) has appointed non-profit veteran Karen Hughes White as its new president and chief executive officer. The Dallas-based foundation, which advances economic security and leadership for Texas women and girls, said White has a 20-year record focusing on the needs of women, girls and children. HATTIE HILL, KAREN HUGHES WHITE AND CARRIE FREEMAN PARSONS* “After… Read More
  • Dallas women who shattered ceilings say much work ahead for gender equality March 15, 2024 In Women’s History Month salute, city leaders reflect on hurdles overcome, focus on barriers many women still face with child care, housing Via: Dallas Morning News By: Leah Waters Some of Dallas’ leading ladies gathered last week at City Hall to salute each other, the women who paved the way for them and the ones… Read More
  • TXWF Celebrates Women’s History Month March 4, 2024 March 2024 - Hattie Hill Interview on iHeart Radio with Anna deHaro on the impact Texas Women's Foundation makes on women, girls and families across the state. Click here to listen: 005076404.mp3 - Google Drive Read More
  • 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

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