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  • Texas Women’s Foundation Invests $12.9 Million in Texas Women and Girls September 13, 2021 Via: People Newspapers The Texas Women’s Foundation invested $12.9 million between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 to advance its mission through research, advocacy, innovative programs and solutions, and grant making. The organization, which seeks to advance economic security and leadership for Texas women and girls, awarded a total of 416 grants totaling $10.8… Read More
  • ‘My Voice. My Story’ Galleria Dallas September 2, 2021 Via: WFAA By: Kaitlyn Munoz Texas Women's Foundation CEO Roslyn Dawson Thompson joined Dallas Mavericks CEO Cynt Marshall and WFAA's Jane McGarry yesterday morning to talk about all things 36th Annual Luncheon AND a special TXWF/Mavs exhibit opening at Galleria Dallas this weekend. Click image to watch. Read More
  • Texas Women’s Foundation Invests $12.9 Million in Texas Women and Girls September 2, 2021 The Dallas-based organization, the world’s largest regional funder benefiting women, distributed 416 grants to shore up community programs addressing pandemic relief, economic security, and gender and race equity DALLAS, September 2, 2021 – Texas Women’s Foundation continues to lead in advancing social and economic change for women and girls in Texas during a tumultuous year.… Read More
  • JUST IN: Texas Women’s Foundation Has New Board Chair And Five New Members August 13, 2021 Via: My Sweet Charity By: Jeanne Prejean Texas Women’s Foundation Board Chair Hilda Galvan is already six weeks into her two-year term of office that started Thursday, July 1. Having joined the Foundation in 2016, Hilda has co-chaired the Foundation’s Economic Leadership Council and the Leadership Forum and Awards Celebration, as well as her day job of being… Read More
  • MySweetCharity Opportunity: Texas Women’s Foundation’s Annual Luncheon August 4, 2021 According to Texas Women’s Foundation’s Annual Luncheon Co-Chairs Lindsay Billingsley and Debra Hunter Johnson, “Join us online on Thursday, September 30, at noon for our 36th Texas Women’s Foundation’s Annual Luncheon with two remarkable best-selling authors, Angie Thomas and Cleo Wade and the theme ‘My Voice. My Story.’ This dynamic duo will discuss the power of each woman’s voice and story in building empathy, compassion and community… Read More
  • 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 ksenters@txwf.org (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

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