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Texas Women’s Foundation Celebrates Women Leaders

Join us to elevate and celebrate the voices of women leaders at our annual Leadership Forum & Awards Dinner.

Join us to elevate and celebrate the voices of women leaders at our annual Leadership Forum & Awards Dinner, presented by AT&T, on May 2, 2019, at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The event, co-chaired by Retta Miller of Jackson Walker LLP and Thear Suzuki of EY, will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a sponsor reception, followed by a general reception at 6:00 p.m. At 7:00 p.m. there will be an awards presentation and dinner.

The event’s keynote speaker is Sallie Krawcheck, CEO and co-founder of Ellevest, a mission-driven investment platform investing in women-led companies that are building stronger economies. She is also chair of Ellevate Network, and was named by Fast Company as one of “100 Most Creative People.” She is the author of Own It: The Power of Women at Work, a book empowering women to be successful leaders in their careers.

This dinner brings notable, high profile leaders together for engaging conversation and presentation of the Maura Women Helping Women Awards, sponsored by Texas Capital Bank, and Young Leader Awards, sponsored by Jackson Walker LLP, to exemplary trailblazers in our community. Our 2019 Maura Award Recipients are Dee Dee Bates, New York Life; Sally Dunning, The Design Studio; Ana I. Hernandez, PlainsCapital Bank; Ashlee Kleinert, Ruthie’s Rolling Café; and Nicole Small, LH Capital Inc. and Lyda Hill Philanthropies. Our 2019 Young Leader Award Recipients are Dr. HaeSung Han, POETIC and Ana I. Rodriguez, SMU Cox Latino Leadership Initiative.

Texas Women’s Foundation, formerly Dallas Women’s Foundation, is investing to Transform Texas for Women and Girls, empowering them to build stronger, more equitable communities throughout Texas. One of the world’s largest women’s funds, it is a trusted leader in advocating for and advancing economic security for Texas women, girls and families, and ensuring women and girls are enabled and supported in taking leadership roles in every sector in the state.

Texas Women’s Foundation seeks to advance and increase the number of women in leadership positions with a commitment to create and fund new opportunities for women and girls to lead. We have done this by investing $8 million in the last five years to provide leadership training and opportunities for 47,000 women and girls in our communities, and we will continue to invest $2 million annually to provide creative, solutions-based programs and projects that are advancing women’s leadership.

For more information: txwf.org

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