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League of Railway Women Names Trinity Industries CEO Railway Woman of the Year

by | Jan 11, 2023

Trinity Industries Inc. CEO and President Jean Savage has been named as the League of Railway Women 2022 Railway Woman of the Year, the company announced.

The award recognizes Savage’s drive for operational excellence, her commitment to enhancing the safety and sustainability of the railroad industry, her dedication to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace, and her passion for volunteerism, the company said....

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DRC Names 3 Companies in Best Places for Working Parents Dallas Innovator Awards
by | Dec 22, 2022

The Dallas Regional Chamber has named three local companies as recipients of the inaugural Best Place for Working Parents Dallas Innovator Awards.

The companies are:

Micro/Small Business (under 200 employees): Barnes & Thornburg

Medium Business (between 201 and 999 employees): Corgan

Large Business (more than 1,000 employees): Children’s Health

The Best Place for Working Parents Dallas is a local partner of the Best Place for Working Parents national initiative that recognizes family-friendly workplaces in the Dallas Region through a proprietary business self-assessment and it seeks to raise awareness of the importance of family-friendly benefits and policies for employers and workers, the DRC said....

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Innovative Educator and CCBA Leadership Award Winner Michael Sorrell Has a Simple Request: ‘Please Say Yes’
by | Dec 9, 2022
Paul Quinn College President Michael Sorrell has a vision for a global network of Urban Work Colleges that take aim at intergenerational poverty and "smash it." The first one opened in Plano in 2018.

Accepting a leadership award from the Collin County Business Alliance, Sorrell asked his staff and students to stand up. Why? Because "they're going to come see you and talk to you about hiring students to work at your companies," Sorrell told the audience filled with local business leaders. "And I want everyone to practice this with me: 'Yes.'
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Bishop T.D. Jakes Shares Insights on Embracing Gratitude and Flexibility Amid 2020’s Challenges
by | Dec 9, 2020
“One of the problems that we tend to do when we are faced with challenges and changes is to remain normal. I believe that one of the solutions to stress is to restructure,” Bishop Jakes said during the Leadership Dallas Alumni Association's Annual Leadership Luncheon.
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Do Animals That Carry Viruses Like COVID-19 Have Antiviral Genes? This UTSW Researcher Wins NIH Pioneer Award and $3.5M to Find Out

by | Oct 7, 2020
John Schoggins is one of 10 recipients for the National Institutes of Health's Pioneer Award. The forward-looking researcher is ahead of the curve, beginning the pursuit prior to the current pandemic.
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Tech Titans’ Grand Challenge to Award $5K to Entrepreneurs for 5G-Enabled Solutions
by | Jul 14, 2020
Representatives from AT&T, Axxess, Ericsson, Nokia, among other tech companies will be the judges for the 5G Grand Challenge. Awardees will receive $5,000, mentoring, and introductions to funding resources.
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Three Dallas-Headquartered Companies Make Deloitte and Wall Street Journal’s Best Managed Companies List
by | Jul 14, 2020
Associa, The Beck Group, and Topgolf are among the 27 companies on the inaugural list.
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AI-Powered: Tricolor Reports $30M Investment for Affordable Car Loans
by | Feb 6, 2020
Tricolor uses an AI-powered model that takes into account nontraditional attributes for no-credit and low-income subprime auto loan customers.
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How Award-Winning Author Elizabeth Dyer Made a Name for Herself—the Digital Way

by | Sep 27, 2019
Dallas' Elizabeth Dyer became a winner of the "highest award of distinction for romance fiction" for a novel she published through Amazon's self-publishing system. Now, she's coming out with a new book.

What made the attorney become an author? It was a 'bucket list' item.
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Discovery: UTD Works to Make Nanomedicines Safer; UTSW’s Breakthrough in Cancer Research
by | Jul 26, 2019
Also, you’ll find out about how a UTA researcher will use a $634,000 grant to study T cells’ role in cardiovascular disease in older people, as well as two UTD scientists who have received honors in this roundup of research and development activity in North Texas.
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Dallas’ Rolex Building Wins ENR’s 2019 Global Best Projects Award in Office Category
by | Jul 10, 2019
Harwood International finished the innovative seven-story "twisted architecture"-style building in 2018 in the Harwood District near downtown Dallas.
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Dallas ISD Recognizes Hyatt Regency Dallas as Outstanding Tech Industry Partner
by | Jun 25, 2019
Hyatt Regency Dallas received an award of excellence from DISD for its performance in the P-Tech program, which helps students from Lincoln High School develop their personal skills and shows them the behind the scenes of the hospitality industry.
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B Lab Names Social Impact Architects a “Best for the World” Company

by | Sep 25, 2018
Global nonprofit B Lab's "Best for the World" awards recognize businesses that are making positive impacts.
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Cien
Plano Startup Earns Innovation Award at MarTech Breakthrough
by | Aug 30, 2018
Cien's app uses artificial-intelligence software to measure the productivity of sales teams.
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Dallas-Fort Worth area EY 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year finalists
EY Names Southwest Regional Finalists for Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award
by | May 5, 2017
The Southwest regional finalists includes 47 North Texas business leaders.
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Tech Titans Seeking Nominations for Annual Awards
by | Feb 16, 2017
The technology trade association is looking to recognize local individuals and companies making an impact in the industry.
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