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The Last Word: ABC News’ Deborah Roberts On Becoming a Leader — ‘Just Own It’
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.
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The first-ever AI 75 — the most innovative people in artificial intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth — is revealed on May 2 at Convergence AI.
Presenting the First-Ever AI 75: Meet the Most Innovative Leaders in Artificial Intelligence in Dallas-Fort Worth
by | May 2, 2024
Dallas Innovates, the Dallas Regional Chamber, and Dallas AI have teamed up to launch the inaugural AI 75 list. The 2024 program honors the most significant people in AI in DFW in seven categories—the visionaries, creators, and influencers you need to know.
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Car Ownership Remains a Key Driver of Opportunity, Survey Shows
by | Apr 1, 2024
In a world reshaped by remote work and virtual services, do Americans still believe that owning a car is essential to getting ahead? Researchers investigated how vehicle ownership impacts upward mobility post-pandemic—from employment to social benefits.
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The Last Word: GEW North Texas on This Week’s Region-Wide Entrepreneurship Event
by | Nov 14, 2023
GEW North Texas—which kicked off Monday and runs through Sunday November 19—is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, held in cities worldwide one week each November. The movement aims to inspire entrepreneurs around the globe while fostering connections and increasing collaboration within their ecosystems.
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Capital One Executive Joins Khan Academy Board of Directors
by | Nov 10, 2023
Sanjiv Yajnik, president of financial services at Capital One, joins Khan Academy's board after years of seeing its influence on his own family. With more than 160 million users worldwide, the academy seeks to provide a free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere.
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Capital One Accelerator Program 2023 Winners Suretys and FeaturesFirst Auto
Capital One’s Accelerator Program Shifts Auto Industry Founders—and Winners—Into High Gear
by | Oct 16, 2023
Program for building connections, becoming capital-ready culminates with pitches and prizes at Dallas Startup Week.
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Dallas Startup Week 2023: Where Big Names and Big Ideas Power North Texas Entrepreneurs

by | Sep 6, 2023
The DEC Networks' eighth Dallas Startup Week, hosted at UNT Frisco from September 10-14, features entrepreneur and Hall of Famer Troy Aikman, AOL's Steve Case, Nextdoor Co-founder Nirav Tolia, rapper-turned-investor Chamillionaire, and BuzzBallz CEO Merrilee Kick among its 200 speakers and 100 events.
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Boss Women Media’s Black Girl Magic Summit Will Return to Dallas, Stream on Amazon Live
by | Jul 25, 2023
Returning for its fifth straight year, the Black Girl Magic Summit will be held September 30-October 1 at Dallas' AT&T Performing Arts Center. Speakers will include actress-singer Keke Palmer, Pinky Cole of Slutty Vegan, and many more. A pitch competition with $100,000 in grants will be sponsored by Capital One Business.
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The Civic 50: North Texas Companies Recognized Among the Most Community-Minded in the U.S.
by | May 24, 2023
The annual list from global nonprofit Points of Light showcases how leading U.S. companies are moving social impact, civic engagement, and community to the core of their businesses. Several that are either headquartered in North Texas or have strong presences here are among the honorees. See who made the list.
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Wednesday’s WEDallas Mompreneur Summit Aims To ‘Equip, Inspire, and Empower’ Women Entrepreneurs
by | May 8, 2023
Presented by The DEC Network and Capital One, the completely virtual summit is open to all women entrepreneurs looking to connect with like-minded individuals and take their businesses to the next level. Topics will include building a brand without burning out, prioritization strategies for moms, and mastering financial confidence, among others. Find out more—including how to register for the summit.
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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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Former Dallas Fed CEO Robert Kaplan: U.S. Workforce Growth Is Decelerating, But Texas and Collin County Are ‘Bucking That Trend’
by | Dec 8, 2022
Kaplan was the keynote speaker at last week's 11th annual luncheon of the Collin County Business Alliance. Here's a look at how he views the U.S. economy, and why he believes education and workforce skills training are the biggest keys to a "successful city" going forward. Government spending, printing money, and keeping interest rates near zero was like "driving your car at 120 miles an hour," Kaplan said. "And right now, we're in the process of slamming on the brakes."
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New Workshops Help Plano ISD Parents Learn to Save for Success
by | Oct 25, 2022
Plano ISD partners with Capital One for the Savings Success program to take some of the myths out of money and turn them into financial facts.
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