Charlene Lake

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Announces New Board Members, Leaders

by | Sep 15, 2023

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas starts its 2023-24 fiscal year with new senior executives as well as a new slate of officers and committee chairs who are dedicated to creating the opportunity and access for all North Texans to thrive.

“The region’s top business and community leaders continue to reinforce their commitment to creating the access for all North Texans to thrive by investing their time to serve on the Board of Directors of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas,” said Jennifer Sampson, McDermott-Templeton president and CEO of United Way of Metropolitan Dallas....

Who Won Last Night’s ‘The Pitch’? Impact Innovators Expand Reach With $270K in United Way Funding
by | Apr 7, 2022
Five organizations took the stage last night at the sixth annual The Pitch competition, after honing their skills through the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas’ Social Innovation Accelerator program.

Here's who pitched, who won what, and why it matters to the communities these innovators are striving to serve.
EdTech Steps Up: AT&T Launches The Achievery; Istation Intros Educator Hub; and Toyota Offers STEM Tours of Its Plants
by | Mar 28, 2022
Dallas-based AT&T just launched The Achievery, a free digital learning platform using clips from movies like "Wonder Woman" and "Aquaman" to help teach reading, writing, and language skills—and make virtual learning more engaging. Along with a new educator hub from Dallas-based Istation and STEM education initiatives from Plano-based Toyota, it shows how edtech innovation is streaming out of North Texas.