Jennifer Sampson

Here Are the Winners of The Innovation Awards 2023

by | Jan 17, 2023
Dallas Innovates and D CEO celebrated 68 honorees and revealed the winners of our fourth-annual Innovation Awards at an event held at On the Levee in the Dallas Design District. Here's a full list of winners and finalists.
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Meet the Finalists: The Innovation Awards 2023, Presented by Dallas Innovates and D CEO
by | Nov 3, 2022
Now in its fourth year, the program from Dallas Innovates and D CEO honors 68 disruptors and trailblazers driving a new vision for innovation in North Texas. Finalists will be recognized in the January/February issue of D CEO magazine and online at DallasInnovates.com. Winners will be revealed at an exclusive awards event in January.
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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.
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AT&T Business’ Anne Chow Becomes First Global Female CEO to Serve as United Way Dallas’ Campaign Chair

by | Jun 29, 2020
As North Texas works to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Chow plans to focus on improving community health in her role as United Way Dallas’ 96th annual campaign chair.
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STEM in the Schoolyard: Sparking the ‘Curiosity’ That Fuels Innovation
by | Apr 10, 2019
TI's Rich Templeton says, “Innovation in this world is alive and well: It’s alive and well at TI, and it’s alive and well in North Texas,” as he works to promote STEM education.
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Startup Week Returns to Downtown Dallas in Early April
by | Mar 7, 2019
Roughly 10,000 are expected to attend the free, five-day event dedicated to connecting startups, founders, corporate and social innovators, investors, and community leaders.
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Social Entrepreneurs Focused on Education Land $100K in United Way’s OneUp the Pitch

by | Apr 13, 2018
ScholarShot and Education Opens Doors came away with the top awards in the second annual Shark Tank-style event from the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas' GroundFloor accelerator program.
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On Tap: Art in the Dark, Trade Vs. Tech & Social Innovation Luncheon
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Jennifer Sampson
United Way CEO Shares Her Tips for Community Building
by | Feb 23, 2017
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas CEO Jennifer Sampson shared seven things she believes businesses and organizations should do to build community with Inc. recently.
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