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Junior League of Dallas Appoints New Board, Kicks Off Its ‘Next 100 Years’ 

The Junior League of Dallas is looking to its second century of service after celebrating the organization's centennial this year. The Dallas group, which started in 1922 and now has nearly 4,500 members, aims to help women flourish and to impact Dallas' most critical issues.
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Women Helping Women: Texas Women’s Foundation Honors Seven Trailblazing “Agents of Positive Change”
by | Feb 8, 2021
Meet the influential women who will be honored by the Texas Women's Foundation for their work in catalyzing change and new opportunities for other women and girls. The virtual event will be next level, says TWF CEO Roslyn Dawson Thompson.
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Register Now For Kendra Scott Women’s Entrepreneurship Leadership Institute’s Summit
by | Nov 10, 2020
Designed to empower female entrepreneurs, the virtual event boasts a stacked line-up of participants, including the founder of Dallas-based Enseo Vanessa Ogle.
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#IfThenSheCan: Ten Statues From All-Female Exhibit Are on Display at NorthPark Center Until Nov. 9
by | Sep 10, 2020
COVID-19 delayed the opening of a 3D-printed display from Lyda Hill Philanthropies IF/THEN Initiative of the most statues of women ever assembled. Starting Sept. 10, the exhibit is instead doing a pop-up near Macy’s Court.
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SMU-Hosted VC University LIVE is a Crash Course on How Venture Capital Works. Scholarships Remain, But Deadline Looms

by | Aug 26, 2020
Women and minorities, who are underrepresented in the venture capital industry, can apply for scholarships. Deadline for the virtual fall program is Friday, August 28.
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Denton is Getting a New Startup Incubator Exclusively for Female Entrepreneurs
by | Aug 18, 2020
Launched by TWU and Stoke, the AccelerateHER incubator program reflects Denton's culture with a focus on creative, education, and lifestyle early-stage startups.
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New Digital Resource Library from Lyda Hill Philanthropies’ IF/THEN Initiative Promotes Women in STEM
by | Jul 30, 2020
The IF/THEN Collection aims to inspire girls to become scientists and engineers because they are 'exciting, relevant, and cool.'

As part of the project's kickoff, IF/THEN will offer a $1 million matching fund for teachers and a $650,000 grant program for science and technology centers and museums.
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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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New Texas Women’s Foundation Report Shows Women Hold a Huge Stake in Texas’ Workforce
by | Jun 16, 2020
The population of Texas women has grown by 19 percent in the last decade. But women still face disparity when it comes to income, health insurance, college loan debt, and housing stability. The TXWF has recommendations.
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Rosy Launches ‘First-Ever’ Telehealth Program to Connect Women With Intimacy Issues to Healthcare Providers
by | Jun 16, 2020
Dallas-based Rosy's telehealth service connects Texas women to a network of licensed medical and mental health providers specializing in the treatment of women’s sexual health concerns.
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Leaving a Legacy: How Frito-Lay’s Ciara Dilley Champions a Future for Female Founders
by | Jun 8, 2020
We spoke with the VP of Transform & Innovation for Frito-Lay North America on why she thinks supporting female entrepreneurs is more important now than ever.
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Applications Open for Impact Ventures’ Minority-Focused Technology Accelerator

by | Oct 2, 2019
The nonprofit’s accelerator is intended to boost minority- and women-run startups in the tech sector. The deadline for startups to apply is Nov. 22, with the program set to kick off in March.
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Four Pieces of Advice For Women in Tech From Dallas’ Female Founders
by | Aug 1, 2019
The women behind Alto, Book a Birdie, Productable, and Rent My Wardrobe were a part of a panel discussion this week called "Women in Tech Tell All." Here's what they had to say.
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Count Her In: Texas Women’s Foundation Celebrates the History of Women’s Suffrage
by | Jul 22, 2019
With its new social media campaign, Texas Women's Foundation hopes to encourage more people—especially women—to get out and vote.
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