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Access to preventive health care can boost Texas women’s economic outlook

March 14, 2017

Via: Dallas Morning News

As a son, husband, father and physical therapy faculty member at Texas Woman’s University, the nation’s largest public university primarily […]

Featured Women: Kaleta A. Doolin, Artist and Philanthropist

March 2, 2017

Dallas Women’s Foundation is proud to feature longtime supporter, Kaleta Doolin, for her vision for equal representation for women in the arts. We thank Kaleta […]

CEO Update

March 1, 2017

At Dallas Women’s Foundation, we believe that to make real progress for women and girls, we must strengthen the pipeline of women leaders. This belief […]

CEO Update

February 17, 2017

Dear Friends,

This past fall, many of you met Karen at our Annual Luncheon. Karen, a single mom, recently lost her job and later her home. […]

Help with child care is the key to advancing women’s economic success

February 16, 2017

Via: Dallas Morning News

In a study published in 2017 by the Dallas Women’s Foundation, child care is featured as one of the four building blocks […]

One In Six Texas Women Live in Poverty; Report Says Child-Care Changes Could Help

February 16, 2017


Women often walk a rougher road than men when it comes to economic stability.

The KERA radio interview (3:33)

A new report from the Dallas Women’s […]

Poverty a Big Problem for Texas Women

February 16, 2017

Via: Houston Public Media

The Dallas Women’s Foundation releases its 2017 report on economic issues for women.

A new report by the Dallas Women’s Foundation presented Friday at […]

Dallas Women’s Foundation Talks Economics

February 16, 2017

Via: D Magazine

The climate for women in Texas regarding education, child care, health insurance, and housing has room for improvement.

Yesterday, I attended a discussion of […]

Why it’s hard to be a woman in Texas

February 16, 2017

Via: Dallas Business Journal

If you’re really old — borderline ancient — you just might remember a song in which Tammy Wynette sang about how, […]

Challenges for Texas Women in Poverty

February 16, 2017

Via: NBC5

17 percent of women and girls live in poverty, Dallas study finds

February 16, 2017

 Via: Dallas Morning News

Women on average still make less than men and struggle to pay for child care, and about 17 percent of all women […]

Institute Details New Domestic Violence Data for Dallas Task Force

December 14, 2016

Via UTDallas:
A new report by UT Dallas’ Institute for Urban Policy Research (IUPR) gives a detailed picture of domestic violence in Dallas that includes 15,000 […]

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