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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 […]

Dallas Women’s Foundation Releases Economic Issues for Women in Texas 2017 Report at Press Conference and Briefing

February 9, 2017

DALLAS, February 9, 2017 – Although women in Texas have made great strides over the last decades, there is still more that can be done […]

Dallas Women’s Foundation Honors Five Women for Leadership and Service Impacting the Lives of Women and Girls

February 2, 2017

DALLAS, February 2, 2017 – Dallas Women’s Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2017 Maura Women Helping Women and Young Leader Awards, recognizing leaders […]

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