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Women Leaders Take Center Stage

May 17, 2017  |  Leave a Comment

Via: Dallas Morning News

By: Holly Haber

Dallas Women’s Foundation will present Maura Women Helping Women and Young Leader Awards at its annual dinner May 9 at the Omni Dallas Hotel.

The honorees are: Hind El Saadi El Jarrah, Ph.D., executive director of the Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation, Madeline McClure, LCSW, founding CEO of TexProtects, the Texas Association for the Protection of Children, Tonya Parker, 116th Civil District Court judge in Dallas County, and Sheriff Lupe Valdez, the highest-ranking law enforcement officer in Dallas County.

“These women have dedicated themselves to creating opportunities for women and girls to accomplish their goals, and their stories are an inspiration to us all,” said president and CEO Roslyn Dawson Thompson.

Capital One will present the Young Leader Award to Cynthia Nwaubani, CPA, relationship manager for Wells Fargo & Company.

Co-chaired by Cheryl Alston and Laura V. Estrada, the evening will feature speaker Carla Harris, vice chairman of global wealth management and senior client adviser at Morgan Stanley and author of Strategies to Win and Expect to Win.

Donors include:

$100,000: AT&T Inc.

$30,000: American Airlines Inc. and Morgan Stanley Wealth Management.

$25,000: Capital One Bank and Women’s Foodservice Forum.

$10,000: Christus Health, EY, Nancy Ann Hunt, Jones Day, Paula and Ron Parker, Pepsico and Toyota.

$7,500: Ellenore Baker and Sue Spellman/Carter Financial Management.

$5,000: Cheryl and Roy Alston, Baylor Scott & White Health, Haynes and Boone LLP, Lockheed Martin, Joy and Ronald Mankoff/Phyllis Bernstein and friends, Ann E. Margolin/Lisa K. Simmons, Tabani Family Foundation, Texas Capital Bank, Texas Health Resources Foundation and Texas Instruments.

$3,000: Cecilia G. Boone andTexas Muslim Women’s Foundation.

$2,500: Carol Barger, Kalita B. Blessing, Embrey Family Foundation, FedEx Office, Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst, Ma’ruf Dallas, Madeline and Jim McClure, UT Arlington University Crossroads and Vinson & Elkins LLP.

Media Sponsors: Dallas Business Journal and D CEO.

Get $150 tickets by calling 214-525-5315 through May 7.

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