Latest Luncheon News
"Youth Immigration Crisis"
March's luncheon topic was about the "Youth Immigration Crisis" with Veronica Garza, immigration lawyer in Fort Worth. Garza gave a powerful presentation that included stories from her personal practice as well as a primer in the ever changing immigration law.
Garza, owner of The Law Offices of Veronica Garza, practices all areas of immigration law including family based, humanitarian relief, citizenship, and removal defense.
2019 programs and events
6th Annual Emerging Issues Symposium
GLASS CEILINGS | GLASS FLOORS:
Breaking Through for Gender Equity
Friday, October 18 | 7:30 - 11:30 am
Judy Hoberman opening the Symposium with her keynote
Keynote Speaker Judy Hoberman
International speaker Judy Hoberman offered a lively keynote presentation that was inspiring, funny and educational. Judy also led an insightful panel discussion to close the event.
Featured speaker Christopher Plumlee
Christopher Plumlee folllowed Hoberman with another energetic, informative talk about knowing your worth and making sure your receive it.
Lesa Roe, Chancellor, UNT System and former Deputy Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Christopher Plumlee, Founder and President of Elevate Strategy
Matthew Smith, Sales & Executive Leadership Consultant
Tracy Green, owner TinMan Enterprises
Uni Yost, CEO/Founder, GoAskJay Inc.
A Champagne Toast
Coffee & Conversation
Our second Coffee & Conversation event for 2019 focused on women's health issues. We heard from several women who are involved with local agencies and organizations working to improve women's health in our community. See a complete summary
Save These Dates!
NEWS & NETWORKING CANCELLED
Macaluso's Italian Restaurant
News & Networking has been cancelled for April in accordance with official shelter-in-place guidelines and for the safety of all.
April Luncheon via ZOOM
Wednesday, April 8| 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Featured Speaker: Christina Brooks
Director, Diversity and Inclusion DepartmentCity of Fort Worth
Grab your lunch and join us for the April lunch, which will be held remotely via Zoom! All WPF members will receive an email with a link to log in to the meeting. There is no cost to attend and no need to register.
Join Other Influential Women to Make a Positive Change in Tarrant County
Become informed about issues important to women and the community
Network with other women leaders
Influence positive change
THE WOMEN’S POLICY FORUM of Tarrant County is an organization of influential women who investigate and support policies and initiatives that will effect positive change for Tarrant County women and our community.
Membership is available to individuals who have the desire to effect positive change for Tarrant County women including: elected officials and individuals with influence through leadership positions or individuals with the passion, energy, and commitment to advocate for women and our community.
Luncheon meetings are typically held the second Wednesday of each month at Colonial Country Club. On the fourth Thursday, News & Networking meets from 5:30-7:00 pm at Macaluso's Italian Restaurant. Occasionally, additional opportunities to network are available. For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Champagne Toast
In July, we celebrated a distinctive icon in our community, with a champagne toast to honor one of our founding members and a 30 year veteran of the TCC System, Louise Appleman. The toast included remarks from Board Chair, Cathy Neece Brown as well as words of appreciation from Mayor Price.