Latest Luncheon News

Women's Health 

Access to Reproductive Health Care in Texas

January's luncheon featured an informative look at reproductive health care and how it affects women in Texas, as a part of a larger conversation about women's health issues begun last fall. 
Led by Astrid Fuentes, Community Outreach Specialist for 

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas, the presentation featured the many services available through Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas. 

 

 

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. 

 

Panelists:

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. 

Past Chairs Luncheon

A luncheon for Past Chairs and Founding Members was held on June 25 to honor and celebrate our leaders and founders. More here

A Champagne Toast

Coffee & Conversation

See a complete summary of the inaugural Coffee & Conversation program on the topic of homelessness. 

New Member Reception

See more photos from the 2019 New Member Reception

Recent programs and events

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!

 

February Luncheon

COLONIAL COUNTRY CLUB

Wednesday, Feb. 12 | 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Center for Transforming Lives CEO Carol Klocek will discuss the organization's community work in lifting women and children from poverty to possibility through safe homes, education and financial stability. In addition, Klocek will present results of a broad- ranging study on "the hidden homeless" regarding children and homelessness. 

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NEWS & NETWORKING

Thursday, Jan. 27 | 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Macaluso's Italian Restaurant

Our guest speaker will be Dr. Gleniece Robinson, Director of Educational Strategies for the City of Fort Worth, who will discuss the City’s efforts to support Read Fort Worth.

News & Networking is an informal gathering of members and guests featuring focused converstations with different community leaders and stakeholders. There is no charge: food is dutch treat. RSVP to womenspolicyforum@gmail.com

 
Join Other Influential Women to Make a Positive Change in Tarrant County

OUR MEMBERS:

  • 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.  

Membership Dues

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 womenspolicyforum@gmail.com

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.

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