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.
Women in Philanthropy:
Making Investments with Best ROI for Women & Children
A panel of five women philanthropists provided an overview of their foundations' investments in early learning, literacy, educational partnerships, building strong foundations for children and providing best options for school choice.
Ximena Antunez de Mayolo - Rainwater Charitable Foundation
Elizabeth Brands - The Morris Foundation
Sarah Geer - Rainwater Charitable Foundation
Sara Redington - The Miles Foundation
Kate Wisniewski - The Miles Foundation
Moderated by WPF Member Rose Bradshaw
President/CEO North Texas Community Foundation
A Champagne Toast
Latest Luncheon News
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!
News & Networking
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Macaluso's Italian Restaurant
2442 Forest Park Blvd.
Speaker: Chad Edwards, City of Fort Worth
Join us to hear about Fort Worth's Transit Master Plan from Chad Edwards, City of Fort Worth
December Holiday Party
COLONIAL COUNTRY CLUB
Wednesday, Dec. 11 | 11:30 - 1:00
Join us for our annual holiday party, now on the same day, place and time as our regular luncheons. Now. you won't have to cancel other holiday plans to attend. We'll celebrate our 2019 year and enjoy some festive treats! Mark your calendars now - more to come!
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.