Women’s Policy Forum of Tarrant County

 

Vision:  Women leaders building a better Tarrant County

 

Mission:   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.

 

Support:   Women’s Policy Forum Foundation raises and distributes funds
to support the mission of the Women’s Policy Forum and raise community awareness of issues impacting women and girls.

 

Membership:  More than 130 Tarrant County women who are elected officials
or who hold staff or volunteer leadership positions in government, business or
the nonprofit sector are members.

 
Purpose:
  • Increase the visibility of women leaders
  • Foster relationships with individuals in leadership positions
  • Assist our local communities, county and state in agenda-building
 

Programs and Services:

  • Education and networking opportunities for members
  • Public policy education and civic engagement
  • Research on public sector trends and issues
  • Agenda-building on emerging issues

 

Goals of the Women’s Policy Forum

  • Offer educational programs and networking opportunities about emerging issues related to policies impacting women and our community

  • Monthly program meetings often featuring a policy area

  • News & Networking,  evening discussion on current events, monthly

  • Networking at a summer social event and a holiday party

  • Support educational and agenda-building opportunities for women

  • Mentoring program with high school students at Young Women’s Leadership Academy

  • Annual Emerging Issues Symposium

  • Web page, Group and Fan Facebook, and social media

  • Build bridges with other organizations to promote educational programs and agenda-building to increase partnerships and exchange ideas

  • Program partnerships with World Affairs Council, Leadership Fort Worth, Women’s Hispanic Network, Dallas Women’s Foundation and others

  • Fort Worth Sister Cities International Exchange of Women/WPF with a Sister City (Toluca, Mexico in 2015-2016)

  • Advocacy with elected officials (ex: Economic Issues for Tarrant Area report)

 

 

 

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WOMEN’S POLICY FORUM   |      P.O. Box 11246   Fort Worth, Texas 76110    womenspolicyforum@gmail.com