Dallas Women’s Foundation will present the recipients of its 2018 Maura Women Helping Women and Young Leader Awards, recognizing leaders who have positively impacted the lives of women and girls in the North Texas area. Award recipients will be honored at the Leadership Forum & Awards Dinner. The dinner, co-chaired by Effie Booker-Dennison and Janice Sharry, will include a presentation of Maura Awards to four outstanding women leaders, and Young Leader Awards, presented by Capital One, to two exceptional women under the age of 40.
The event’s keynote speaker is Nina Tassler, former president and chairwoman of CBS Entertainment and the highest profile Latina in network television. She is also the author of What I Told My Daughter: Lessons from Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women. Her appearance is sponsored in part by the Catherine M. Coughlin Endowment for Women’s Leadership at Dallas Women’s Foundation.