Virtual Viewpoints: The Essentials

Date: 06/16/2020 10:00am | 06/16/2020 11:00am




Start your morning informed and inspired

You are invited to share with a friend and join us for our first Virtual Viewpoints. This complimentary event series is an opportunity to engage with like-minded women and learn about the unique issues facing women, girls and their families.

Hear groundbreaking statewide research that highlights the challenges facing women and girls, and examines the four building blocks for women and families to be financially secure: child care, education, health insurance and housing.

Celebrating Black Philanthropy
August 26 | 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Halima Leak Francis, Ph.D.
Cathryn McClellan Kelly
Christa Brown-Sanford
Lisa Montgomery
HERitage Giving Fund
at Texas Women’s Foundation
The Village Giving Circle, LLC
at Texas Women’s Foundation

Moderated by:

Hattie Hill
T.D. Jakes Foundation

Economic Issues for Women in Texas, 2020
June 16 | 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Texas Women’s Foundation presented the findings from our comprehensive study of the economic reality facing Texas Women. The research reveals dramatic changes in our state’s demographics, and the challenges and opportunities to creating a more equitable society. The presenation featured stories of women from across Texas sharing their lived experiences, and information on how state-level policies and practices can help strengthen women and their families.

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Virtual Viewpoints: The Essentials | Education
May 19, 2020

The Education series featured a discussion with experts in the education industry about the barriers women face in higher education, how they have been heightened in our current environment, and how they are working to support students through these challenges. Click below to watch the video.

Virtual Viewpoints: The Essentials | Child Care
April 30, 2020

The Child Care series discussed the challenges centers are faced with keeping their doors open while many families are staying home due to COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders. We heared from industry experts on how they are continuing to provide quality child care, and how we can help keep this essential work support accessible for working families. Click below to watch the video.

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