Viewpoints

Date: 05/09/2019 8:00am | 05/09/2019 1:00pm


Location: Breakfast - Plano & Lunch - Dallas


Email: ksenters@txwf.org


 

Start your morning informed and inspired

You are invited to bring a friend and join us at one of our Quarterly Viewpoints (formerly Breakfast Club) events. 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.

Women in Leadership
May 9, 2019
8:00-9:30 AM – Plano | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM – Dallas

Hear from a panel of women at various levels of leadership discuss their obstacles, triumphs and opportunities as they work to advance in leadership. Their discussion will be moderated by Texas Women’s Foundation’s President & CEO, Roslyn Dawson Thompson.

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For information, please contact Kristyn Senters at ksenters@txwf.org.

Breakfast Panelists

Bonnie Clinton is head of Indirect Procurement Shared Services for Toyota North America. In this role, she is responsible for the strategic leadership and services of several departments that support the business units of Toyota Motor North America and Toyota Financial Services. These support departments include Strategic and Operations Indirect Procurement, Program Strategy, Process and Controls, Spend Analytics and Vendor Management. Before joining Toyota, she spent the majority of her aerospace and defense industry career supporting the Space Shuttle program. Bonnie resides in Dallas, Texas, with her husband and daughter.

 

 

Maria Lopez is a student at Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School. She is a member of Texas Women’s Foundation’s Young Women’s Advisory Council (YWAC), a group of the Young Women’s Initiative (YWI). The YWI focuses on amplifying the voices and power of young women of color, ages 16-24, from our community’s most challenged neighborhoods. As a YWAC Fellow, Maria works to drill into issues and identify focus areas to make change in underserved communities.

 

 

Anita Paxton is the Vice President of Talent Management at Axxess, where her mission is to lead organizational success through people. As a strategist, she develops talent strategy aligned with the overall company goal to attract, hire, manage and retain top talent for the company. She has been deemed a leader in her profession for having a passion for people and a vested interest in their personal and professional growth. Her passion goes beyond the development of people within her organization.  As a volunteer in the community, she empowers women to lead through training and education.  Anita is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science, she is a cooking enthusiast and enjoys spending quality time with family.

 

 

 

Lunch Panelists

Maria Lopez is a student at Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School. She is a member of Texas Women’s Foundation’s Young Women’s Advisory Council (YWAC), a group of the Young Women’s Initiative (YWI). The YWI focuses on amplifying the voices and power of young women of color, ages 16-24, from our community’s most challenged neighborhoods. As a YWAC Fellow, Maria works to drill into issues and identify focus areas to make change in underserved communities.

 

 

Neena Newberry

Neena Newberry is twelve-time award-winning executive coach, speaker and author. A former Deloitte Consulting executive with over 25 years of business and leadership development experience, Neena excels at simple, proven solutions to achieve unprecedented business and career results. She launched Newberry Executive Solutions to pursue her passion for helping women be successful. Over 75% of her clients get promoted, and she gets rave reviews from Fortune 500 companies. Neena has been honored by the Dallas Business Journal, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Global Excellence Awards, among others, and has appeared in national media including Fortune, ABC, CBS, and Fox News.  She is the author of Show Up. Step Up. Step Out. — written up by Southwest Airlines President Emeritus Colleen Barrett. She serves as an inaugural advisory board member of the TWU Institute for Women’s Leadership, chair of the Akola advisory board, and a member of the Texas Women’s Foundation Economic Council and the United Way Community Impact Committee.

 

 

Tanya Winchel is a single mother, storm spotter and Senior Vice President/Director of Accounting and Tax, Hilltop Holdings Inc.  Her expertise falls in the area of corporate taxation, mergers & acquisitions, and partnerships in the banking, broker-dealer and mortgage industries.  Tanya is a Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and received her MBA and BBA from Western Michigan University with concentrations in accounting and economics.  Although a true Michigander at heart, she lives in Rockwall, Texas with her family, and since she can country dance now without tripping, must certainly be on her way to becoming a native Texan.

 

 

Panel Moderator

Roslyn Dawson Thompson
President & CEO
Texas Women’s Foundation