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Women’s Leadership Council Celebrates “Women United”

 

Members of the United Way Women’s Leadership Council held their Annual Celebration March 26 with the theme “Women United.” During the program, community leaders representing United Way’s three impact areas—Learn Well, Earn Well and Live Well—shared their knowledge and insight about the role women play in education, financial stability and health in the community. (See Celebration photo album above.)

The program panelists were Melody Johnson, Scholar in Residence in TCU’s College of Education and former Fort Worth ISD Superintendent; Kathryn Arnold, Executive Director of Family Pathfinders of Tarrant County; and Lillie Biggins, President of Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Priceintroduced panel moderator Leah King, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Holland Services.

“All of these women are shining examples of the Women’s Leadership Council mission, which is to inspire women to be role models of generosity, advocates for important causes and volunteers for change,” said United Way Donor Engagement ManagerCarolyn Phillips.

Last Year Women’s Leadership Council members contributed $1,530,780 to support the work of United Way, a 28% increase.

(Pictured at top, from left: Lillie Biggins, Melody Johnson, Leah King, Kathryn Arnold and Sharon Leite. Shown at right are Mattie Parker and Mayor Betsy Price.)