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Celebrating Dallas Women: Trailblazers of Today and Tomorrow

March is not only the month of blooming flowers and warmer weather; it's also Women's History Month, a time to reflect on the contributions and achievements of women throughout history. In Dallas, this month serves as a poignant reminder of the incredible work being done by local women, who are paving the way for future generations. From business leaders to activists, artists to educators, Dallas women are making their mark in every sphere of society.

One area where Dallas women have particularly excelled is in entrepreneurship and business leadership. In addition to breaking barriers in the business world, Dallas women are also making significant strides in advocacy and social justice. Through their tireless efforts and unwavering commitment to justice, these women are effecting real change in their communities.

Moreover, Dallas is home to a vibrant arts and culture scene, largely thanks to the contributions of local women artists and creatives. From painters to musicians, writers to filmmakers, these women use their talents to express themselves and spark important conversations about identity, representation, and social change. Their work enriches the cultural fabric of the city and provides a platform for diverse voices to be heard.

Here's some of the amazing work that our amazing Dallas Professional Women (DPW) Community has spearheaded this year:

  • DPW Community Member AshLeigh Curry is the Owner, Producer & Director at and she recently launched HerSTORY Unbound: The Virtual Museum of Exceptional Women which includes inspirational stories from Dallas Mavericks CEO, Cynt Marshall, The Junior League of Dallas first Black President Christa Brown-Sanford, Debbie Story of AT&T Performing Arts Center, Michelle Burgess of Just Reset It, DPW Advisory Council Circle Member Shampaigne Graves and DPW Chief Inspiration Officer Irum Jones and other women in Dallas that are igniting positive change in Dallas! Check it out here:

  • Embracing the Wisdom on the Walk book launch is scheduled for 4/4/2024 with DPW Advisory Council Circle Member & Publisher Lori Lane-Dixon alongside several DPW Members to launch a second edition of her powerful WOW Series! WOW stands for Wisdom on the Walk, a powerful collective journey of women leaning in, reflecting and sharing moments that led to transformative moments which is sure to inspire both women of faith, and women that are walking in faith.

  • Junior Achievement Bold Girls Summit 2024 was a hit and featured a captivating keynote by CIO of DPW, Irum Jones as she shared with students the power of positivity and soaring to new heights at Southwest Airlines headquarters alongside Shampaigne Graves that taught a mainstage session on creating a vision boards. students.

  • Zara Jones, DPW Advisory Council Member & Selfcare Advocate for Students led a workshop class for Girls Scouts USA to help demonstrate how to publish books. Zara is currently working on creating mini-series for students to help them publish their first book before they graduate highschool!

  • Zondra Evans launched a Media Tour Event Intensive with an opportunity for media executives and producers to embark on a weekend of exposure, empowerment and expansion at the Killeen Civic Center | 3601 S W.S. Young Drive, Killeen, TX 76542 on May 30th-31st from 10AM to 10PM. Secure your seat today!

  • DPW Member Jenny Connolley of TC Roofing, Restorations and Solar launched her Breathwork classes and the DPW Community can't stop raving about it! Be sure to follow her on line and schedule a session!

  • Congratulations on Coach JackieD for the debut of her Christ Culture Women podcast from Fishbowl Radio Network! Check her out on

  • Congratulations to Danielle Cobo on the launch of her new book Unstoppable Grit! Visit!

  • Congratulations to Jo Lam from Project Beauty for winning their most recent business pitch to help support the mission of their non-profit! Visit for more info!

  • DPW's 2024 Women's History Month initiatives included:

    • advocating for women professionals by leveling panels & speaking opportunities

    • writing recommendation letters to support promotions for women professionals

    • helping women with business pitches

    • helping students & women professionals with job interview skills

    • referring over $160K worth of referrals within the DPW community 30 days

    • helping women optimize their LinkedIn profiles

    • nominating over 75+ local women for local and national recognition

    • brokering 25+ spotlight & blog articles for women in business

    • connecting over 25+ non-profits to dedicated volunteers and recurring donors

So, how can we support and uplift the amazing work of local women in Dallas beyond Women's History Month? Here are a few ways:

  • Amplify Their Voices: Share their stories and accomplishments on social media and in your personal networks. By amplifying their voices, you help bring attention to the issues they care about and the work they are doing to make a difference.

  • Support Women-Owned Businesses: Whenever possible, choose to support women-owned businesses in your community. Whether it's shopping at a local boutique, dining at a women-owned restaurant, or hiring a woman-owned service provider, your patronage helps these entrepreneurs thrive.

  • Get Involved: Join or volunteer with organizations that are dedicated to supporting women and girls in Dallas. Whether it's mentoring young women, participating in advocacy campaigns, or attending local events, there are countless ways to get involved and make a difference.

  • Invest in Education: Support educational programs and initiatives that empower girls and young women to pursue their dreams and reach their full potential. By investing in education, you help break down barriers and create opportunities for future generations of Dallas women.

  • Celebrate Their Achievements: Take the time to celebrate the achievements of local women in Dallas, not just during Women's History Month, but year-round. Whether it's through awards ceremonies, networking events, or simply expressing gratitude and appreciation, let them know that their contributions are valued and recognized. In conclusion, Women's History Month is a time to celebrate the amazing work of women past, present, and future. In Dallas, we are fortunate to have a community of talented and inspiring women who are shaping the world in remarkable ways. By supporting and uplifting their efforts, we can create a more equitable and inclusive society for all. Let's continue to celebrate and empower the women of Dallas today and every day.

Congratulations to our community of women in action and we look forward to continuing to support you!

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