FORT WORTH (April 13, 2022) – Dr. Sylvia Trent-Adams, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, will be speaking at the Women United Investing in Impact annual luncheon on Thursday, May 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Ashton Depot.
This luncheon is held to shed light on issues women are facing today, including women’s health.
“There are many challenges that we as women face, and I have the utmost confidence our continued work will move the needle to a new and better normal where equity and equality are a given,” said Leah King, President and CEO of United Way of Tarrant County and founding member of Women United. “What an honor it is to have Dr. Trent-Adams speak to issues facing women in healthcare and uplift local organizations working to create positive change for women and girls in Tarrant County.”
During the luncheon, Women United will be awarding $60,000 in grants to organizations that support both women and girls through services and programs that garner a quality education, enhance job skills or extend the opportunity to change their lives in other ways. This year’s finalists are Rivertree Academy and The Women’s Center of Tarrant County.
Tickets are currently available for $250. To register to attend the luncheon or purchase a sponsorship, visit https://www.unitedwaytarrant.org/investinginimpact/.
Women United is an integral part of United Way of Tarrant County. The Women’s Fund is dedicated to funding initiatives that support women and girls in Tarrant County. This event is hosted by the Women United Steering Committee.
About United Way of Tarrant County
United Way of Tarrant County has worked to improve the lives of those in our communities since 1922. As a nonprofit leader, we bring together individuals, groups, donors and service providers to help solve some of the most challenging social issues affecting Tarrant County. Each year, United Way of Tarrant County helps more than 300,000 people through its resources. United Way of Tarrant County has no fees on donor designations, with 100 percent of the donations going to the selected agency or cause.
Deanna W. Titzler
United Way of Tarrant County