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  • WiNGS Names Kate Rose Marquez as New CEO FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact:  Juliette Coulter, 214-394-5532, juliette@coultergroup.com WiNGS Names Kate Rose Marquez as New CEO   DALLAS, Texas, January 21, 2020 – WiNGS, a Dallas nonprofit that empowers women, fights poverty and impacts generations by providing services to help them live their fullest potential, has named Kate Rose Marquez as its new CEO effective today. She was ... Read More
  • WiNGS Mentors & Allies Luncheon Celebrates Champions for Women and Offers Solutions on Poverty WiNGS, a Dallas nonprofit that empowers women, fights poverty and impacts generations, hosted more than 500 guests at its Mentors & Allies Awards Luncheon, Thursday, May 16, at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The annual event honors individuals and corporations for their commitment to lifting up women. This year’s luncheon also featured a panel of local ... Read More
  • WiNGS Mentors & Allies Awards Luncheon to Celebrate Women Champions and their Mentors WiNGS will host the Mentors & Allies Awards Luncheon presented by Sammons Enterprises on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Hilda Galvan, Liz Minyard and Anne Motsenbocker are the 2019 Honorary Chairs for the event that will be held at the Omni Hotel Dallas. Award-winning business leader and WiNGS board member Tiffaney Dale Hunter is the 2019 Event Chair and Michelle Hudson, Principal ... Read More
  • WiNGS Welcomes 12 Local Professionals to Board of Directors Please help us welcome 12 new members to the WiNGS Board of Directors. These professionals bring expertise from the financial, healthcare, legal and real estate industries, among others. They join with 18 existing members where they will provide leadership and expertise to drive our mission forward. New members will serve a 2-year term through June ... Read More
  • WiNGS Mentors & Allies Awards Luncheon Raised $230,000 for Programs Helping Women WiNGS, a nonprofit that empowers women, fights poverty and impacts generations, welcomed 400 guests to its Mentors & Allies Awards Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Dallas on May 9. The annual event honors individuals and corporations for their commitment to helping women in our community. The 2018 honorees included Salah Boukadoum, Sunny Nunan and Mary ... Read More
  • WiNGS 2018 Mentors & Allies Awards Luncheon Welcomes Business Powerhouse Elaine Agather as Keynote Speaker WiNGS, a nonprofit organization that provides women the tools and resources to become strong mothers, successful in the workplace and financially secure, will host the Mentors & Allies Awards Luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Dallas on May 9, 2018. The annual event recognizes individuals and companies whose leadership and commitment positively impact women. Elaine Agather, Chairman ... Read More
  • Mentors & Allies Raises $250,000 to Help Women Lift Themselves Out of Poverty WiNGS, a nonprofit organization that helps Dallas women lift themselves out of poverty, hosted its Annual Mentors & Allies Awards Luncheon at the Omni Dallas Hotel on May 1. The Mentors & Allies Awards recognize women, men and companies whose leadership and commitment positively impact women. The fundraising and awards event raised $250,000 for programs ... Read More
  • WiNGS and Women’s Business Council – Southwest Announce Partnership Project for Women WiNGS Dallas, a non-profit offering programs to help women lead a better life, and the Women’s Business Council – Southwest (WBCS), the leading certification and networking organization for women business owners in the southwest region, announce a partnership project to showcase the power of women helping women in the DFW metroplex. The project will help ... Read More
  • WiNGS Enterprise Showcase highlights female entrepreneurs PRESS RELEASE   WiNGS Enterprise Showcase highlights female entrepreneurs   Media Contact: Jennifer Ware 214.584.2314 jware@wingsdallas.org   On Wednesday, November 16, WiNGS, a nonprofit organization that helps Dallas women lift themselves out of poverty, will host its second annual Enterprise Showcase at the WiNGS Center at Ebby’s Place.  The Showcase will feature business concept presentations from three Women’s Enterprise Center graduates, and feedback from ... Read More
  • WiNGS presents Financial Coaching Model at national conference In September, six members of the WiNGS team joined 1,200 other advocates, policymakers and academics in Washington, D.C. at the 2016 Assets Learning Conference, sponsored by CFED (the Corporation for Enterprise Development).   The conference focused on efforts to address growing wealth inequality and help all families achieve economic opportunity, and featured sessions on subjects ranging ... Read More

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Happy #Fridayfunday! Today we're throwing it back to one of our Saturday classes, Vision Boarding, led by Volunteer Shazia! It was so beautiful to see all of the amazing boards that the women (and kids, too!) created in preparation of an amazing year! What's on your vision board?

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¡No se espere. Regístrese ahora para nuestras próximas clases de primavera de GED y ESL! 214.956.5901. #ESL #GED #communitydevelopment #DFW #comunidad

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Oooh-wee! We're not sure about you but we are just getting hungry looking at these photos! We are so proud of Chajuanna Lipsey of North Star Catering Co for her feature: voyagedallas.com/interview/meet… Chajuanna graduated from the WiNGS Enterprise program! #empoweringwomen

Today we remember and honor the legendary icon, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., whose influence reaches far beyond the civil rights movement. We celebrate his tenacity and ability to stand up for what was right, no matter the cost. #MLKDay #MLKjr #socialgood #upstander #thankyouMLK

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WiNGS loves this: The WNBA has a new collective bargaining agreement raising average salaries to six figures for the first time! Players will have many more benefits such as fully-paid salary on maternity leave! espn.com/wnba/story/_/i… #inclusion #empoweringwomen

READY FOR A REWARDING CAREER IN FINANCES! WiNGS is partnering with Bank of America & others to offer members a career opportunity starting at $15-20/hour. Our Career Pathway Program also offers multiple career development services! For info, call 214-956-5901 **Open to women only

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Es tiempo de impuestos. ¿Está listo? Venga a descubrir los cambios de este año, cuales créditos están disponibles para usted, y donde hay sitios gratuitos para ayudar a preparar sus impuestos. Para más información llame al 214-956-5901 o escriba a info@wingsdallas.org

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See you this Thurs, 1/16 6–9pm @ Village Burger Bar for a delicious way to support WiNGS! Hockaday will be promoting their fashion show where we will be featuring our entrepreneur’s merchandise! Burgers + Social Impact = our kind of dinner! #VillageBurgerBar #socent

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For #PovertyAwarenessMonth, in #Dallas tradition there will be a Dallas Homeless Point –in-Time count. It's designed to help DFW estimate how many ppl are living in homelessness. Take a stand against poverty, join the count - 1/23, 7pm-12am. Volunteer @ dallas.pointintime.info

Join us at WiNGS to learn about resources for filing taxes, and about the credits that are available! This class is available in English and Spanish. Call to learn more or to register: 214.956.5901

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Let's start the week of with some inspiration! "Education is everything- education is your power, education is your way in life for whatever you want to do." – Ciara #inspirationmondays #communitydevelopment

Come learn about the Tax Credits that you can receive when you file taxes. Get info on getting your taxes done for FREE. English & Spanish! Sign up at ow.ly/8ZiR50xSxX1 or call 214.956.5901. Schedule to meet with a financial coach: ow.ly/EBdm50xSxX2 #financialgoals

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Tomorrow: LinkedIn training at WiNGS! Get your profile set up, take a professional headshot, + learn the ins and outs of creating your network! LinkedIn is an incredibly valuable tool for professionals! Join us at 9am at WiNGS, no need to register! 2603 Inwood Rd. in Dallas!

test Twitter Media - Tomorrow: LinkedIn training at WiNGS! Get your profile set up, take a professional headshot, +  learn the ins and outs of creating your network! LinkedIn is an incredibly valuable tool for professionals! Join us at 9am at WiNGS, no need to register! 2603 Inwood Rd.  in Dallas! https://t.co/sRmHPFQl6H

When parents create healthy financial habits, the impact trickles down for generations. Working together to create economic equality right here in DFW is key! You can continue to support WiNGS programs by visiting wingsdallas.org/donatenow! #povertyawarenessmonth

According to the Communities Foundation of Texas' Dallas Economic Opportunity Assessment, 73% of students in Dallas County public schools are economically disadvantaged. WiNGS works with several local schools to bring financial education classes to parents. #PovertyAwarenessMonth

This Wednesday join us for our Mental Wellness for Entrepreneurs class from 5:30-8:30pm. Come and learn about taking care of YOU while owning your business. Call to register: 214.956.5901 + RT for a friend who needs this! #inspirationMonday #Empoweringwomen #womenentrepreneurs

“[Don’t] let anyone convince you that your dream, your vision to be an entrepreneur, is something that you shouldn’t do. What often happens is that people who are well meaning, who really care for us, are afraid for us and talk us out of it.” — Cathy Hughes #inspirationmonday

Call us at 214.956.5901 or visit wingsdallas.org/calendar to sign up! You don't want to miss these free classes and coaching. This is the level-up we all need in 2020! Join us today 🙂

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Hope the start of your 2020 was INCREDIBLE. Now, let's get to the weekend! We look forward to seeing new faces at our programs next week! Check out our calendar at wingsdallas.org/calendar to find out what's going on. Happy Friday! #Fridayfunday

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Join us on 1/11 for a free Linkedin class! We will be taking your professional headshot and helping you create the best profile you can, attracting employers and companies! Call us at 214-956-5901 / register at wingsdallas.org/calendar #linkedinlife #successatWiNGS

test Twitter Media - Join us on 1/11 for a free Linkedin class! We will be taking your professional headshot and helping you create the best profile you can, attracting employers and companies! Call us at 214-956-5901 / register at https://t.co/VaAFMOs4HS #linkedinlife #successatWiNGS https://t.co/20nQnSwRIV