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Dallas Women's Foundation Releases The Economic Status of Women in Texas and The Economic Status of Women in Collin, Dallas and Denton Counties on International Women's Day, March 8

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SOURCE Dallas Women’s Foundation

Texas women wait until 2049 for equal pay

DALLAS, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --


-Roslyn Dawson Thompson, President and CEO, Dallas Women's Foundation

-Dena Jackson, Senior Vice President-Grants & Research, Dallas Women's Foundation


Women in Texas have made progress, but they still face inequities that prevent them from reaching their full potential including waiting until 2049 for equal pay. On International Women's Day, Dallas Women's Foundation will release two studies: The Economic Status of Women in Texas and The Economic Status of Women in Collin, Dallas and Denton Counties. The studies focus on employment and earnings, as well as poverty and opportunity.

Both studies are produced by the Institute for Women's Policy Research in partnership with Dallas Women's Foundation. International Women's Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women with a goal of accelerating gender parity.


Thursday, March 8, 2018 – International Women's Day

10 a.m.-11 a.m. – Organizers will unveil the findings of these studies and answer questions.

Interviews are available following the studies' release.


Two options:

1. Webinar: http://bit.ly/2GLpevL

Register BEFORE the date/time, and you'll receive a confirmation email.

2. In-person:

Dallas Women's Foundation Office*

Campbell Centre II

8150 N. Central Expressway, Suite 110

Dallas, TX 75206

*Best entrance is on the north side between the Double Tree Hotel and the building.

Media need to RSVP by March 6 to juliette@coultergroup.com, if they plan to come to the Foundation's offices.

Following the webinar, the Foundation will post copies of the studies: https://www.dallaswomensfdn.org/

Dallas Women's Foundation is the largest regional women's fund in the world. It is a trusted leader in advancing positive social and economic change for women and girls. The Foundation was built on the belief that when you invest in a woman, there is a ripple effect that benefits her family, her community and her world. Dallas Women's Foundation has researched, funded and demonstrated the ripple effect since 1985 in North Texas, granting more than $37.6 million since inception and over $4.5 million annually to help create opportunities and solve issues for women and girls. With the support of its donors, the Foundation unlocks resources to improve education and quality of life, gives voice to issues affecting women and girls, and cultivates women leaders for the future.


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