Inspired by the 2014 Conference on Crimes Against Women
Although I’ve attended many thought-provoking conferences for business and personal interests, the most profound of these was the 2014 Conference on Crimes Against Women, held recently in Dallas, Texas.
There, I was in awe of the community officials, front-line responders and victim advocates – from across the country and around the globe – who had joined together to help end the worldwide epidemic of violence against women.
In celebration of National Arbor Day, the City of Dallas along with Mary Kay Inc., dedicated the Mary Kay Ash Tree Grove in Pioneer Park outside the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. This outdoor green space is part of Mary Kay’s Pink Doing Green (SM) initiative to plant 1 million tress in the U.S. through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation and guidance from the U.S. Forest Service. Pictured from left: Nathan Moore, Chief Legal Officer for Mary Kay Inc.; Dr.
Bringing the EDF/AT&T water efficiency toolkit to 5 thirsty U.S. cities
This year, the focus of World Water Day is on how intertwined our energy and water use are, with water supplies across the country growing increasingly strained – in areas that depend on flows from the Colorado River, like
NEW YORK, January 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Deloitte and the Deloitte Foundation announced that a team from Columbia University won the fourth annual National Case Competition held at Deloitte University’s landmark campus for learning and leadership development near Dallas, Texas. The school’s winning team of Sara Brown, Jane Hendrick, Joseph Saia and Will Zvara earned the top scholarship award of $20,000.
Women Lead To Provide $25,000 In Funding To Four College-Bound Women
DALLAS, November 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Mary Kay Inc.’s 50th anniversary celebration has painted the city pink all year. And now, the global cosmetics company is looking to spread a little green. In collaboration with the Junior League of Dallas, two of the city’s most philanthropic organizations will award $25,000 in scholarships to deserving Dallas ISD college bound women through a new Junior League of Dallas (JLD) program, Women LEAD (Learn. Excel. Achieve. Dream.).
New Parkland Hospital is currently the largest healthcare construction project in the nation. Construction of this 1.9 million-square-foot, LEED Silver hospital will take more than six million man-hours, and at peak will employ 2,000 workers on site. Designed for a 50+ year life span, the hospital reflects some of the most innovative practices in planning, design and construction today.
Affirmative action has been in the news lately, thanks to several legal cases involving race-sensitive admissions policies adopted by universities to promote a diverse student body. The discussion is positive because it provides an incentive to improve such policies.
Mary Kay Inc. rolls out the pink carpet for attendees at festival’s opening night
DALLAS, April 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Award shows and celebrity events are known for their signature red carpets, except when they are hosted in Dallas. This year’s 2013 Dallas International Film Festival will feature a Mary Kay pink carpet in honor of the cosmetic giant’s 50th Anniversary celebration.