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Our August 10th Membership Meeting featured Mayor Mattie Parker
Mayor Mattie Parker
Mattie Parker was elected in June 2021 as the 45th Mayor of Fort Worth. Leading one of the fastest growing large cities in the nation, Parker has set her focus on key issues that move Fort Worth forward including economic development growth, innovative transportation and mobility solutions, quality education opportunities for every student, and building safer, more prosperous communities.
Parker is a licensed attorney, with more than seventeen years of experience in national, state and local public affairs, including her service as the chief of staff for Mayor and the Fort Worth City Council where she helped shape major policy decisions on a variety of complex issues. She was the founding CEO of Fort Worth Cradle to Career and the Tarrant To & Through (T3) Partnership.
Originally from Hico, Texas, Parker graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in government and has a law degree from Texas A&M University School of Law where she was awarded the prestigious MacLean & Boulware Endowed Law Scholarship.
She and her husband, David, are raising their family, one daughter and two young sons, in Fort Worth.
Women's Policy Forum meets on the second Wednesday each month.
No membership meeting was held in July 2022.
June Membership Meeting
A Look Across Comprehensive Women's Healthcare and the
Importance of Maintaining Mental Wellness
Our June 8 program featured mental health expert Anastasia “Stas” Taylor, LCSW-S, Founder and CEO of Alliance Child & Family Solutions and Dr. G. Sealy Massingill, Chief Medical Officer with Planned Parenthood of Tarrant County.. Ms. Taylor message related to how we must first care for ourselves. If you're not getting enough sleep or taking care of yourself, you cannot give others your best care. Dr. Sealy spoke about the importance of how we choose to vote. How we vote affects policy and policy decides the laws of women's health care.