Increase visibility of women in Tarrant County

Foster relationships with other influential people

Assist in agenda building of our communities


Moving People to Action: Self-Advocacy and how it relates to and affects different policies and community initiatives

Sydney Thomas, MPA Public Policy Coordinator
Alzheimer's Association, North Central & West Texas Chapters

Sydney Thomas is the Public Policy Coordinator for the North Central Texas and West Texas Chapters of the Alzheimer's Association. In her role, she coordinates grassroots advocacy efforts for state and federal legislative priorities. She successfully organized advocacy for legislation such as the State's Plan on Alzheimer's Disease, state mandated dementia training for Adult Protective Services, as well as $1 million in state appropriations to support caregivers.

This event will be held remotely via Zoom. There is no cost to attend and guests of WPF members are welcome! Please register  yourself and any guests separately so that they will receive the Zoom link.

Latest Lunchtime presentations 

februaray 2021

Heart Health Awareness
& Preventive Methods

 Anita Krueger, M.D.
Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital

In recognition of American Heart Month, we learned about the importance of heart health awareness and preventive methods, and the difference in heart health among minority women. Dr. Anita Krueger, cardiothoracic surgeon, presented on the #1 killer of women, cardiovascular disease.  

We'd like to thank The North Texas Community Foundation for their sponsorship and support of this program. 


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2020 Emerging Issues Symposium
The Changing Face of Health Care:


Watch the entire recording

The 2020 Emerging Issues Symposium was held Friday, October 23 as a virtual event, with six distinguished speakers sharing their thoughts on "The Changing Face of Health Care", a timely topic.
Speakers included: 
Kayla Fair, DrPH, 
Assistant Professor, Public Health Education, School of Public Health, UNT Health Science Center
Dr. La Tasha Jarrett, Chief Medical Officer, North Texas Area Community Health Center
Beverly Powell, Texas State Senator
Dr. Susan Bailey, President, AMA
Carol Brown, CEO, Como Lions Heart
Diana Cervantes, DrPH, As
sistant Professor and Director, MPH Epidemiology Program, School of Public Health, UNT Health Science Center

Read more about the 2020 Emerging Issues Symposium

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 Important Facts 

News & Networking
Thursday, February 18, 2021 (please note the change of date)
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Guest Speaker Lawrence Thompson
Education Strategies Manager
City of Fort Worth

February News & Networking

On Thursday, February 18, Lawrence Thompson, Education Strategies Manager for the City of Fort Worth, spoke with the News & Networking group about the role the City of Fort Worth is playing in fostering & encouraging educational improvement in our town.

2020 Emerging Issues Symposium
The Changing Face of Health Care
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