Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, October 11, 2023
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Ridglea Country Club, 3700 Bernie Anderson Ave., Fort Worth, TX

    Natalie Young Williams, J.D. | Tarrant To & Through Partnership

    11:30 a.m. - Registration

    11:45 a.m. - Lunch Service

    12:00 noon - Program


    Cost per person is $35. Unpaid no-shows will be billed.

    As a cabinet member with more than 15 years of work experience in both the nonprofit and educational sectors, Natalie is ready to combine her passion for student achievement, sharp visionary intellect and dedication to organizational success with leading T3’s talented team. Her track record of managing high performing teams and instilling operational excellence in K-12 and higher education has prepared her for the transformational work required to lead T3 through the critical organizational stages of growth and longevity.

    Natalie joins T3 after serving as the Chief of Staff and Director of Institutional Advancement at Paul Quinn College (PQC), an HBCU in Dallas, Texas. In that capacity, she worked to forge strategic alliances to advance the growth goals of the PQC Corporate Work Program and the development initiatives of the College. Natalie has more than a decade of experience creating effective and sustainable solutions to raise student achievement. Prior to joining PQC, Natalie was the Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President of Achievement Solutions and Corporate Strategy for EdisonLearning. While at EdisonLearning, she managed the strategic alliance with Magic Johnson Enterprises, led an education division of over 600 employees, and was the Executive Director of Friends of Magic, a corporate and community engagement effort for the national network of Magic Johnson Bridgescape Academies.

    Natalie is a graduate of Vanderbilt University Law School and Arizona State University with degrees in Philosophy and Journalism. She relocated to Dallas/Fort Worth from Phoenix, Arizona with her husband Morris L. Williams III. Natalie and Morris have a blended family of three children.

    • Wednesday, November 08, 2023
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 PM
    • Arts Fort Worth Community Arts Center

    Women's Policy Forum 2023 Emerging Issues Symposium
    Be An Impressive Leader

    Date: November 8, 2023
    Registration & Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.
    Program: 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
    Location: Arts Fort Worth
    1300 Gendy Street
    Fort Worth, TX 76107

    RSVP today

    $35.00 Members
    $50.00 Non-Members
    Free Parking

    You’re invited to the Women’s Policy Forum of Tarrant County
    2023 Symposium

    This year’s dynamic symposium includes:

    • Interactive Making Meaningful Connections Workshop
      • Types of networking
      • What to do before, during, and after networking
      • How to make yourself memorable
      • Why impressive leaders are servant leaders focused on the success of others
    • Panel Discussion
      • Different leadership styles and how to adapt your style for specific challenges
      • How to foster and leverage strong professional relationships
      • Key attributes for leading teams through uncertainty and adversity
      • The importance of effective communication in leadership
      • How to build and develop diverse teams
      • How to grow future leaders through mentorship
      • The importance of lifelong learning and personal growth
      • Strategies for achieving work-life balance
      • and much, much, more!
    • Our distinguished panelists:
      • Anette Landeros, President & CEO - Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
      • Michelle Green-Ford, President & CEO - Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce
      • Marianne M. Auld, Managing Partner - Kelly Hart Attorneys At Law, Immediate Past Board Chair - Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce

    About Women’s Policy Forum
    The Women's Policy Forum of Tarrant County is an organization of influential women who investigate and support policies and initiatives that will effect positive change for Tarrant County women and our community. Objectives are to increase the visibility of women in Tarrant County, foster relationships with others and assist in agenda building of our community and country. 

Past events

Wednesday, September 13, 2023 Dr. Wayne Carson + Dr. Edna M. Foster | ACH Child & Family Services
Wednesday, August 09, 2023 Fort Worth Mayor Mattie Parker
Wednesday, June 14, 2023 Wesley Gentle | Arts Fort Worth
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 Willie Rankin & Catherine Davis | Institute to Advance Child Care
Wednesday, March 08, 2023 Dr. Angélica M. Ramsey | Vision for FWISD
Wednesday, February 08, 2023 Lauren King | Tarrant County Homeless Coalition
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 Beverly Powell
Wednesday, December 14, 2022 Holiday Party
Friday, November 11, 2022 Women's Policy Forum 2022 Emerging Issues Symposium
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 Dvorah Cristol | Cristol Law
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Member Mixer
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Paige Charbonnet | LVT Rise
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 Mayor Mattie Parker
Wednesday, June 08, 2022 A Look Across Comprehensive Women's Healthcare and the Importance of Maintaining Mental Wellness
Wednesday, May 11, 2022 CTL: A Two-Generation Solution for Women with Children
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 Unifying our Region’s Advocacy to Ensure Economic Competitiveness
Wednesday, March 09, 2022 Disrupting the Cycle of Emergency Room Roulette
Wednesday, February 09, 2022 LiftFund: Paving the Way for Women Entrepreneurs
Thursday, January 20, 2022 Advocacy Deep Dive: Alliance for Children
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 Breaking the Cycle
Wednesday, December 15, 2021 WPF Annual Holiday Event
Friday, November 12, 2021 Women's Policy Forum 2021 Emerging Issues Symposium
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 Fort Worth's City Council Redistricting Process
Thursday, September 23, 2021 News & Networking - COVID Update
Wednesday, September 08, 2021 Effective Advocacy
Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Girl Scouts Now and the Future
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 Celebrate Women's Policy Forum!
Thursday, June 24, 2021 News & Networking June 2021
Thursday, May 20, 2021 News & Networking May 2021
Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Camp Fire First Texas: Early Education Apprenticeship Program
Thursday, April 22, 2021 News & Networking April 2021
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 The Importance of Inclusive Design
Thursday, March 25, 2021 News & Networking March 2021
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Moving People to Action
Thursday, February 18, 2021 News & Networking February 2021
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 Heart Health Awareness & Preventive Methods
Thursday, January 28, 2021 News & Networking January 2021
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 January Membership Meeting
Wednesday, December 09, 2020 WPF Annual Holiday Celebration & Business Meeting
Thursday, November 12, 2020 News & Networking
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 November Policy Program & Virtual Luncheon
Friday, October 23, 2020 Women's Policy Forum 2020 Emerging Issues Symposium
Wednesday, October 07, 2020 **Date Change for News & Networking**
Wednesday, September 09, 2020 September Policy Program & Virtual Luncheon
Thursday, August 27, 2020 August News & Networking
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 August Policy Program & Virtual Luncheon
Wednesday, July 08, 2020 July Luncheon
Thursday, June 25, 2020 News & Networking
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 June Luncheon
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 May Luncheon
Wednesday, April 08, 2020 April Luncheon
Wednesday, March 04, 2020 March 2020 Luncheon
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 November 2019 Luncheon

Recent programs and events

2021 Events

January Lunchtime Presentation

Change Your LENS:
A model for understanding cultural differences

 "Despite good intentions, it is easy to judge others based on our cultural viewpoint. We need to intentionally disrupt this process in order to recognize the nature of our own cultural influences and to understand and validate another’s cultural influences."

2020 Events

News & Networking - June 25

In June, we restarted our News & Networking event as an online Zoom chat with
Connie Sanchez, director of the play, AMON! The Ultimate Texan. We learned some interesting things about the play
and also had a great discussion about our current day leaders in Fort Worth whose story could be told this way.   

Coffee & Conversation

Our second Coffee & Conversation event for 2019 focused on women's health issues.  We heard from several women who are involved with local agencies and organizations working to improve women's health in our community.  See a complete summary

Past Chairs Luncheon

A luncheon for Past Chairs and Founding Members was held on June 25 to honor and celebrate our leaders and founders. More here 

Coffee & Conversation

See a complete summary of the inaugural Coffee & Conversation program on the topic of homelessness. 

New Member Reception

See more photos from the 2019 New Member Reception

Women's Policy Forum is a non-partisan educational and networking organization. Views expressed in presentations are those of the speaker and do not imply endorsement by WPF.

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