TBPWF and MDA announce 2016 Texas Business Women’s Award Recipients

October 31st, 2016

The 2016 Texas Business Women’s Award was presented by the University of Texas MD. Anderson Cancer Center to Michelle Barton, PhD and Therese Bevers, MD. The award is sponsored by the Texas Business & Professional Women’s Foundation. In 1981, Texas BPW Foundation established an endowment to annually recognize outstanding faculty at MD Anderson in cancer research or clinical care.

Read the announcement here.


TBPWF
From left to right:

  • Dr. Michelle Barton, 2016 TBW Award Recipient
  • Dr. Ethan Dmitrovsky, Provost and Executive Vice President
  • Dr. Elizabeth L Travis, Assoc VP, Women Faculty Prog, Women & Minority Fac Inclusion
  • Dr. Therese Bevers, 2016 TBW Award Recipient

TBPWF
From left to right:

  • Immediate Past Char, TBPWF Board of Trustees Regina Johnson
  • Dr. Michelle Barton
  • Dr. Therese Bevers
  • Treasurer, TBPWF Board of Trustees Lynda Seaman

Shelby Poncik Awarded Hermine Dalkowitz Tobolowsky Scholarship

April 13th, 2016

Shelby Poncik from Needville Texas has been awarded a Hermine Dalkowitz Tobolowsky scholarship to further her education at the Texas A&M Bush School of Government and Public Service where she is seeking a Master of Public Policy Analysis. She is currently working for the University of Texas Intercollegiate Athletics Department. Please read her amazing essay attached.

Women in Workforce Essay by Shelby Poncik

Cindy Horton Receives Gilda Murray Scholarship

March 21st, 2016

In March 2016, Cindy Horton, a member of Frisco Local Organization, received a Gilda Murray Scholarship to further her education. Cindy is pursuing certification as a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). The CAMS credential is the gold standard in AML certifications and recognized internationally by financial institutions, governments and regulators as a serious commitment to protecting the financial system against money laundering.

 

Rasheedat Jaji Receives Gilda Murray Scholarship

September 21st, 2015

In September 2015, Rasheedat Jaji, a member of Dallas Metro North Local Organization, received a Gilda Murray Scholarship to further her education. Rasheedat is pursuing an Engineering Management Master’s Degree Program from the University of Texas.

 

Marti Carson Receives Gilda Murray Scholarship

August 15th, 2015

In August 2015, Marti Carson received a Gilda Murray Scholarship from the Foundation to further her education.
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MD Anderson Scholarship Award Luncheon – September 2014

September 15th, 2014

In conjunction with MD Anderson, Dr. Joya Chandra and Dr. Bonnie S. Glisson received the Texas Business Women’s Award in September 2014.

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Career Advancement Scholarships Awarded for Fall Semester 2012

August 27th, 2012

Congratulations to Heather Fuller Albert from Woodville, TX, a recipient of the Career Advancement Scholarship for the Fall Semester 2012.  Heather is studying speech pathology at Stephen F. Austin State University.

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Gilda Murray Scholarship Awarded

June 17th, 2012

The Texas Business and Professional Women’s Foundation, Inc. recently announced that a Gilda Murray Scholarship has been awarded to Deborah J. Cope.

The Gilda Murray Scholarship is open to TBW members who are pursuing additional training or education to prepare for new employment or to advance within a business or profession and who also meet other eligiblity criteria.

Hermine Dalkowitz Tobolowsky Scholarships Awarded

June 17th, 2012

The Texas Business and Professional Women’s Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce recipients of the Hermine Dalkowitz Tobolowsky Scholarship for 2012.

Recipients are Kelli Lynn Wright, Jerica V. Owukori and Tovah Elana Pentelovitch.

This scholarship honors Hermine Dalkowitz Tobolowsky, who was one of the founding leaders of the Texas Business and Professional Women’s Foundation, Inc. She was also instrumental in lobbying for passage of the Equal Legal Rights Amendment in Texas.

Eligibility for this scholarship is open to women of academic achievement who wish to enter the professions of law, public service, government, political science or women’s history and who are pursuing studies at an accredited Texas college or univeristy, among several other criteria.

Texas Career Advancement Scholarship Awarded

December 15th, 2011

The Texas Business and Professional Women’s Foundation, Inc. recently announced that the Texas Career Advancement Scholarship has been awarded to Michelle Michaelson; she is currently a nursing student at Baylor.  Please click here to read the Press Release.