13th Annual Texas Woman’s University Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award Luncheon
The 13th Annual Texas Woman’s University Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award Luncheon will honor Ralph Hawkins, chairman of the board of HKS, Inc., and 2015 chair of the Dallas Regional Chamber.
The award, established in 2002, is given annually to Dallas leaders with a lifelong commitment to improving the quality of life in the community and to furthering the importance of education. The award also recognizes the life work of Virginia Chandler Dykes as an outstanding health care provider whose professional and civic achievements represent a lifetime committed to helping others. Virginia Chandler Dykes is known internationally for her work in occupational therapy. Locally, she is known for her leadership in many cultural and charitable organizations. In 2005 she was appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to serve on the Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents, where she served until 2011.