Texas Woman’s University presents Dallas Leadership Luncheon

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Jennifer Staubach Gates
Council-Member Jennifer Staubach Gates Photo courtesy of Jennifer Staubach Gates

Dallas City Council-member Jennifer Staubach Gates has been named the recipient of the 18th Annual Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award, presented by Bank of Texas, Texas Woman’s University and the Texas Woman’s University Foundation. Texas Woman’s Chancellor, Carine M. Feyten will honor Council-member Gates at the Dallas Leadership Luncheon chaired by Ralph Hawkins, chairman emeritus with HKS, Inc. and recipient of the 2015 Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award.

Gates, a lifelong Dallas resident who resides in Preston Hollow, represents District 13 on the city council and currently chairs the Domestic Violence Task Force to help bridge communication between the Dallas Police Department, the District Attorney’s office, judges and community partners. This collaboration aims to strengthen the forces fighting to end domestic violence in Dallas. Additionally, she is a committee member at the Diocesan Education Empowerment Trust and the Dallas H.O.P.E.S. Advisory Council.

Gates is a licensed registered nurse and the recipient of numerous awards including the Marnie Wildenthal Literacy Award (2018), the Champion of Human Rights Award from Mosaic Family Services (2016), and the University of the Incarnate Word Alumni of Distinction for Service in Mission (2015).

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Belo Mansion & Pavilion
2101 Ross Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201


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