Girls Rock! Arts, Culture and Politics



7:00-10:00 P.M.

Crow Collection - 2010 Flora Street Dallas, TX 75201 

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Join IGNITE in support of our second annual Girls Rock! Arts, Culture and Politics event, where professional women can connect with politically ambitious young women and mentor them to become the next generation of leaders.


IGNITE is honoring Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne for her service and contributions in supporting and mentoring women. Click here to read her bio.  




WFAA Channel 8 Anchor Alisha Laventure will serve as our moderator and special guest for the evening.  Click here to read her bio. 



Event Co-Chairs: 
Chris Bhatti, Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science, UT Dallas* 
Tamara Bond Beverly, Project Manager, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, LLC* 

GIRLS ROCK! Host Committee:
Dr. Barbara Baggerly-Hinojosa, CEO, Leadership Empowerment Group* 
Betty Bourgeois, Educational Consultant, Retired Principal, Ursuline Academy*
Anne Crews, VP Public Affairs, Mary Kay Corp*
Bobbie Edmonds, Esquire, Law of Bobbie Edmonds*
Dr. Karina E. Gil, Assistant Professor, Our Lady of the Lake University*
Shari Hicks, Assistant VP of Commercial Lending, Frost Bank
Heather McNamara, Consultant at Wineshop at Home
Marcella Medina, Director of Public Affairs, AT&T+
Ann Marie Painter, Attorney, Management-side Employment Law, Perkins Coie LLP*
Karen Liu Pang, Community and Civic Volunteer*
Tarsha Polk, The Marketing Lady, LLC
Brandy Patrick, President of America First Legal Services
Will Pryor, Mediation & Arbitration*
Treta Sellers, Personal Economics Groups
Stephanie Simpson, Vice President, Texas Association of Manufacturers*
Kimberly Sims, Attorney, Landlord-Tenant, Property Litigation, Palter Stokley Sims PLLC*
Arisha Smith, Founder and Principal, Idyllic Interactive
Norma K. Stone, Ed. D., Educator and Community Volunteer, Former Business Owner*
Julia Taylor Cheek, CEO and Founder, Everly Well+
Chris E. Wallace, President, Texas Association of Business*

* denotes IGNITE State Council Member
+ denotes IGNITE Board of Directors 

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