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Women in Leadership: Essential Skills to Propel Your Business

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 9:30am12:00pm
Bill J. Priest Small Business Innovation Center
1402 Corinth St.
Dallas, TX 75215
United States

Join us and celebrate Women's History Month by highlighting NAWBO's historic legislation and featuring U. Renee Hall, who made history in Dallas as the first female police chief. 

About the Speaker:

Chief U. Reneé Hall is the 29th Chief of Police for the city of Dallas, Texas. She is the first woman to ever hold this position. Chief Hall is an accomplished and highly dedicated law enforcement executive with more than 18 years of experience to include 12 years spent at the management and executive levels of the organization. Her career began in the city of Detroit with a community of 700,000 people and approximately 3,100 employees. She commanded the largest Bureau in the organization with more than two-thirds of the total employees and a budget of $137 million dollars. Under her direction of enforcement, the department experienced a 40 year low in homicides and double-digit reductions in overall violent crime. Additionally, she served on the executive team that facilitated the successful completion of the Detroit Police Department's Consent Judgment involving Use of Force and Conditions of Confinement. 

9:30 am                      Registration

10:00                         Networking & Membership Drive

10:30 am                   Opening remarks – Cristin Thomas, Executive Director of BJP Small Business Innovation Center and Goldman Sachs 10,000                                            Small  Business

10:40 am                   Celebrate Women’s History Month, Key Note: Chief Rene Hall

11:20 am                   Panel: Common challenges women business leaders face.

Moderator:                 Dr. Rochelle Webb, 3W Consulting Group and NAWBO DFW Board Member

Panelist:                     Marnese Elder, President of the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce

                                                Betty Manetta, President & CEO of Argent Associations

                                                Merrimac Dillion, President & Founder of The Pillow Bar

                                                Tarsha Polk, President of NAWBO DFW

12:00 pm                   Adjourn