Young Women’s Preparatory Network Schools Make the Grade on Two Top High School Lists

(Dallas, Texas, April 20, 2016) – Young Women’s Preparatory Network, a nonprofit agency that operates the largest network of all-girls, public, college preparatory schools in the nation, announces high marks for its member schools from top high school lists compiled by The Washington Post and U.S. News & World Report.

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Junior League of Dallas Sustainers Host Luncheon for Irma Rangel Seniors

(Dallas, Texas, April 18, 2016) – Junior League of Dallas (JLD) Sustainers hosted a special luncheon for the graduating seniors at Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School, a member of Young Women’s Preparatory Network (YWPN), at JLD headquarters on April 16. Those in attendance included students, family, Irma Rangel Principal Lisa Curry, College Bound Advisor Ann Marano, Community Liaison Katie Allbritton, Advisory Council Chair and JLD Sustainer Beth Brown and JLD Sustainers.

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Authors Nicholas Kristof And Sheryl WuDunn Explain The Power Of Books In Achieving Success To Students

BY JEANNE PREJEAN

Authors were abounding in Dallas on Tuesday, March 22. While noted historian Dr. Todd Longstaff-Gowan was at the Dallas Museum of Art for Art In Bloom, husband-and-wife Pulitzer Prize winning authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn were talking with joint gathering of the Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School and the Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy about the power of books. Here’s a report from the field:

Article appeared in My Sweet Charity on 4/11/16.

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Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders’ College Bound Advisor Receives William W. Fleming Award

(Dallas, Texas, April 7, 2016) – Eric Heineman, College Bound Advisor at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, a member of Young Women’s Preparatory Network, was honored with the 2016 William W. Fleming Award from the Texas Association for College Admission Counseling (TACAC). He received this prestigious award at TACAC’s annual conference at the Horseshoe Bay Resort on April 3.

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Pulitzer Prize Winners and Best-Selling Authors Address Students at Irma Rangel, a Young Women’s Preparatory Network School

On March 21, Pulitzer Prize winners and best-selling authors Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn spoke to students at Irma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School, a partner school of the Young Women’s Preparatory Network. The two are best known for their books, Half the Sky and their work with The New York Times.

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Editorial: Dallas ISD should figure out how to expand on this girl-powered success story

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Fort Worth’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy Hosts Celebratory Fundraiser For First Graduating Class of 2016

(Dallas, Texas, February 24, 2016) – Fort Worth’s Young Women’s Leadership Academy (YWLA), a partner school of the Young Women’s Preparatory Network (YWPN) and part of the Fort Worth ISD, will graduate its first class this June. To celebrate this milestone, the Foundation for the Young Women’s Leadership Academy of Fort Worth, which supports YWLA, will host an event on Friday, March 4 called GEMS Rocks to honor this inaugural graduating class.

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Lynn McBee: Philanthropist and Scientist

Lynn McBee is both. She moved to Dallas after graduating from the University of Texas with a biochemistry degree almost 25 years ago, and has been a philanthropic force in the community ever since, her board service totaling 26 different nonprofits and organizations. The two worlds – philanthropy and science – have collided in unexpected ways for her.

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