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Save your virtual seat for the 2021 Women in Leadership Forum

02.25.2021 | By: Texas Wesleyan University

Prepare to be inspired during the 5th annual Women in Leadership Forum from 5:15-6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 8 via Zoom. Register now to save your virtual seat.

Hear from leaders in a variety of industries as they discuss how they overcame and embraced challenges to rise up in their fields. You’ll leave feeling inspired to do the same.

Panel Participants

Shonn Brown, vice president and deputy general counsel at Kimberly-Clark; Board of Directors member at the Texas Women’s Foundation

Shonn Brown is recognized as a corporate and community leader for her strategic planning, risk management, governance and advocacy skills. She is a seasoned litigation and trial attorney with over 20 years of experience as a trusted and influential business advisor. Shonn is known for her action-based, results-oriented, practical approach. 
 
Since 2019, Shonn has been the chief global litigation counsel for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, a $19 billion-dollar consumer packaged goods company. In this role, Shonn also advises on matters of public policy. 

Prior to Kimberly-Clark, Shonn was a partner in the law firm Lynn Pinker Hurst and Schwegmann LLP, a top-tier boutique trial law firm representing Fortune 500 corporations, major financial institutions and high net-worth individuals in complex business disputes. She began her law practice at the global law firm Locke Lord LLP.

Priscila Dilley, senior officer, Leadership Academy Network

The Leadership Academy Network is an innovative partnership between Texas Wesleyan University and Fort Worth ISD designed to maintain and grow academic success at five once-struggling PK-8 campuses. In a newly formed position in Texas Wesleyan’s School of Education, Dilley oversees curriculum, instruction, administration and student development at the District’s Leadership Academies 

Dilley is known as a visionary leader with a keen sense for strategy and forward thinking. She is a native of Brazil who moved to Texas as an eager fifth-grader. She graduated from Dallas Baptist University with a bachelor’s degree and began her career as a bilingual teacher for Irving ISD. In 2004, Dilley joined Fort Worth ISD as a campus administrator and later served as principal of South Hills Elementary, where she led the school to double-digit gains every year. With that success, Fort Worth ISD brought Dilley to its central office in 2013 to support multiple campuses. In 2018, she was named executive director of the District’s newly formed Office of Innovation and Transformation—where she helped revamp challenged schools and offer new education options, including the Leadership Academy model. 

Questions on the event? Contact Dr. Meghan Wright at mcwright99@txwes.edu.

 

 

 

 

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