A former publisher described “fierce females” as women you’d love to sit next to at a dinner party. Someone you could ask for advice or an amusing anecdote. The kind of woman that took unfavorable circumstances and made them favorable. The kind of woman that learns the rules to rewrite them. The kind of woman that props doors of opportunity open and invites the rest of us in.
Meet the trailblazing women in our neighborhood.
How dance instructor Kitty Carter makes a difference in her students’ lives
Photography by Jessica Turner. Kitty Carter knows her reputation. After 41 years owning a dance studio in Lake Highlands and more than a decade coaching Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader hopefuls on CMT’s Making the […]
Donna Halstead was the first woman to represent District 10 in the Dallas City Council
Photography by Jessica Turner. Donna Halstead celebrates every sunrise knowing she’s lucky to be alive. The first and only female to represent District 10 on the Dallas City Council contracted COVID-19 in February […]
Joan Walne had a hand in Dallas parks, philanthropy and more
Photography by Jessica Turner. Joan Walne is passionate about Dallas city parks. The Lake Highlands North Recreation Center spraygrounds, Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden at the Dallas Arboretum and Klyde Warren Park were […]
Trissie Osborn created and leads a respite program for caretakers
Photography by Jessica Turner. Trissie Osborn is always the cheerful sort, but catch her on a Thursday and you’ll find the Mississippi native happy as a hound dog with two tails. That’s when […]