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Daina Ramey Berry selected new Chair of the University of Texas History Department

Please join the Town Lake(TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated in congratulating Daina Ramey Berry, she was recently selected to serve as The Chair of the History Department at the University of Texas at Austin beginning Fall 2020.  Below is the link to the news release. https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/history/news/daina-ramey-berry-selected-new-chair-of-history-department  

By | May 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Wendolyn Washington Honored as a Seedling Mentor – Austin’s Fab Five Benefiting Seedling

The Town Lake Chapter of The Links, Incorporated congratulates our own dynamic member, Wendolyn Washington as a recipient of The Girl Scouts of Central Texas Honored 19 Community Leaders on April 20, 2020.  Our very own, Wendolyn Washington,  the Director of Diversity & Inclusion for Intel, seasoned professional and human resource executive who has worked at several major hi-tech companies including Dell Computers, AMD, and Intel was one of the honorees.  Congratulations on a very well-deserved recognition. Listen to her message of service and giving back to our community. Wendolyn's Message

By | April 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Simone Talma Flowers Awarded the Communitarian of the Year!

Congratulations Town Lake Chapter of The Links, Incorporated member Simone Talma Flowers on being awarded Communitarian of the Year and the Keynote Conversation Leader for the Association of Fundraising Professionals.  

By | March 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Daina Ramey Berry presents at BookPeople

On Friday, February 21, 2020, Daina Ramey Berry, an award-winning author, black history maker, unveiler, The University of Texas at Austin professor,  and Town Lake Chapter of The Links, Incorporated member unveiled her new book “A Black Woman’s History of the United States” to a standing room only crowd!    "A Black Women's History of the United States",  is a  vibrant and empowering history that emphasizes the perspectives and stories of African American women to show how they are—and have always been—instrumental in shaping our country.

By | February 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Congratulations, Veronica Jordan-Matlock, Friend of Education Award, Austin ISD 2020

Congratulations Town Lake Chapter of The Links, Incorporated member, Veronica Jordan-Matlock for receiving the “Friend of Education” Award for all of her work in Austin ISD as it relates to #STEM and Engineering during the 37th African American Heritage Celebration.

By | February 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|

A Night on Bourbon Street

Join the Town Lake (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated in celebrating A Night on Bourbon Street on Saturday, February 15, 2020, at the Hotel Van Zandt located at 605 Davis Street.  Experience an evening of dancing featuring the sounds of DJ Kay Cali, light bites, and fun with games to try your luck! Don’t miss this opportunity to support community programs including: RISE (Readiness in Science and Engineering), a STEM program at Bertha Sadler Means Young Women's Leadership Academy, a Title I middle school in East Austin, that inspires girls to achievement with a robotics competition team and National Society of Black Engineers, Jr. chapter. SOAR (Spurring Optimism and Affirming Resilience), a health [...]

By | February 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Announcing The Town Lake (TX) Chapter 2020 Scholarship Application

The Town Lake (TX) Chapter awards a $20,000 scholarship ($5,000/year) to a graduating African American High School Senior from an accredited high school in the Austin metropolitan area.  The Town Lake (TX) Chapter will review applications from African American high school seniors attending a university or college in the Summer or Fall of 2020.  Applicants must meet the following criteria. Be in the top quartile of class rank (3.0 GPA or higher) Be graduating under the Recommended High School Plan Be involved in extra-curricular activities Financial need is considered Relatives of The Links, Incorporated are ineligible to participate as a candidate for the scholarship All applicants need to disclose if they are [...]

By | February 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|

Congratulations to Rakima Dolliole Parson-Featured in the Voyage Houston Inspiring Stories – Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist

Link to Voyage Houston Interview Website: centeredcounselingtx.com Email: centeredcounselingtx@gmail.com Podcast with Loni Swain: https://www.loniswain.com/podcast Scroll to select...

By | January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Congratulations to the Town Lake (TX) Chapter of the Links NSBE Jr. Team First Lego League Camp

The girls of Bertha Saddle-Means Young Women Leadership Academy had the opportunity to attend a First Lego League Camp in November 2019.  Learning out robotics, astronauts and many other STEM-related activities under the leadership of Freda Mills.

By | November 2nd, 2019|Uncategorized|

Maya Smart is Tackling Inequality One Book at a Time

Check out Town Lake (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated VP of Programs and The Links, Incorporated Editor Maya Smart Reports as she graces the cover and pages of Austin Woman Magazine.  She expands her reach by giving back through literacy advocacy and tackling inequality one book at a time. Congratulations Maya! We love your leadership and passion! 

By | July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|