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WPI May Lunch & Learn: Early Childhood Development

Join us for our second Lunch and Learn of the year on May 24, where we will hear from Dominique McCain from Early Matters Dallas, who will cover child development in our community. We will also have a review of agency financials and operational structures in preparation for our June Site Visit to Braswell Child Development Center. Members can attend either virtually or in person, with lunch being provided for those who are able to join us in person.

About Our Speaker
Dominique S. McCain is a change management expert and organizational solutions maven. She’s spent over twenty-years capacity building and working directly with influencers and thought leaders in identifying and implementing solutions to some of their most thorny challenges. A proven cartographer of connection with diverse, educational leadership experience in both large urban educational systems and the non-profit sector, her knowledge and expertise of building equity within systems has helped to challenge and equip partners to attain their desired outcomes. She centers the work on the facilitation of self-actualization to improve outcomes and impact. As a career strategist, Dominique has led transformational projects including full re-designs and re-orgs, collective impact work with a historical early childhood coalition in North Texas, and leadership development and training. Her natural ability to successfully navigate the terrains of people systems and organizational design for mission driven impact has proven to be effective and lead to impact.

She has deep knowledge and expertise in literacy and literacy instruction as a social justice impact play, pedagogical best practice, and teacher development. As a former leader at the Commit Partnership, she positively impacted the organization’s overall approach to their work. Her core value of “students first” led to her playing a critical role in supporting the advocacy efforts for the landmark 2019 Texas legislative session. She has led teams throughout her career and has a proven method for team development, cohesion, and impact. She is dedicated to continually increasing her impact and influence to serve as many stakeholders as possible.

About the Mary M. Jalonick Women’s Philanthropy Institute
The mission of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute is to educate, inspire, and empower women to become confident and engaged donors at every stage of their philanthropic journey while connecting them with the needs of the community and the organizations addressing those needs. Learn more about WPI >

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