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United to Learn's Inaugural Impact Showcase celebrates this year’s educators, sponsors, partners, and volunteers who helped make an impact in our Dallas ISD network schools. 


Enjoy gallery-style exhibits with interactive elements. Mingle with like-minded change-makers while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and cocktails.



Please join us to celebrate what you have helped make possible and how your efforts can fuel student potential for years to come.



Thursday, May 2, 2024


5:00 PM | Arcadia Park Elementary School Drumline Welcome & Check-In

5:15 PM | Exhibit Showcase

5:50 PM | Rooftop Cocktail Reception

6:30 PM | Awards & Recognition


Attire: Snappy Professional/Dressy Casual


Host Committee

Lindsay Billingsley, U2L Board, LAB Strategies

Rachel Chewakin, U2L Deputy Chief of Staff

Sheryl Collins, U2L Chief Programs Officer

Loren Colman, U2L Liaison

Renee Gadson, U2L Chief Advancement Officer

Margaret Hirsch, U2L Board Chair, The Hirsch Family Foundation

Amee Joshi, U2L Chief Operations Officer

Jeff Kitner, Chief Operating Officer, North Dallas Chamber of Commerce

Ben Leal, U2L Board Chair-Elect, The Addy Foundation

Patty Leyendecker, The Crystal Charity Ball Representative

Liz Martin, U2L Board Treasurer, Goldman Sachs 

Renda Mathew, U2L Advisory Council, Truist

Erica Matsil, Temple Emanu-El

Tanya McDonald, Founder, It’s Lonely at the Top!

Elisabeth McHugh, U2L Liaison

Leigh Morales, U2L Liaison

Karen Natividad, U2L Board, Weaver

Drexell Owusu, U2L Board, The Dallas Foundation

Susana Perez, U2L Liaison

Karen Pollock, U2L Board

Kaitlin Prieur, U2L Liaison Mentor & Advisory Council

D'Ann D. Riemer, U2L Advisory Council

Nicole Small, President, Lyda Hill Foundation

Dottie Smith, Partner, Transcend

Jody Swartzwelder, U2L Liaison Mentor

Meg Temple, U2L Liaison

James Walton, U2L Board

Laura Whitley, U2L Board & U2L Liaison

Abigail Williams, U2L Founder & CEO

Emily Wilson, U2L Chief Marketing Officer

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