Nonprofit changes its name to Ascend Dallas

The Dallas nonprofit that has been empowering women for over 100 years is getting a new name. Good Day talked to Kate Marquez, the Chief Executive Officer of Ascend Dallas, formerly known as WiNGS. Watch it here.  

WiNGS Named Finalist for 2022 D CEO Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Award

June 8, 2022 D CEO recognizes WiNGS in the Capital One Impact Initiative category. DALLAS – WiNGS has been named a finalist for D CEO’s 2022 Nonprofit and Corporate Citizenship Awards, presented in partnership with the Communities Foundation of Texas. Now in its fifth year, the awards honor professionals and organizations in the nonprofit world … Continued

WiNGS Adds Five Members to Board of Directors

July 26, 2022 Nonprofit also welcomes two new leaders to executive team. Dallas – WiNGS has named five members to its Board of Directors – Andrea Albright, Managing Director at Bank of America; Leona Allen Ford, Chief Talent and Diversity Officer/Deputy Publisher at The Dallas Morning News; Jeff Harvey, Partner at Holland & Knight LLP; … Continued

Q&A with Kate Rose Marquez, CEO, WiNGS

By Rob Schneider – Managing Editor, Dallas Business Journal June 22, 2022 About the company: WiNGS’ mission is to empower women and fight generational poverty. Formerly the YWCA of Dallas, the 113-year-old organization serves as a bridge for women to arrive at a place of success and sustainability. About the honoree: Marquez is excited to see the … Continued

Kate Rose Marquez Named 2022 Most Admired CEO

Dallas Business Journal recognizes WiNGS CEO among 18 outstanding North Texas leaders. DALLAS, May 2022 – Kate Rose Marquez, CEO of WiNGS, has been named to Dallas Business Journal’s 2022 list of Most Admired CEOs. The distinction honors leaders in North Texas who deliver outstanding performances in guiding their companies to success and contributing to … Continued