About this event
- Complimentary light refreshments and beverages 6PM
- Panel begins promptly at 6:30PM
Join D magazine editor-in-chief and CEO Christine Allison as she moderates an insightful panel of esteemed guests. Sheryl Adkins-Green, Executive VP Mary Kay Inc. and SMU’s Samantha Dodd , curator, DeGolyer library – Women of the Southwest will share stories of triumph from past to present of savvy business women who forged remarkable business feats despite the odds against them.
Christine Allison is Editor-in-Chief and CEO of D Magazine Partners. She founded D Home in 2000 and has been leading digital properties since 2005. When time allows, she writes about remarkable people, civic issues, politics, and the joys of ordinary life.
Sheryl Adkins-Green is a @Forbes Top 50 CMO influencer who received the 2021 Top 100 Women in Marketing Award by Brand Innovators. She received the CMO Leadership Award in 2020, and in 2019, Sheryl was named to BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 2019 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America List. Sheryl was recognized as one of the Most Influential Women in Direct Selling (2017) and in August 2012, Sheryl was the first recipient of the Global Marketer Award from the Academy of Marketing Science. Sheryl serves on the Texas Christian University Board of Trustees, in addition to being a board member of the Dallas Museum of Art and of the AT &T Performing Arts Center. Sheryl was honored to be featured in the best-selling book, “Successful Women Think Differently” by Valorie Burton. Sheryl received a Bachelor of Science in retailing, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School.
Samantha Dodd is the curator for the Archives of Women of the Southwest at the DeGolyer Library at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Her work entails collecting, appraising, processing, and making accessible archival collections in women’s history to document the historical experience of women in the Southwest, with special emphasis on Dallas and North Texas, as well as Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, and the Spanish Borderlands.