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SMU alumna and Bumble CEO leads the way on employee wellness

CNBC Originally Posted: July 29, 2021 Dating app Bumble to give employees a collective week-long holiday twice a year Dating app Bumble on Thursday announced the company-wide week off that it implemented last month will become a permanent perk, now giving all workers the same two weeks’ paid vacation each year. Bumble said it was […]

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Lauren Embrey Honored At Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center For Education And Tolerance’s 2017 Hope For Humanity Dinner

My Sweet Charity Originally PostedL November 10, 2017 A crowd of 970 gathered at the Fairmont Hotel on Tuesday, October 24, for the Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center For Education and Tolerance‘s 2017 Hope For Humanity dinner. The guests, including Lynn and Allan McBee, Bobby Lyle, Thear Suzuki, Frank Risch, and Carol and Don Glendenning, were there […]

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Texas Trailblazer Award to go to Dedman College Board Member Lynn McBee

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: July 13, 2017 The Family Place will present the Texas Trailblazer Award to civic leader Lynn McBee at a luncheon benefit on Oct. 6. As chair of the Family Place Foundation, McBee has led the campaign to finance the agency’s new, expanded headquarters and shelter for battered women and children. […]

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Congratulations to Jan and Fred Hegi, recipients of the Senior Source’s 2016 Spirit of Generations Award

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: November 4, 2016 The Senior Source will give Jan and Fred Hegi the 2016 Spirit of Generations Award at its annual luncheon Nov. 14 at the Hilton Anatole hotel. Well known for civic engagement at the highest levels, the couple has jointly chaired Southern Methodist University’s Annual Fund and the President’s Research Council at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Each has also […]

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‘My Passion, My Philanthropy:’ Lauren Embrey on Giving Bold and ‘Now’

Women’s E News Photo credit: Ginny Martin By: Lauren Embrey DALLAS (WOMENSENEWS)—“There is no such thing as a lesser person.” That is the motto of the Embrey Human Rights Program at Southern Methodist University, and something I innately knew from birth.When I was young, I wanted to drive a moped, but was told I couldn’t […]