FORT WORTH (Oct. 17, 2023) – United Way of Tarrant County today announced Ebony Jones as chair of its Women United network, a group of like-minded women building stronger communities through the funding of initiatives that support women and girls in Tarrant County.
Jones, who serves as executive partner for E-Squared, will lead the Women United steering committee in a term concluding in June 2024. Previously, Jones served as vice-chair on the committee.
“I am truly honored to serve Women United’s Steering Committee as chair. The work we’re doing to pave a brighter path for women and girls in Tarrant County is deeply meaningful for me,” said Jones. “I am proud of the impact we’ve made and hope to do much more in the year ahead.”
As Women United chair, she will serve as an ambassador and advocate for Women United in the community and as a member of the United Way of Tarrant County Board of Directors.
Jones joined Women United in 2021. She has over 20 years of experience working in the education and nonprofit fields. In addition to her role with Women United, she currently serves on the board of Leadership Fort Worth, Tarrant County’s Blue Ribbon Action Committee on Childcare, and the advisory council of Fort Worth Report.
“Women United’s efforts to uplift and empower women and girls in our community is key to achieving our mission of solving our community’s toughest challenges,” said Leah M. King, president and CEO of United Way of Tarrant County. “Ebony is a true force within our community, driven by a profound desire to make our world a better place. I look forward to seeing all this group accomplishes in the year ahead with her at the helm.”
About Women United
As an integral part of United Way of Tarrant County, Women United works to improve the lives of women and girls in our community through contributions to female-focused programs and volunteer work. Since its inception, this donor group has awarded more than $460,000 in grants to local organizations at its annual Investing in Impact luncheon. For more information, contact WomenUnited@unitedwaytarrant.org.
About United Way of Tarrant County
United Way of Tarrant County brings people together to build strong communities where everyone thrives. As a nonprofit leader, we help communities tackle tough challenges and work with private, public, and nonprofit partners to boost education, financial stability, and health resources. Last year, we helped more than 325,000 people every year through our resources. We celebrated our 100th anniversary in 2022 and are ready to serve Tarrant County for years to come.