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Despite the pandemic, WiNGS has continued to help vulnerable D-FW women learn to fly

Earlier this month, WiNGS announced Tameka Cass as the organization’s new chief development officer. In January, Kate Rose Marquez became chief executive officer. The 112-year-old nonprofit provides a range critical resources for women in need, including those who are first-time mothers and small business owners. It focuses on vulnerable populations such as communities of color and those with limited English proficiency, single-income households, and women at risk of intimate-partner violence and financial insecurity.

With Cass new to the nonprofit and Marquez nearly nine months into her role — which has held challenges she didn’t bargain for — we asked the women a few questions about the ongoing impact WiNGS has on women in Dallas-Fort Worth, how it’s managed through the pandemic and what 2021 might hold.

FWD>DFW: Tameka, as the new chief development officer, what’s the first big thing you want to accomplish? What do you see as the biggest

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Fed’s Kashkari expects continued economic recovery but only in a ‘grinding’ fashion

Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said he has not been back inside a restaurant for a sit-down meal since March.


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The U.S. economic recovery is likely to proceed but it is going to feel like a car that might need a new transmission, said Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari on Wednesday.

“Unless something dramatic changes or we have a breakthrough sooner than we expect on vaccines, or there is some dramatic change in policy, I think we are in for a grinding recovery from here,” Kashkari said in a talk to a trade group of Wisconsin manufacturers.

To date, the pace of the economic recovery has been faster than expected, but this is a “double-edged sword,” he said.

Part of the reason for the unexpectedly quick bounce back in the last few months from the slump earlier this year, caused by the coronavirus pandemic, is that states allowed

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