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Cathy Bonner finalist for 'Texan of the Year'

Posted: January 4, 2008
Cathy Bonner is business woman, philanthropist, and member of the CWGS Community Advisory Board. She was considered for the 2007 Texan of the Year award by the Dallas Morning News. Originally from Dallas Texas, she earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas at Austin.

Cathy Bonner is an entrepreneur in the fields of communication, marketing, and cable television. She was also executive director of the Texas Department of Commerce from 1991 to 1994 during the Richards administration. She is the president of the board and founder of The Women's Museum in Dallas. She also helped to found Leadership Texas and is on the board of directors for the Foundation for Women's Resources.

Cathy Bonner was a founding member of the Lance Armstrong Foundation. Recently, she led the effort in creating the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, then lobbied for funding which came when Texas voters last November approved Proposition 15 t
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