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upcoming events

Please join us for

Cocktails & Couture
at Neiman Marcus

November 28, 2023

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. • Neiman Marcus (The Shops at Willow Bend)

Women With Promise Cocktails & Couture at Neiman Marcus 2023
Cocktails & Couture 2022
Cocktails & Couture 2022
Cocktails & Couture 2022

Our most popular event of the year! Please join us for Cocktails & Couture, a very special fashion show including private shopping, photos with Santa and a fabulous raffle will be held on Tuesday, November 28th at a NEW LOCATION this year - Neiman Marcus at the Shops at Willow Bend!

GOLD Tickets - $180

  • Seat along the runway

  • Gift bag including half bottle of champagne and truffles

  • Use of floating personal shoppers

SILVER Tickets - $100

  • Seat in second row

  • Gift bag including truffles and votive candle

  • Use of floating personal shoppers


  • Private table for 8 at end of runway

  • Early access to venue at 4:30 pm

  • Personal shopper assigned to the table - shop the show!

  • Appetizers at the table

  • Bottle of champagne on the table

  • Gift bag including half bottle of champagne, truffles, and votive candle

We also have a very special 10th anniversary raffle with more luxury items and more chances to win!

NEW -an extra-special Yves Saint Laurent Crocodile-Embossed Hobo Bag (value $2,650). Raffle tickets for this gorgeous, timeless bag are $100.

MORE - twice as many chances to win with six wonderful items below. Raffle tickets are 1 for $30 or 5 for $125

  • Art, "The Bag" by J. Taylor. Limited Edition Giclee Print with gold finished frame, signed and numbered (4 of 25). Frame Size: 24” x 36 / Print Size: 22” x 32”, (value $400)

  • Neiman Marcus Luxury Beauty Products (value +$500)

  • (2) Neiman Marcus at the Shops at Willow Bend - Lunch for Two at Miraposa Restaurant& Spa Package (value +$750 each)

  • (2) Family photo session by New Haus Kollection (value $500)

This is our most popular event of the year and is sure to sell out, so get your tickets today!

Attending Cocktails & Couture and/or purchasing raffle tickets are a wonderful way to support Women With Promise this year. All proceeds go to support north Texas women emerging from challenging circumstances to build futures filled with promise and success by providing support, educational scholarships, and professional mentorships all within a community of women who care.

More information and tickets here!

Women With Promise Cocktails & Couture at Neiman Marcus 2023 sponsors

past events

annual Scholarship Luncheon 2023

September 14, 2023

We loved celebrating the 5th anniversary of the Women With Promise Scholarship Program and Scholars at our annual luncheon.

Thank you to our fabulous speakers Brenda Siri, MA Cindy Lu and Kelley Johnson for an invigorating conversation on the journey from professional to entrepreneur.


Thank you to our sponsors!

Happiness Hour
This season's hottest trends & closet organization tips with Amy Levenson Krumholz

June 2023

We had such a great time at our recent #HappinessHour! We were thrilled to gather with our caring community to hear from Janet Collinsworth, Founder and Executive Director of Agape Resource & Assistance Center, Inc. on the work they're doing to provide safe, stable housing and support services for women and children in #NorthTexas, helping them break cycles of abuse, poverty and homelessness. Proceeds from the event will help fund facility renovations to provide much-needed services to more women and children.

A BIG thank you to the fabulous Amy Levenson Krumholz who shared the latest trends, styling tips, and closet management secrets. You are an inspiration, and needless to say, we're all big fans!

rag & bone, we appreciate you for the amazing hospitality and for staying open late for a wonderful private shopping experience!

To all of our #differencemakers who networked with purpose, supported our Signature Raffle, and made generous donations, as well as our Board of Directors and event organizer, you are the heart of our organization! Together, we are helping others.

2022 Cocktails & Couture
Annual Fashion Show at neiman Marcus

December 2022

One of our most popular events of the year, and this year the WWP team and partners and fashion experts at Neiman Marcus outdid themselves!  A magical night of fashion, champagne, espresso martinis, delicious nibbles and private shopping—all with a wonderful group of #differencemakers!   It’s no wonder this event sells out every year!  Thank you to everyone who participated, bought raffle tickets and gave their time to make this event a success, all to help women in our neighborhoods who are emerging from crisis and need a hand up.

Special thanks to our sponsors!

Annual Scholarship Luncheon 2022

September 13, 2022

Thank you to all of the #differencemakers who attended our Annual Scholarship Luncheon honoring WWP Scholars and Graduates. It's pretty powerful to have 100 like-minded women who network with purpose and love to give back all in a room together.

Special thanks to or fabulous speaker, Yasmeen Tadia, PHR, visionary founder and CEO of Make Your Life Sweeter. We loved your words of inspiration, meeting your Chief Fun Officer, son Zain and of course, sampling the sweet treats you brought.

And none of this would have been possible without our sponsors, so a BIG thank you to Marsh McLennan AgencyBuilders FirstSource, Booksy, Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP and SNL Associates. We appreciate you!

virtual happiness hour
skincare & makeup secrets at Cos Bar

Spring 2022

The beauty experts at Cos Bar shared their favorite products to address the top skin care concerns, as well as the latest makeup trends for spring. The event included a product discount, free shipping and best of all, 10% of sales were donated to Women With Promise. Thank you to our participants and friends at Cos Bar! And congratulations to raffle winners Teresa Epperson and Shelby Clark.

4th annual cocktails, couture & cookies with Santa

December 2021

What a magical time we had at Cocktails, Couture & Cookies with Santa! Nearly $20,000 was raised for the Women With Promise Scholarship Fund, helping women from Dallas and Collin counties who have emerged from crisis and are building better lives for themselves and their families.

Thank you to our fabulous community of #differencemakers who supported #WWP with raffle and event ticket purchases and the volunteers who helped make the magic happen. We are truly better, together.

Congratulations to our raffle winners, Dummea Vincent., Abby Randozza and Donna Howard!

We absolutely could not have done this without our sponsors, Lincoln Financial GroupMarsh McLennan and Thompson Coburn LLP and of course the always amazing Neiman Marcus! Additional heartfelt thanks go to Danielle DiCesare, Edgar Cardiel, Sara Toth, James Wolfe and Tammany Stern.

And lastly, a huge thank you to our Board of Directors, Leisha Cadwallader Barbara Doucet Dawn Wright Alana Kalantzakis Ackels Carolyn Dent Lisa Welch Shenée Rayford, MBA, SPHRKate LengyelJackie Rodriguez and Shannon Summers


Fall Flavors Cooking Demonstration With Chef Kristen Massad

Fall 2021

Our Fan favorite Joy+Oliver Chef Kristen Massad demonstrated how to make an Apple Cider Aperol Spritz and Chocolate Bark – perfect for the fall and even holiday gifting!  And best of all, we raised more than $3,000!  Congratulations to all the raffle winners!