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Dr. Parsons' Community Service and Awards
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WNBA Inspiring-Women Award
Annually, the WNBA honors "individuals who have blazed new paths on the court, in the boardroom and in the community." Dr. Parsons was honored in 2008 in San Francisco, along with "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts at the annual WNBA Inspiring Women's Luncheon.
Rotarian since 2002
I joined Rotary in 2002. I am a charter member of the Stone Oak Rotary Club and the club's first female president. I've also served at the district level for Rotary International District 5840. I am a Lieutenant Governor currently. I have served in the positions of assistant governor, district treasure, and Rotaract chairperson. It is an honor to serve Rotary!
Speaking at the White House
The White House honored 10 Rotary women, known as Rotary's Women of Action, and I was fortunate enough to be selected as one of them. We each gave a speech at the White House about our humanitarian service through Rotary.
Dr. Parsons at White House
Dr. Parsons is pictured with the other "Women of Action" as well as the 2014 Rotary International President & the RI Board of Directors.
Letter from White House
Tina Tchen, First Lady Michelle Obama's Chief of Staff, sent a beautiful letter congratulating Dr. Parsons on being a Rotary "Women of Action" honoree at the White House.
Rotary's "Women of Action" Award
Rotary International President Gary Huang presenting me the certificate for being a Rotary "Women of Action" at the World Bank Luncheon on October 7, 2014.
Mayor Taylor presents Citation
Dr. Parsons was presented with a Citation from the City of San Antonio for her humanitarian service by Mayor Ivy Taylor on October 16, 2016.
Hildago Honoree Bexar County
Dr. Parsons was appointed "Hildago de San Antonio de Bejar"by the Bexar County Commissioner's Court on November 18, 2014.