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Dallas Women’s Foundation Names Christa Brown-Sanford a 2015 Young Leader

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DALLAS, April 6, 2015 - Baker Botts, a leading international law firm, announced today that Intellectual Property partner, Christa Brown-Sanford, has been selected as a 2015 Young Leader Award recipient by the Dallas Women’s Foundation.

Sanford has a varied intellectual property practice with a focus on patent procurement, patent litigation, and technology licensing, particularly involving telecommunications, electronics and other cutting-edge technologies.

She is active in her community, having formerly served on the board of the Dallas Children’s Theater. Sanford is a member of the Junior League of Dallas, and was previously the New Member Chair and Assistant Development Vice President and the 2013-2014 membership Vice President for the organization.

Sanford and other award recipients will be honored on April 30, 2015 at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas.

Dallas Women’s Foundation's Young Leader Award was established in 2013 to recognize breakthrough leadership exhibited by women under the age of 40 who are achieving success in a field, initiative or sector, and are creating a path of opportunity for other women to follow. Sanford’s immense dedication to helping young women grow into strong leaders has earned her the honor of being one of two women who will receive the award this year.

Dallas Women's Foundation seeks to advance and increase the number of women in leadership positions by presenting leadership forums, publishing the voices of women leaders, producing targeted research and engaging in advocacy around women’s roles as leaders.



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