Nancy P. and Thaddeus E. Paup Lecture Series

TWU presents Melba Pattillo Beals at the Jamison Lecture on March 18, 2021

The Jane Nelson Institute for Women's Leadership is proud to co-sponsor the 2021 Jamison Lecture, as part of the Nancy P. and Thaddeus E. Paup Lecture Series.

March 18, 2021 | 7 p.m. | Livestream

Join us for this online event featuring guest speaker Melba Pattillo Beals, journalist, author and member of the Little Rock Nine, a group of Black students who first integrated Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957.

In her memoir, Warriors Don't Cry, Beals gives a first-hand account of what she encountered at age 15.

This lecture is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required.

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About the Paup Lecture Series

The Nancy P. and Thaddeus E. Paup Lecture Series was created through the generosity of Nancy and Ted Paup to provide the TWU and Denton communities with speakers who are bold, innovative and renowned experts in their fields.

Ted and Nancy Paup

The Paups, who reside in Fort Worth, are longtime supporters of TWU. Nancy manages and directs business, real estate and ranching interests in Texas. She previously served on the TWU Board of Regents and was elected vice-chair during her tenure. Nancy is an elected member of The Philosophical Society of Texas. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Humanities Texas, the state affiliate for the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Executive Advisory Committee of The Handbook of Texas Women, and the Board of Directors for the Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art. Nancy has raised funds throughout Texas for the arts, higher education and historical preservation. Her academic degrees include master’s and bachelor’s degrees from TWU. Ted is the president of Paup Mineral Management, L.L.C.

Past Events

JNIWL presents Steve Forbes: The Dollar, the Economy & Stocks: What you need to know.

On Oct. 1, 2020, Steve Forbes was the featured speaker as he discussed "The Dollar, the Economy and Stocks—What You Need To Know."

During this lecture, Forbes shared his economic perspectives and addressed concepts highlighted in his public television documentary “In Money We Trust?”, which answers the question: What is money? Forbes was joined by Elizabeth Ames, co-author with Forbes of the book “MONEY.”

About Steve Forbes

Steve Forbes

Steve Forbes is chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, which publishes Forbes Magazine. Combined with Forbes Asia, and the company’s licensee editions, the magazine reaches over six million global readers. reaches over 65 million unique monthly visitors. Forbes products include iconic lists such as the Forbes 400 and Forbes Global Billionaires, its noteworthy Women’s Summit and its 30 Under 30 lists and conferences that celebrate young achievers from around the world. In addition to MONEY, Forbes has written or co-authored numerous other books. He is also a contributor to countless other publications and appears regularly on cable and broadcast outlets.

Forbes’ appearance was made possible through a donation from Sue S. Bancroft, former chair of the TWU Board of Regents and founding chair of the Jane Nelson Institute for Women’s Leadership Advisory Council.


About Elizabeth Ames

Elizabeth Ames

Elizabeth Ames is a communications executive, speaker and author. She has co-authored several books with Forbes, including “How Capitalism Will Save Us” and “Freedom Manifesto.” She also was producer of the documentary “In Money We Trust?”

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