Texas Woman’s University presented the Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award to Arcilia Acosta, CEO of CARCON Industries and Construction CEO.
The Dallas Leadership Luncheon, held on April 27 at The Arts District Mansion, was founded by Virginia Chandler Dykes to honor Dallas’ most accomplished citizens. A signature event for the university, it raises funds for graduate student scholarships.
Acosta, a 30-year business veteran, entrepreneur, recognized speaker, philanthropist, and mother, is the founder and CEO of Southwestern Testing Laboratories Engineers. She serves on multiple boards, including for the Communities Foundation of Texas. In 2023, she will become the second woman in history to chair the Dallas Citizens Council.